Cold Call by Harvard Business SchoolAuthor: Harvard Business School
17 Feb 2019

Cold Call by Harvard Business School

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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.

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    The Delicious History of Hershey Chocolate

    Have you ever wondered how Hershey chocolate came to be so popular? Professor Nancy Koehn discusses the life and vision of Milton Hershey, the entrepreneur and philanthropist behind the Hershey chocolate bar, the town of Hershey, Pennsylvania, and the Milton Hershey School.


  • Posted on 13 Feb 2019

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    How Wegmans Became a Leader in Improving Food Safety

    Professor Ray Goldberg discusses how Wegmans CEO faced a food safety issue and then helped the industry determine how it could become more proactive in the future.  


  • Posted on 29 Jan 2019

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    Can Miguel McKelvey Build the “Culture Operating System” at WeWork?

    How deeply does the culture of a startup matter? Can it be shaped? Senior Lecturer Jeffrey Rayport discusses WeWork cofounder Miguel McKelvey’s  innovative role in building a company culture to support rapid growth.


  • Posted on 09 Jan 2019

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    Using Fintech to Disrupt Eastern Bank from Within

    Was Eastern Labs a huge success or an expensive mistake? Eastern Bank CEO Bob Rivers innovates from within by partnering with fintech entrepreneur Dan O’Malley to launch a completely automated small business lending product. Karen Mills discusses key questions from the case: Did Rivers have the right intrapreneurship model? Did he change the culture at Eastern? Did he make a mistake spinning off Numerated into a separate company?


  • Posted on 18 Dec 2018

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    Honda Created a Civic for Very Light Jets: How High Will It Fly?

    After thirty years of research and development, the HondaJet is now the top selling jet in the very light jet segment of the market. Professor Gary Pisano discusses how Honda Aircraft Corporation CEO Michimasa Fujino brings the jet to life, and must now decide on ways to grow the business.


  • Posted on 05 Dec 2018

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