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Innovation in television entertainment production. A theoretical model and its application to the German TV market


Fröhlich, Kerstin (2007). Innovation in television entertainment production. A theoretical model and its application to the German TV market. Working Paper of IPMZ 04, University of Zurich.

Abstract

The research presented in this paper is part of a larger project comparing the systems of television entertainment production in Germany and the UK. This paper focuses on the following research questions: What is the nature of the relationship between broadcasters and production companies? What are the dominant institutions in this relationship? What is the impact of these institutions on innovativeness? Agency-Theory is used as the theoretical approach to describe the relationship and the empirical findings are bases on 16 semi-structured interviews with television executives from German broadcasters and production companies.

Abstract

The research presented in this paper is part of a larger project comparing the systems of television entertainment production in Germany and the UK. This paper focuses on the following research questions: What is the nature of the relationship between broadcasters and production companies? What are the dominant institutions in this relationship? What is the impact of these institutions on innovativeness? Agency-Theory is used as the theoretical approach to describe the relationship and the empirical findings are bases on 16 semi-structured interviews with television executives from German broadcasters and production companies.

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Item Type:Working Paper
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research
Dewey Decimal Classification:700 Arts
Language:English
Date:2007
Deposited On:15 Aug 2013 14:37
Last Modified:07 Dec 2017 21:57
Series Name:Working Paper of IPMZ
Related URLs:http://www.ipmz.uzh.ch/Abteilungen/Medienoekonomie/Forschung/Arbeitspapiere_en.html

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