MAR 24 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2020 - 06:15hs.
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UNLV launches survey about COVID-19 effects on gender influence and leadership roles

The International Gaming Institute at UNLV (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) is conducting research on whether or not gender’s influence and leadership roles in the gaming industry have changed in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic through its “Expanding the Leaderverse” initiative. The initiative promotes diversity and inclusion in the hospitality, gaming, and tourism sectors at university and industry levels. GMB offers the LatAm market access to the survey, which is voluntary and anonymous.

Invitation of the International Gaming Institute at UNLV to participate in the survey:

You are invited to participate in this research study. To be eligible for this study you must be an adult, at least 21 and currently employed in the gaming industry or have been employed in the gaming industry within the past 12 months. To participate in this study, click here. Survey is completely voluntary. You can choose to be in the study or not.

To participate in the survey click here: (only in English)

If you would like to participate or have any questions about the study, please contact:
[email protected] or [email protected].

Our worldwide community of gambling industry leaders provides us with an opportunity to better understand the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender and leadership roles. In this questionnaire, we desire to learn about the effects gender may have had on the contribution of ideas and solutions to challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic and the ways in which leadership roles may have changed. 

We hope that the findings from this research can be used to help inform the community and the industry at large of the various ways in which gender influence and leadership roles have changed because of unanticipated events.

With this survey, we will ask you about how your department and organization are affected by change.  Gender and Leadership may play a role in the adoption of solutions, prevention, and planning practices; your current response and recovery efforts; and a look forward to the long-term effects of this pandemic.

Please review the following informed consent information for our study.  If you consent to participate, please click the forward arrow button below. You are being asked to participate in the study because you meet the following criteria: an adult,  aged 21 and older, and are currently working in the gaming industry or have been employed in the gaming industry in the preceding 12 months.

If you volunteer to participate in this study, you will be asked to do the following: answer a series of Qualtrics survey questions. This study includes only minimal risks and will take approximately 10-15 minutes of your time. You will not be compensated for your time. 

At the end of the survey, you will be invited to participate in a voluntary 30-60-minute phone or video chat interview with one of our research team as a follow up to this questionnaire. Your contact information will not be linked to your survey responses.  The conversation will be a deeper dive into your experiences with the coronavirus pandemic, how gender has been impacted, how leadership roles have changed and your outlook for the gambling industry.

If would like to participate, please provide your name, and email address at the end of the survey.  If you don't simply close the browser. Your participation in this study is voluntary. You may withdraw at any time.  You are encouraged to ask questions about this study at the beginning or any time during the research study.   

We understand that these are extraordinary circumstances and truly appreciate your time completing this survey. We hope that the findings from this research can assist gaming industry leaders in navigating uncertainty and encourage a smoother road to recovery.

Source: GMB