(POSTPONED)emma Conference 2020

The European Media Management Association (emma) is an international not-for-profit academic organisation that was founded in 2003. emma organizes two events to encourage and support growth in media management research, scholarship and practice throughout Europe and around the world.

All topics related to dimensions of context relevant for media management research are welcome at the conference. They include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Internal context, such as:
    • Ownership issues (e.g. family, public, state ownership, equity holdings)
    • Human resources, employment and professional conditions and practices
    • Organizational capabilities and innovation
    • Organizational climate, culture and identity
    • Venture cycles (e.g. startup vs mature; incumbent vs newcomers…)
  • External context, such as:
    • Informal and formal institutions (e.g. legal and regulatory; dominating norms and ideals; political)
    • Technological, social and environmental jolts
    • Media systems and geographies
    • Sector and ecosystem dynamics
    • Consumer behavior and practices
    • Stakeholder groups and social movements.
  • Temporal aspects such as
    • System-wide processes of stagnation and change
    • Organizational inertia and change in relation to technological and demographic trends
    • Organizational dynamics that unfold in time affecting various outcomes
    • Individual processes of decision making and organizational behavior

(Text sourced from conference website)