By HBR Presents / Youngme Moon, Mihir Desai, & Felix Oberholzer-Gee
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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.
||CleanGrading The New York Times’ News Coverage, and Quick Takes on Random Things||Youngme and Felix decide to "grade" The New York Times' news coverage, before sharing their quick takes on other random things. They also share their After Hours picks for the week.||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUber Prepares to Go Public, and China’s Social Credit System||Youngme, Mihir, and Felix discuss how much Uber is worth as it prepares to go public, before debating China's controversial Social Credit system. They also share their After Hours picks for the week.||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan Netflix Keep Winning? And Why People Are Fleeing Latin America||Youngme, Mihir, and Felix debate whether Netflix's success is sustainable, before trying to wrap their heads around the unthinkably high murder rate in Latin America. They also share their After Hours picks for the week.||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Bad is Airline Service, Really? And Other Customer Service Complaints||Youngme and Mihir welcome their colleague Ryan Buell to discuss whether airlines deserve their reputation for terrible customer service. They also share other customer service pet peeves, as well as their personal "Customer Experience Picks."||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs Retail Dying? Plus, How Are Companies Spending their Tax Cuts?||Youngme, Mihir, and Felix discuss whether the "retailpocalypse" is real, try to figure out how companies are spending their Trump tax cuts, debate whether share buybacks are a good thing or a bad thing, and offer their picks for the week.||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDebating Minimum Wage, and Reflections on a Year of #MeToo||Youngme, Mihir, and Felix are back with Season 2 of After Hours! In this episode, they debate whether the federal minimum wage should be raised, offer their personal reflections on a year of the #MeToo movement, and share their picks for the week.||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Media and Predictive Policing||In this episode, Felix and Mihir explore the prospects for media outlets like Vice and Buzzfeed, discuss their thoughts on predictive policing, and offer their After Hours picks for the week.||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrade and Soccer||In this episode, Mihir and Felix discuss trade, soccer, offer their After Hours picks.||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFood, food, and more food!||In this light-hearted episode taped a couple of weeks ago, Youngme, Mihir and Felix discuss the #eatclean movement, their most/least favorite food trends, and offer their After Hours picks for the week.||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe #MeToo Movement and Its Impact on Business (Live)||In this LIVE! episode taped in front of an audience of Harvard Business School alumni, Mihir and Youngme discuss the #MeToo Movement and its impact on business.||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs the Job of the Presidency Too Big? Plus, Vaping Among Teens||In this episode, Youngme, Felix and Mihir debate whether the job of the presidency is too big even for the most competent of executives; discuss whether the vaping trend among teenagers should have us worried; and offer their After Hours picks for the week.||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrainstorming Gun Control Ideas, and the Affordable Housing Dilemma||In this episode, Youngme, Mihir and Felix brainstorm out-of-the-box ideas for gun control; discuss whether cities like Boston should be trying to attract companies like Amazon despite the affordable housing crunch created; and offer their After Hours picks for the week.||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Conversation with Teens||In this special episode, Youngme asks three teenagers (including her own son) a set of 10 random questions that address everything from how they think about social media, to bullying in high schools, to how optimistic they are about the future.||5/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAntitrust and Big Tech, and Is Corporate Lobbying A Good or Bad Thing?||In this episode, Youngme, Mihir and Felix discuss antitrust and whether we should be concerned about the size of the big tech companies; debate the propriety of corporate lobbying; and offer their After Hours Picks for the week.||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Management Practice Matters||In this episode, Mihir sits down with HBS economist Rafaella Sadun, who has dug deep into why and how management practices matter with award-winning large-sample empirical work. Rafaella discusses the problems and promise of family ownership, why Americans do IT better, the secrets of her productive partnership and how she came to economics, and her recommendation for a biography of a pioneering female economist.||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Rise of Voice Assistants like Amazon Echo, and How to Punish Wells Fargo||In this episode, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss why voice assistants like Amazon Echo and Google Home are all the rage; debate how to punish Wells Fargo for criminal wrongdoing; and offer their After Hours picks for the week.||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Future of Newspapers, and Debating Big Tech||In this episode, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss whether there’s a market for a Netflix for News; debate the future of newspapers like The New York Times; argue about which Big Tech company (Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook) is most and least vulnerable; and offer their After Hours picks for the week.||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy They Do It: White Collar Criminals||Youngme Moon interviews Eugene Soltes, who talks about "Why They Do It: Inside the Mind of the White Collar Criminal." Among other things, Eugene discusses his unique relationship with Bernie Madoff, the motivations behind white collar crime, how firms can prevent such crimes from occurring, and his most memorable conversations with criminals he has interviewed. Eugene also shares an After Hours recommendation.||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Gender Wage Gap, and Debating the Benefits of Retail Medicine||In this episode, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate what it would take to close the gender wage gap; discuss whether retailers like Walmart and CVS entering the medical care space is good or bad for consumers; and share their After Hours picks for the week.||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanZuckerberg Faces Congress, and the Plight of the Post Office||In this episode, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir give their quick takes on Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before Congress; discuss the plight of the U.S. Post Office; and share their picks for the week.||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrump’s Trade War, and the Fate of Tesla||In this episode, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir vent about trade deficits and potential tariffs against China; they also debate the future of Tesla. Plus, their After Hours picks for the week.||4/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFixing the Culture at Uber||In this episode, Youngme talks to Professor Frances Frei, who was hired by Uber last year to help rebuild a broken culture. Frances describes how toxic the culture at Uber actually was and how she dealt with difficult work scenarios. She also talks about what should be done about “bad people doing bad things” and the link between strategy and culture. Plus, she gives a behind-the-scenes look at preparing for her TED talk.||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Money Can Buy Happiness||In this episode, Youngme talks to her friend and colleague, Professor Mike Norton, about how to spend money to create happiness. Mike's tips include spending money on experiences rather than on "stuff," "buying time," and investing in others. Youngme adds a few tips of her own.||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDebating Universal Basic Income, plus Google and the Right to be Forgotten||In this episode, Youngme, Mihir, and Felix debate the idea of a Universal Basic Income; discuss Google and the Right to be Forgotten; and offer their After Hours picks for the week.||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaking Sense of Online Reviews, Our Best/Worst Service Experiences, plus Debating the Future of Spotify||In this episode, Youngme, Mihir, and Felix try to make sense of online reviews, dish about their best/worst service experiences, and offer their thoughts on Spotify. Plus, their After Hours recommendations for the week.||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe #NeverAgain movement, Facebook and the Russian Influence Campaign, Should Pornography Be Banned, and Oscar Picks||In this pilot episode, Youngme, Mihir, and Felix discuss the NRA and whether the #NeverAgain movement has a chance; disagree about Facebook and the Russian influence campaign; and debate the idea of banning pornography. Plus, they offer their After Hours recommendations for the week and reveal what movies they’re rooting for (and against) at this year’s Oscars.||3/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing After Hours||Listen in as Harvard Business School faculty discuss hot topics at the intersection of business and society. (Trailer)||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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