Podcasts

Interview with Sydney Finkelstein, author of Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.

Sydney Finkelstein, author of Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent is interviewed. Finkelstein is the Steven Roth Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College...and director of Tuck's Center for Leadership. He has published eight previous books, including the Wall Street Journal bestseller Why Smart Executives Fail.

Interview with Lee Bolman and Joan Gallos, authors of Engagement: Transforming Difficult Relationships at Work

Lee Bolman holds the Marion Bloch/Missouri Chair in Leadership at the Henry Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He holds a Ph.D in organizational behavior from Yale University. Bolman consults and lectures worldwide to corporations, public agencies, universities and schools.

Interview with Dan Hesse, Current PNC Bank Board of Director's Member and former CEO of Sprint

Dan Hesse currently serves as a member of the board of Directors of PNC Financial Services Group. He was president and CEO of Sprint from 2007 to 2014.

Interview with Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Sly James

Mayor Sly James leads the city of Kansas City, Missouri's largest city and the 36th largest city in the nation. A lawyer, Mayor

Interview with Mike Herron, United Auto Workers (UAW)

Mike Herron, long-time UAW leader, on the lessons from innovative Saturn experience that still make positive influences today at GM worldwide, and indeed the auto industry. Herron also shares his thoughts on the evolving roles of labor unions in the 21st century, and how unions around the world are bringing great value through labor/management collaboration, benefitting all stakeholders.

Part II: Interview with Ford UAW co-authors of Inside the Ford-UAW Transformation: Pivotal Events in Valuing Work and Delivering Results.

Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, professor Brandeis University; Dan Brooks, leader with UAW; and Martin Mulloy, Ford VP-Global Labor Affairs, co-authors of Inside the Ford-UAW Transformation: Pivotal Events in Valuing Work and Delivering Results. This two-part podcast examines the events that led to Ford’s 2009 decision not to accept federal bailout funds, and extraordinary collaboration and relationship shift between all stakeholders that allowed Ford to avoid bankruptcy, and return to sustained profitability.

Part 1: Interview Ford UAW authors of Inside the Ford-UAW Transformation: Pivotal Events in Valuing Work and Delivering Results.

Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, professor Brandeis University; Dan Brooks, leader with UAW; and Martin Mulloy, Ford VP-Global Labor Affairs, co-authors of Inside the Ford-UAW Transformation: Pivotal Events in Valuing Work and Delivering Results. This two-part podcast examines the events that led to Ford’s 2009 decision not to accept federal bailout funds, and extraordinary collaboration and relationship shift between all stakeholders that allowed Ford to avoid bankruptcy, and return to sustained profitability.

Interview with Donna Hicks, Associate at Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and author of Dignity: The Essential Role it Plays in Resolving Conflict

Donna Hicks, Associate at Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and author of Dignity: The Essential Role it Plays in Resolving Conflict (forward by Rev. Desmond Tutu). Drawing from research and her 20 years of international conflict resolution experience, plus cutting edge research, Hicks explains how dignity is at the root of most conflicts, whether between warring nations or labor/management, and what leaders must do to reconcile and avoid “dignity violations” that poison organization cultures and damage the bottom line.

Interview with Robert Reich, former U.S. Labor Secretary during Clinton Administration, and current Professor of Public Policy at UC-Berkeley

Robert Reich, former U.S. Labor Secretary during Clinton Administration, and current Professor of Public Policy at UC-Berkeley, discusses points from his 14th book Saving Capitalism for the Many, Not the Few. Reich makes compelling arguments for how better wages and working conditions are actually good long term strategies for businesses, the economy, and the nation.

Interview with Huggy Rao, Stanford University business professor, and co-author of best seller Scaling UpExcellence: Getting More Without Settling for Less

Huggy Rau, Stanford University business professor, and co-author with Bob Sutton of best seller Scaling Up Excellence: Getting More Without Settling for Less. Rao connects fascinating research and compelling case studies with direct implications for leaders of growing organizations looking for scalability.