The business of rock n'roll

2014

What can rock bands like Metallica, Radiohead, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd teach business teams about distributed collaboration, risk management and change? Listen to Dawna Jones' interview with Ruth Blatt to find out.

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What can rock bands like Metallica, Slayer, U2, Radiohead, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd teach business teams about distributed collaboration, risk management and change? Listen to Dawna Jones' interview with Ruth Blatt to find out.

You'll learn which bands are role models for team excellence and what the business of music can teach our businesses. Plus how roadies and stage crews work with risk and apply intelligent design principles to pull off things that would make company lawyers run to the hills and how conflict impacts a road crew's performance.

You'll also find out the real reason Guns and Roses fell apart! Ruth Blatt writes about the social science behind rock n' roll music. She has a Ph.D. in Management and Organizations from the University of Michigan and taught Entrepreneurship to MBAs at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She has interviewed dozens of bands, managers, and other industry professionals for a book about teamwork lessons from rock bands and written about rock n' roll for The Atlantic and Psychology Today.

You can read more from her at Forbes, Psychology Today and Wired.

Evolutionary Provocateur

Dawna Jones
Dawna Jones

The Evolutionary Provocateur bi-monthly show is for executives, managers, and supervisors (OR for leaders at all levels) who have noticed that it is not what you know but who you are that has the biggest impact.

Dawna Jones, the show's host, believes that by raising awareness and understanding we can make a quantum leap to a new level of innovation in business - but it has to be done collectively.

What better way to do it than by provoking the evolution of how you see yourself and your role!

Find out more about Dawna at www.FromInsightToAction.com