Bookmarks (161)

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    Should Global Beer Company Molson Coors Enter the Cannabis Beverages Business?

    In early 2019, global beer company Molson Coors was exploring how to enter the cannabis beverages...

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    How the Clean Network Changed the Future of Global Technology Competition

    The Chinese telecom giant Huawei and other Chinese telecom firms, like ZTE, had been poised to...

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    Why JPMorgan Chase Is Committed to Improving Racial Equity in Banking

    In 2020, JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced a $30 billion “Commitment to Advance Racial Equity.” This...

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    How to Lead through a Merger: US Airways and American Airlines

    In February 2013, US Airways announced that it would merge with American Airlines to create the...

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    Why Did Pet Concierge Startup Baroo Fail?

    In August 2017, Baroo Pet Care founder and CEO Lindsay Hyde wanted to continue expanding her...

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    The Science of Sales Conversations with Gong’s Amit Bendov

    Gong’s business proposition is simple: provide software that automatically captures, understands, and analyzes written and spoken...

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    Mixing Sports and Money: Adidas and the Commercialization of the Olympics

    Horst Dassler, the son of the founder of Adidas, cultivated relationships with athletes and national associations...

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    Strategies for Underdogs: How Alibaba’s Taobao Beat eBay in China

    In 2007, Alibaba’s Taobao became China’s leading consumer e-commerce marketplace, displacing the once dominant eBay. How...

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    Procter & Gamble’s Lean Innovation Transformation

    When Kathy Fish became Procter & Gamble’s Chief Research, Development & Innovation Officer in 2014, she...

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    IKEA Navigates the Future While Staying True to Its Culture

    After years of success in providing quality furniture at affordable prices, Swedish furniture maker IKEA is...

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    Running a Consumer Fintech Startup within Goldman Sachs

    Marcus by Goldman Sachs marked a dramatic shift for the 150-year-old financial institution, which historically had...

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    How Georgia State University Increased Graduation Rates

    Georgia State University was facing a growing "summer melt" problem, where nearly 20 percent of incoming...

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    Reversing Brain Drain: Moving Talent to Middle America

    After decades of brain drain in rural America, Tulsa Remote is working to attract a diverse...

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    What Went Wrong with the Boeing 737 Max?

    How did the evolution of Boeing’s organization and management lead to two tragic plane crashes within...

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    Disrupting the Waste Management Industry with Technology

    Rubicon began with a bold idea: create a cloud-based, full-service waste management platform providing efficient service...

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    Managing Future Growth at an Innovative Workforce Education Start-up

    Guild Education is an education marketplace that connects employers and universities to provide employees with “education...

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    A Family Business at a Crossroads: Scaling and Succession

    In 2000, Rohit Gera turned his family’s boutique real estate development firm in Pune, India, into...

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    Can Historic Social Injustices be Addressed Through Reparations?

    Survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre and their descendants believe historic social injustices should be addressed...

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    Examining Race and Mass Incarceration in the United States

    The late 20th century saw dramatic growth in incarceration rates in the United States. Of the...

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    Fostering Authenticity and Employee Engagement at John Deere

    As the first Black female factory manager to lead a John Deere plant, Rosalind Fox must...

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    Developing Resilience on the Path to Becoming a CEO

    As a Black female CEO, Shellye Archambeau is no stranger to adversity. Now she faces her...

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    Using Empathy and Curiosity to Overcome Differences

    Bill Riddick, an African-American community leader and counselor, must find a way to bridge the divide...

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    Engaging Community to Create Proactive, Equitable Public Safety

    Melvin Carter, the mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota, swept into office in 2018, promising to improve...

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    Using Behavioral Science to Improve Well-Being for Social Workers

    For family social workers, coping with the hardships of children and parents is part of the...

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    Dove: Maintaining a Brand with Purpose

    Unilever’s Dove soap became a brand with purpose when it launched the “Campaign for Real Beauty”...

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    Uber’s Strategy for Global Success

    As the transportation landscape evolves, can Uber adapt its business model to be successful in unique...

