HBS Managing the Future of Work
By Harvard Business School
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Artificial intelligence. Robotics. The Gig Economy. Globalization. The world is changing at a dizzying pace in ways that will have a profound effect on the economy, jobs and the flow of talent. How will firms cope with the changes ahead and what steps do they need to take today? Each episode features faculty from the world’s leading business school interviewing CEOs, technologists and experts on the bleeding edge discussing how to survive and thrive by managing the future of work.
||CleanBridging the employer-educator divide||America’s skills ecosystem is broken. Employers are confounded by workforce development institutions. Middle skills employees can’t get the training they need. Educators aren’t held accountable for outcomes. Now, innovative providers are...||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow advanced technology is lifting the business of cranes||Panu Routila, the CEO of Konecranes, which makes port cranes and industrial lifting equipment, discusses how technology is transforming the business of moving many of the things we buy every day. Technologies such as data analytics and virtual reality..||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Vodafone’s CEO is using AI to transform the way the company works (rebroadcast)||In a re-release of our first episode, Vittorio Colao, who stepped-down as CEO of Vodafone in October of 2018, discusses the sweeping changes technology is bringing across his organization, from call centers to senior executives. If you like this...||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 14: The gift of global talent: Why talented people are the world’s most precious resource||In a special episode, Professor Bill Kerr talks with co-host Professor Joe Fuller about his new book on global talent. Talent, Bill argues, is the world’s most precious resource. It is the most important factor in driving innovation – critical in...||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 13: Work without borders: How digital platforms are transforming the way firms get things done||As the world gets smaller, the talent pools available to firms are getting much, much bigger. By bringing employers and workers together and solving key challenges of contracting at a distance, digital labor platforms are changing the way work is...||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 12: Why employers should care about care||As demographics change, caregiving responsibilities have become an increasingly integral part of employees' lives. Joe speaks with Care.com CEO Sheila Marcelo about how her experience of being “sandwiched” by care responsibilities led her to found..||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 11: High school to JP Morgan in seven seconds: How businesses gain an edge by providing ladders of opportunity||There is a deep chasm separating the millions of Americans with limited access to college degrees from professional life. Gerald Chertavian, founder and CEO of Year Up, describes how his organization steps into this void, erecting ladders of...||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 10: Collaborate in the classroom, compete on the grid||As regional utilities across the country faced a silver tsunami of retiring workers, they came together as an industry to develop a pipeline of middle skills workers like linesmen and technicians. From identifying critical roles and competencies to...||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 9: How firms are building strategy around AI||As businesses grapple with advancing artificial intelligence they must make strategic choices. Senior McKinsey Partner Scott Rutherford finds that the best companies ask: How can we delight customers? Which functions can we trust to the technology and..||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 8: What can businesses learn from the present crisis of trust in tech?||Professor Sandra Sucher, an HBS faculty member who has studied trust in business for over a decade, discusses “techlash.” With customers, employees, and governments reacting to transgressions by some of the world’s largest companies, the...||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 7: The CEO of ING Netherlands describes his bank’s agile “big bang”||As customers become more demanding, businesses must work fast to release new products and provide a high-quality customer experience. To keep up, ING took a radical approach one might expect from a Silicon Valley technology company, not a big bank....||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 6: From hot dogs to helicopters, the Golden Triangle’s workforce transformation||Joe discusses the ins and outs of developing an advanced manufacturing talent pipeline in rural Mississippi with Macaulay Whitaker, the Chief Operating Officer of Golden Triangle Development LINK. She describes how companies like PACCAR,...||6/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 5: Big-game fishing in rural Mississippi: Attracting employers to the Golden Triangle||Joe Fuller speaks with Joe Max Higgins, the CEO of Golden Triangle Development LINK, to discuss how a rural region in Mississippi became an attractive destination for global businesses after several local factories were shut down. Though a small part...||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 4: Jobs lost, jobs gained: Focus less on predictions, more on potential||Michael Chui, Senior Partner at McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), and an expert in artificial intelligence, believes that many jobs are going to disappear – including those done by MBAs and doctors – just not as quickly as people think. As he says...||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 3: What really worries the AFL-CIO about the future of work?||Damon Silvers, the Policy Director and Special Counsel at the AFL-CIO believes that with the Supreme Court slated to rule on Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees in June-July 2018, financial stability—not...||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 2: What smart employers are doing to prevent degree inflation||HBS professor Joe Fuller’s latest research Dismissed by Degrees shows that when companies start asking for a four-year college degree for jobs that previously did not require one, they not only reduce opportunities for workers but also restrict...||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 1: How Vodafone’s CEO is using AI to transform the way the company works||Vittorio Colao, CEO Vodafone, is bringing about sweeping change at one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies. In a conversation with Bill Kerr, Colao shares the management challenge of using bots and advanced technology to transform...||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Trailer) Introducing: Managing the Future of Work by Harvard Business School||Harvard Business School Professors Bill Kerr and Joe Fuller talk to leaders grappling with the forces reshaping the nature of work.||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The podcast covers an impressive array of topics relating to how we work with shrewd commentary and analysis. This production by HBS brings together thought leaders who are just as insightful as they are accomplished. Hats off to all involved.
Fantastic podcast with great insights
This podcast is full of engaging and insightful material, and it is a great resource for business professionals in any kind of company. It really makes you think about what the workplace tomorrow is going to look like and how to prepare for the advent of new technologies and major shifts in how we think about work. Would highly recommend!
Fantastic work by the HBS team on this series! Provides great insights and perspectives into how people see the workplace evolving. Highly recommend!