Thursday, February 07, 2013

Lessons from Quentin Tarantino Movies

Tarantino movies offer business lessons.
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It’s Academy Awards season...and once again a Quentin Tarantino movie is nominated for the "Best Picture" gold statue.  This year, it’s Django Unchained.  While Tarantino’s movies are typically successful at the box office, two academics point out how the movies also successfully illustrate several business lessons.
Consider these concepts outlined by Robert J. Thompson, professor of Television and Popular Culture at Syracuse University, and Todd Dewett, a management professor at Wright State University. >>Read more:  
  1. Find the right training to get to the top of your game. Good teacher, motivated staff and opportunity to use new skills are key.
  2. Assemble a strong team - that works well together.
  3. Choose quality over quantity - avoid change for change’s sake.
  4. Surround yourself with top talent who are dependable and offer honest feedback.

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