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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Production Essentials Summit: CQ: Superpowers for Excellence in Game Development
Speaker(s): Kenda Bussing, Esteban Lora, Tina Merry, Jesse Sosa
Company Name(s): Pocket Gems, Microsoft, Cultural Intelligence Center, Gearbox Software
Track / Format: Production Essentials Summit

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Overview: Ever worked with a colleague and wondered why they behaved or talked a certain way? Or been frustrated by differing views on getting things done or managing risk on the project? Ever felt like you were experiencing fatigue from 'culture clashes' on the team? Is the industry seeing authentic diverse representations in games? Do we have diverse talent in our teams? Join this session for an introduction to CQ framework, hear examples of how culture shows up in the business of making games, and discover strategies to improve inclusion and cultural effectiveness in your games and teams.

Game Developers Conference 2021

Kenda Bussing

Pocket Gems

Esteban Lora


Tina Merry

Cultural Intelligence Center

Jesse Sosa

Gearbox Software

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Production Essentials Summit