Harvard Business School professors discuss and debate current events that sit at the crossroads of business and culture. Youngme Moon, Mihir Desai, and Felix Oberholzer-Gee engage in a spirited discussion on a range of topics torn from the headlines — from Facebook, to free trade, to the #MeToo movement. Informed by their unique expertise as professors at one of the world’s leading business schools, their takes are always surprising, unconventional, and insightful.
Season 3 Finale: Stories to Watch This Summer and Summer Recommendations
In this final episode of the season, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss the stories they'll be watching this summer, including how businesses will re-open. They also offer an extended set of recommendations for watching, reading, and other projects during the summer months.
Earnings Reports from Apple and Facebook, and Warning Signs for Uber and Lyft
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate what they've learned from first quarter earnings reports from Apple, Facebook, and others. They also discuss warning signs for Uber and Lyft, and share their thoughts about the recession.
Companies and Consumers Show Their True Colors During the Crisis
Youngme, Felix and Mihir discuss how companies, industries, and consumers are revealing their true colors during the Covid-19 crisis.
Apple and Google Team Up for Contact Tracing, and the Federal Reserve's Rescue Plan
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate Apple and Google's Covid-19 contact tracing plan. They also discuss the Federal Reserve, which has taken a series of unprecedented actions to prop up the economy.
Predictions for the New Normal
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate how the world will be changed by coronavirus. Their predictions for the “new normal” span healthcare, education, the sharing economy, working from home, and more.
Bonus Episode: Reimagining Capitalism (with Rebecca Henderson)
Felix Oberholzer-Gee welcomes a guest to the podcast, Harvard Business School professor Rebecca Henderson, who argues that capitalism needs to be reimagined in light of the urgency associated with climate change.