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OLTM 400 High Performing Teams


This LibGuide offers resources and research strategies related to high-performing teams and filmmaking. To access electronic resources off campus, enter your student email address and password.

Reference Databases

These databases include online encyclopedias and other reference sources which will provide you with definitions, statistics, and reliable background information. To access any electronic resources from off-campus, enter your student email address and password. 

Scholarly and Trade Article Databases

Example full-text periodicals related to film production:

Journal of Film and Video, University Film and Video Association 

Sight & Sound, British Film Institute

Relevant databases for both scholarly and trade periodicals:

As you are searching databases, you might try some of these keywords or phrases and then revise as you find relevant sources:

  • diversity in the workplace
  • group decision making
  • group problem solving
  • group processes
  • organizational effectiveness
  • teams in the workplace
  • virtual work teams
  • teamwork
  • collaboration/collaborative

You may want to add words like:

  • filmmaking
  • performing arts
  • artists
  • filmmakers
  • performers
  • video production
  • film production process
  • film crews
  • creative projects
  • creative industry

Example Journal Articles in OC Databases

Click on the linked titles below, then click on "full text availability" link to access (enter your student email and password if you are off campus).

  Bogoni, Caio Augusto Camargo, and Renate B. Michel. “Interpersonal Relations as a Tool to Film Directing.” CINEJ Cinema Journal, vol. 7, no. 1, CINEJ Cinema Journal, 2018, pp. 91–115, https://doi.org/10.5195/CINEJ.2018.189

  Dooley, Kath, and Larissa Sexton-Finck. “A Focus on Collaboration : Fostering Australian Screen Production Students’ Teamwork Skills.” Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability, vol. 8, no. 1, Deakin University, 2017, pp. 74–105, https://doi.org/10.21153/jtlge2017vol8no1art642.

 Bakker, René M., et al. “It’s Only Temporary: Time Frame and the Dynamics of Creative Project Teams.” British Journal of Management, vol. 24, no. 3, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2013, pp. 383–97, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8551.2012.00810.x.

 Nicola Abraham, and Jo James. “7 Angel of Love: The Story of Film-Making in an Acute Dialysis Unit in a Time of Covid-19.” BMJ Open Quality, vol. 10, no. Suppl 2, BMJ Publishing Group LTD, 2021, pp. A6–A7, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjoq-2021-IHI.7.

 Hodge, Carroll. “Film Collaboration and Creative Conflict.” Journal of Film and Video, vol. 61, no. 1, University Film and Video Association, 2009, pp. 18–30, https://doi.org/10.1353/jfv.0.0020

 Tinits, Peeter, and Oleg Sobchuk. “Open-Ended Cumulative Cultural Evolution of Hollywood Film Crews.” Evolutionary Human Sciences, vol. 2, Cambridge University Press, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1017/ehs.2020.21.

 Ebbers, Joris J., and Nachoem M. Wijnberg. “Betwixt and Between: Role Conflict, Role Ambiguity and Role Definition in Project-Based Dual-Leadership Structures.” Human Relations (New York), vol. 70, no. 11, SAGE Publications, 2017, pp. 1342–65, https://doi.org/10.1177/0018726717692852.

 Ellis, John. “Filming for Television: How a 16mm Film Crew Worked Together.” View (Utrecht), vol. 8, no. 15, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, 2019, pp. 91–110, https://doi.org/10.18146/2213-0969.2019.jethc167.

 Philipsen, Heidi. “Scaffolded Filmmaking in PlayOFF: A Playground for Worldwide Film Experiments.” Seminar.net, vol. 8, no. 1, Lillehammer University College, 2012, https://doi.org/10.7577/seminar.2403.

 Gibson, Cristina B., and Rebekah Dibble. “Excess May Do Harm: Investigating the Effect of Team External Environment on External Activities in Teams.” Organization Science (Providence, R.I.), vol. 24, no. 3, INFORMS, 2013, pp. 697–715, https://doi.org/10.1287/orsc.1120.0766.

 Sabal, Rob. “The Individual in Collaborative Media Production.” Journal of Film and Video, vol. 61, no. 1, University Film and Video Association, 2009, pp. 6–17, https://doi.org/10.1353/jfv.0.0019.

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