Cornell SC Johnson BusinessFeed: News, Articles & Voices

The main publishing hub for the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and its three schools–the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, and the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration.

Research With Impact

Johnson BusinessFeed

Leave your comfort zone to achieve motivation and growth

April 13, 2022

Developing a skill such as public speaking can be uncomfortable, but new research shows that instead of avoiding discomfort, seeking it out can actually result in better motivation.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Can combining finances lead to long-lasting love?

March 24, 2022

A new study shows that it pays to pool finances if you’re seeking a higher level of satisfaction, harmony, and commitment in serious relationships.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Ideology impacts who seeks federal benefits

March 15, 2022

New research finds low-income conservatives are just as likely as liberals to accept federal assistance, so long as there’s a work requirement.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Sense of ‘professionalism’ linked to unethical behavior

February 9, 2022

Employees or managers who view themselves as more professional are more vulnerable to unethical behavior such as conflicts of interest, study.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Federal laws push food safety stragglers to move forward

February 8, 2022

Strengthening federal food safety laws keep producers – and those along the supply chain – from lagging behind industry standards to protect consumers.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Prabhu Pingali named AAAS fellow

January 26, 2022

Pingali, professor of applied economics and policy, was named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science on Jan. 26.

In The Media

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Frontier, Spirit merger likely to draw DOJ scrutiny

February 8, 2022

Professor Christopher Anderson says a merger could result in lower prices for travelers due to the airlines’ similar business models.

Johnson BusinessFeed

A New Study Explains What It Takes to Stop Wasting So Much Time Online

February 4, 2022

Associate Professor Kaitlin Woolley studied 6,000 individuals to understand what keeps people mindlessly scrolling, and how to stop.

Johnson BusinessFeed

The most important meeting yet for global pandemic response—and drugmakers

November 29, 2021

We need this treaty, writes Johnson Professor Kaushik Basu and Binghamton University Professor Nicole Hassoun in their Fortune Magazine op-ed. It's basic principle? If the WHO pays for a drug, it should own its intellectual property.

Johnson BusinessFeed

What Happens to Service When You Raise the Minimum Wage?

November 17, 2021

A study co-authored by Professor Vrinda Kadiyali finds that higher pay is positive for at least one group—customers.

Better Business Stories & Topics

Johnson BusinessFeed

A SPAC Built to Bridge the Gap between North America and Asia

May 3, 2022

Korean Johnson MBA alumni combined their financial expertise to launch a SPAC targeting breakthrough life-science and sustainable technology in Asia.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Physician Promise Offers Asynchronous Telehealth for Personal and Couple’s Healthcare

May 2, 2022

Shady Henien and Anand Narayan, both MBA ’20, launched Physician Promise to make treatment more accessible, convenient, and comfortable for patients.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Impilo Supports Remote Monitoring of Patients for Telehealth Providers

April 25, 2022

Joshua Stein, MBA ’21, launched startup Impilo to help telehealth providers handle the logistics of supplying patients with remote monitoring tools.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Hopscotch Connects Behavioral Health Clinicians to Pediatric Patients

April 18, 2022

Learning about the mental health crisis among U.S. youth inspired Marla Leana Beyer, MBA/MHA ’20, to launch a startup aimed at addressing it.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Business Impact Symposium Explores the Need for Climate Finance

April 14, 2022

Investments need to focus not only on climate change mitigation measures but also on adaptation issues communities worldwide are facing.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Covid-19 Accelerated the Adoption of Telehealth: ls it here to stay?

April 11, 2022

Cornell MBAs, physicians, and faculty weigh in on telehealth’s benefits to patients, obstacles to widespread adoption, and projections for its future.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Four Cornell Tech MBAs Launched Univie to Create Digital Medical Records for Refugees

April 8, 2022

The cofounders hatched the idea for Univie after participating in a medical records hackathon in Tel Aviv sponsored by the World Health Organization.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Student Experience: The Grand Challenges Framework

April 7, 2022

The Grand Challenges program at Dyson is a way for undergrads to engage in complex community challenges on a local and global scale.

News & Announcements

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Cornell Nolan School to Commemorate 100th Anniversary

April 26, 2022

A yearlong celebration of the 100th anniversary kicked off at the 97th annual Hotel Ezra Cornell (HEC).

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Cornell Nolan School Celebrates A Century of Hospitality Leadership

April 20, 2022

The Cornell Nolan School of Hotel Administration announces a yearlong celebration to commemorate its 100th anniversary.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Cheers to an ‘approachable’ Big Red Cranberry Sour beer

April 19, 2022

A new Big Red Cranberry Sour beer developed by Big Red Brewing will debut on April 22 at Hotel Ezra Cornell 97.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Cornell Nolan School receives No. 1 Ranking by CEO World Magazine

April 5, 2022

CEO WORLD Magazine ranked the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration the number one hotel management school.

Centers & Institutes

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Cornell Hotel Indices: First Quarter 2022 Beware the Ides of March

May 3, 2022

Hotels in gateway and non-gateway cities continue to post positive performance, but hotels in non-gateway cities are experiencing greater gains, according to research from Professor Crocker H. Liu and coauthors.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Creating Stability in an Ever-changing Social Environment

May 2, 2022

Businesses delivering products and services that help people feel connected to the world and that promote a sense of groundedness may have an advantage over competitors.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

App connecting driveways with beachgoers wins hospitality business contest

May 2, 2022

Barge-deck restaurants and robotics startup for cooking kitchens among pitches presented during the 12th Cornell Hospitality Business Plan Competition.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Parker Center Alumni Spotlight – Fahim Razzaque MBA ’08

April 22, 2022

Razzaque serves as Managing Director of Research at Fidelity Investments, where he has worked since obtaining his MBA from Johnson in 2008.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

13th Annual Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition Challenges Global Teams

April 20, 2022

13 teams from universities across the globe competed in the 13th Annual Cornell Real Estate Case (CIREC) Competition hosted by CREF

Nolan School BusinessFeed

The View for 2022: Insights and Expectations for the U.S. Hotel Industry

April 20, 2022

In a keynote sponsored by the CREF, industry experts joined Professor Steve Carvell to discuss the hotel industry’s market outlooks for the upcoming year.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Sustainability Remains a Top Priority in the Hospitality Industry

April 13, 2022

Sustainability is now considered an essential pillar of corporate strategy, according to expert panelists at the 12th Annual Sustainability Roundtable, an event hosted by the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research (CHR).

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Brand Affinity Up for Novice, Down for Frequent Travelers

March 29, 2022

The current drops in business travel and the rise in leisure travel are making it difficult for brands to assess consumer sentiment. 

Community Insights

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Fellows alumni spotlight: Sharad Daswani MBA ’03

April 25, 2022

Sharad Daswani, MBA ’03, has primarily worked in structured real estate finance since Johnson and is fascinated by how technology has changed over the years.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Student Insights: The 12th Annual MBA Women in Investing Conference

December 15, 2021

Kate Nguyen, MBA ’23 shares her experience at the 12th Annual MBA Women in Investing Conference, held virtually for the second time.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Fellows alumni spotlight: Alessandra Zielinski, MBA ’11

November 19, 2021

Alessandra Zielinski, MBA '11, is an executive coach and consultant dedicated to capacity building for mission-driven organizations, focusing on topics such as leadership development, community engagement, strategic planning, operational efficiency, and board governance.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

The 97th Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell: It’s Time to “Celebrate!”

November 3, 2021

Hotel Ezra Cornell returns in-person on April 21-24 at the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration and the Statler Hotel.