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A podcast delivering timely business insights on today's most relevant issues from Michigan State University's Broad College of Business. Spartan BizCast offers thought-leadership and an insider's perspective from Broad faculty, alumni, and staff.

May 9, 2018

Closing out the first season of the Spartan Bizcast, Caroline turns the questions towards cohost Don Conlon, Broad College Chairperson and Gambrel Family Endowed Professor in the Department of Management, about his research comparing rock bands and MBA student teams. Lifestyle and marriage diversity in groups can be strengths for both groups.

Music: "Upbeat Energetic Uplifting Pop" by pinkzebra

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Want to know more about Don Conlon's research? Check out these links:

"Are Lifestyle Differences Beneficial? The Effects of Marital Diversity on Group Outcomes" by Karen A. (Etty) Jehn, Donald E. Conlon. Sage Journals. Research Article. February 2018.

"'Marriage Diversity’ a Must-Have for Rock Bands to Businesses" by Caroline Brooks. Broad College of Business. News Article. April 2018.