Large teams, managing for diversity
How do you run a 300-person team from your desk at home? And how does that team manage to function in this time of quarantine? Erika Abrams, lately of Encore VFX, has some answers. Her take on the weirdness of Zoom meetings, the need for empathy coupled with clarity, and the changing landscape for people of color make for a fascinating — and far-reaching — conversation.
Erika Abrams was (until just recently) Lead Executive Producer & Director of Production in North America for Encore VFX, creating visual effects for shows like Flash, Supergirl, Riverdale, Titans and Black Lightning. She’s now consulting with creative teams, leading workshops, and applying design thinking to management and human interaction issues.
Other links to things we talk about:
- Encore VFX
- Get Lit : Words Ignite
- AIGA LA Advisory Board
- Hilarious take on videoconferencing
- Remote: Office Not Required by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson
- Obama Town Hall on Policing and Racism
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