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Thought leadership, innovative perspectives and real-world impact from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. Faculty and staff weigh in on relevant issues and discuss how their work makes an impact – illuminating how and why, Broad matters.

May 9, 2018

Closing out the first season of the Spartan Bizcast (aka Broad Matters), 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.