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    Evaluating Innovative Health Care Solutions for Obesity

    From Weight Watchers to bariatric surgery, innovations for combatting obesity abound. But which will do the...

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    The Challenges of Commercializing Fertility

    Entrepreneur Christy Jones is trying to create a new venture to help women preserve their eggs...

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    Growing a Manufacturing Company with a Social Mission

    Nehemiah Manufacturing turned a social mission to hire convicted felons into a competitive advantage, with decreased...

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    Can Entrepreneurs Make Mobile Voting Easy and Secure?

    Making voting more accessible through technology could allow more people to take part in elections. But...

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    Employee Performance vs. Company Values: A Manager’s Dilemma

    As we celebrate the five-year anniversary of Cold Call, we welcome a special guest, Harvard Business...

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    Is Happiness at Work Really Attainable?

    Simón Cohen, founder of Henco Logistics, transformed a small Mexican logistics company into a major player...

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    How to Launch a New Biosciences Product: Start Small or Dive in?

    C16 Biosciences wants to replace palm oil, a major contributor to deforestation and climate change, with...

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    Testing New Contact Tracing Approaches in a Pandemic

    Singapore officials added a nationwide, Bluetooth-based contact tracing program called TraceTogether to their suite of Covid-19-fighting...

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    Glossier Built a Cult Brand and a Digital Community, but What’s Next?

    The digital-first, direct-to-consumer beauty brand Glossier considers marketing strategies that move away from organic community support...

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    Starbucks Commits to Raising Awareness of Racial Bias

    After a highly publicized act of racial discrimination by a Starbucks employee against two African American...

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    SmileDirectClub Looks Beyond Direct-to-Consumer Marketing

    Harvard Business School professor Len Schlesinger and RSE Ventures Co-founder Matt Higgins discuss why direct-to-consumer channel...

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    Is It Time for Big Apple Circus to Fold the Tent?

    By 2016, the Big Apple Circus had weathered many storms in its 38 seasons as one...

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    In a Pandemic, What’s the Best Strategy for the Global Vaccine Alliance?

    How should the vaccine alliance, Gavi, respond to the worldwide need for a vaccine for the...

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    Can the “Cummings Way” Live on After the Founder Retires?

    After 50 years at the helm of Cummings Properties, billionaire and philanthropist Bill Cummings is winding...

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    Autonomous Vehicles are Ready to Disrupt Society, Business, and You

    The rise of autonomous vehicles has enormous implications for business and society. Harvard Business School professors...

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    Is the Healthiest Building in the World Worth the Rent?

    Healthy buildings and superior air quality are increasingly important as people spend 90% of their lives...

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    Fortnite Was a Blockbuster for Epic Games, What’s the Encore?

    In the ever-changing video games industry, Epic Games, the maker of the incredibly popular Fortnite multi-player...

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    Bringing the Case Method Online

    In this special episode of Cold Call, Brian Kenny speaks with Harvard Business School professor Srikant Datar about how Harvard Business...

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    Controlling the Emotion of Negotiation

    Two siblings, Thomas and Sally Campbell, are faced with selling their childhood home. They need to...

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    Is There a Winner in Huawei’s Digital Cold War with the U.S.?

    Against the backdrop of his case, “Huawei: A Global Tech Giant in the Crossfire of a...

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    Do Universities Need 2U to Create Digital Education?

    2U, an online program management provider, believed it was the strongest partner to enable the digital...

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    Global Ocean Trust: Protecting the Blue Planet in New Ways

    Following a successful career in finance, Torsten Thiele has devoted himself full-time to the challenging cause...

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    Why Backstage Capital Invests in “Underestimated” Entrepreneurs

    Harvard Business School professor Laura Huang, whose new book “Edge” explores methods for turning adversity into...

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    China-based Fuyao Glass Considers Manufacturing in the U.S.

    Not many Chinese companies open manufacturing facilities in the U.S., but automotive glass maker Fuyao is...