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 4 Finale: Stories We’re Watching This Summer and a Mega-Round of Recommendations
Youngme, Mihir, Felix, Rebecca, and Rawi share the stories they will be watching this summer, before doing a mega-round of recommendations for things to read, watch, listen, and do.
United States – Russia Relations and YOLO!
Do we pay too much attention to Russia, a relatively small economy without important U.S. trade relations? And is this YOLO moment a good thing?
Naomi Osaka and the G7’s Global Minimum Tax
What is the meaning of Naomi Osaka’s exit from the French Open? Does the G7’s bid for a global minimum tax make sense? Rawi and Mihir discuss.
Old Habits and New Rituals (with Mike Norton)
Youngme and Felix invite their friend and bestselling author, Harvard Business School professor Mike Norton, to discuss the old habits and new rituals we have formed over the past year, during the pandemic.
The Shopping Episode: Retail Trends We’re Watching
Youngme, Mihir, and Felix share their shopping habits and the retail trends they’re keeping an eye on.
Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace (with Frances Frei)
Youngme and Felix invite their friend and celebrated author, consultant, and Harvard Business School professor Frances Frei, to discuss the challenges of bringing true diversity and inclusion into the workplace.
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Terrifying Out if Touch
Considering the power these people have to shape the business world, they are terrifyingly out of touch with the powerlessness and desperation of so many ordinary workers. I listened to this for a long time because I like hearing different perspectives. But the “unions are failing because companies like Amazon just treat their workers *really* well” episode was a step to far. That’s just delusion and dangerous. I’m not listening to propaganda.