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We Need to Talk About Games Leadership


The Games Industry is heading towards a crisis, if it is not already in one. It is certainly screaming silently (often less silently depending on who you pay attention to) as we slip from one outrageous revelation to another. With #MeToo allegations rising and repeated reports of poor employee treatment, crunch and dwindling retention of senior talent, it is painfully obvious that something is very wrong. nnIt's time, we need to talk about Games Leadership. nnMelissa Phillips, Director of the Games Leadership Network, has spent the last year working with over 80 current and emerging Games Industry Leaders from over 50 studios worldwide to better understand the challenges facing our studios in the Games Leadership space. What trends are we seeing? How can we better prepare our teams to move into Leadership positions and what might we do to continue to retain those already in Leadership positions?

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