Cold Call

By HBR Presents / Brian Kenny

Cold Call distills Harvard Business School's legendary case studies into podcast form. Hosted by Brian Kenny, the podcast airs every two weeks and features Harvard Business School faculty discussing cases they've written and the lessons they impart.

  1. 1.
    How the Clean Network Changed the Future of Global Technology Competition
    30:36
  2. 2.
    Why JPMorgan Chase Is Committed to Improving Racial Equity in Banking
    26:44
  3. 3.
    How to Lead through a Merger: US Airways and American Airlines
    26:26
  4. 4.
    Why Did Pet Concierge Startup Baroo Fail?
    28:42
  5. 5.
    The Science of Sales Conversations with Gong’s Amit Bendov
    27:56
  6. 6.
    Mixing Sports and Money: Adidas and the Commercialization of the Olympics
    24:23
  7. 7.
    Strategies for Underdogs: How Alibaba’s Taobao Beat eBay in China
    30:12
  8. 8.
    Procter & Gamble’s Lean Innovation Transformation
    28:35
  1. 9.
    IKEA Navigates the Future While Staying True to Its Culture
    22:43
  2. 10.
    Running a Consumer Fintech Startup within Goldman Sachs
    24:57
  3. 11.
    How Georgia State University Increased Graduation Rates
    26:59
  4. 12.
    Reversing Brain Drain: Moving Talent to Middle America
    25:08
  5. 13.
    What Went Wrong with the Boeing 737 Max?
    19:58
  6. 14.
    Disrupting the Waste Management Industry with Technology
    31:55
  7. 15.
    Managing Future Growth at an Innovative Workforce Education Start-up
    29:12
  8. 16.
    A Family Business at a Crossroads: Scaling and Succession
    27:07
  9. 17.
    Can Historic Social Injustices be Addressed Through Reparations?
    25:38
  10. 18.
    Examining Race and Mass Incarceration in the United States
    26:39
  11. 19.
    Fostering Authenticity and Employee Engagement at John Deere
    26:48
  12. 20.
    Developing Resilience on the Path to Becoming a CEO
    29:40
  13. 21.
    Using Empathy and Curiosity to Overcome Differences
    27:07
  14. 22.
    Engaging Community to Create Proactive, Equitable Public Safety
    23:15
  15. 23.
    Using Behavioral Science to Improve Well-Being for Social Workers
    25:56
  16. 24.
    Dove: Maintaining a Brand with Purpose
    24:08
  17. 25.
    Uber’s Strategy for Global Success
    28:38
  18. 26.
    Evaluating Innovative Health Care Solutions for Obesity
    30:33
  19. 27.
    The Challenges of Commercializing Fertility
    25:34
  20. 28.
    Growing a Manufacturing Company with a Social Mission
    23:33
  21. 29.
    Can Entrepreneurs Make Mobile Voting Easy and Secure?
    21:39
  22. 30.
    Employee Performance vs. Company Values: A Manager’s Dilemma
    24:23
  23. 31.
    Is Happiness at Work Really Attainable?
    28:45
  24. 32.
    How to Launch a New Biosciences Product: Start Small or Dive in?
    21:40
  25. 33.
    Testing New Contact Tracing Approaches in a Pandemic
    23:24
  26. 34.
    Glossier Built a Cult Brand and a Digital Community, but What’s Next?
    27:09
  27. 35.
    Starbucks Commits to Raising Awareness of Racial Bias
    28:42
  28. 36.
    SmileDirectClub Looks Beyond Direct-to-Consumer Marketing
    30:03
  29. 37.
    Is It Time for Big Apple Circus to Fold the Tent?
    18:15
  30. 38.
    In a Pandemic, What’s the Best Strategy for the Global Vaccine Alliance?
    23:50
  31. 39.
    Can the “Cummings Way” Live on After the Founder Retires?
    31:04
  32. 40.
    Autonomous Vehicles are Ready to Disrupt Society, Business, and You
    36:15
  33. 41.
    Is the Healthiest Building in the World Worth the Rent?
    31:54
  34. 42.
    Fortnite Was a Blockbuster for Epic Games, What’s the Encore?
    18:10
  35. 43.
    Bringing the Case Method Online
    23:21
  36. 44.
    Controlling the Emotion of Negotiation
    26:47
  37. 45.
    Is There a Winner in Huawei’s Digital Cold War with the U.S.?
    27:40
  38. 46.
    Do Universities Need 2U to Create Digital Education?
    32:02
  39. 47.
    Global Ocean Trust: Protecting the Blue Planet in New Ways
    26:59
  40. 48.
    Why Backstage Capital Invests in “Underestimated” Entrepreneurs
    30:38
  41. 49.
    China-based Fuyao Glass Considers Manufacturing in the U.S.
    24:20
  42. 50.
    Can Capitalism Be Fixed by Making Companies More Just?
    28:43

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