Cornell SC Johnson BusinessFeed: News, Articles & Voices

WeChat and Tiktok bans and their implications for future U.S.-China relations

April 13, 2021

EMI Fellow David Wu dissects Trump’s bans on WeChat and TikTok, the Biden administration’s response, and the impact on US-China relations.

Energy justice: Exploring an equitable energy transition

April 12, 2021

The 11th annual Cornell Energy Connection showcased professionals sharing perspectives on key industry issues and featured a panel on energy justice.

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Meet Andrew Karolyi, new dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

April 12, 2021

Andrew Karolyi answers questions about himself as a leader, scholar, and teacher, as well as his outlook on the college and his own life in this Q&A.

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Karolyi selected as new dean of SC Johnson College of Business

April 8, 2021

Andrew Karolyi, who was named acting dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College in March, will serve as dean of the college for the remainder of former Dean Kevin F. Hallock’s term, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced.

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China Puts Limits on Foreign Banks, Worrying Businesses

April 2, 2021

Dyson Professor Eswar Prasad tells the New York Times that China will eventually resume with opening up to foreign financial institutions.

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Taper Tantrum Versus the Current Reflationary Scare

April 2, 2021

Gautam Jain analyzes the US 10-year yield and its effect on emerging market economies, comparing 2013’s Taper Tantrum to today’s reflationary scare.

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Rapid global heating is hurting farm productivity, study finds

April 1, 2021

A study led by Professor Ariel Ortiz-Bobea shows that global farming productivity since the 1960s is 21% lower than it could have been without climate change.

Alumni Mark and Brian Canlis Pivot During a Pandemic and Flourish

March 31, 2021

Canlis restaurant owners practice flexibility to thrive and flourish during pandemic.

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Students serving students

March 25, 2021

Operating under the ethos of ‘students serving students,’ SHA's Dean’s Student Advisory Board represents the student perspective.

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SHA working with hospitality foundation to strengthen DE&I for the industry

March 24, 2021

Dean Kate Walsh is collaborating with other industry leaders to ensure the future of the industry is as diverse as the customers it serves.

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What will travel look like when the pandemic is over?

March 20, 2021

Professor Christopher Anderson tells CNN that he thinks alternative lodging will continue to be a “bright spot” in the hospitality industry.

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He just spent $69 million on a digital piece of art. It’s not his first Beeple.

March 18, 2021

“Think about how traditional art pieces are hard to trade," Professor Will Cong tells the Washington Post. “That is solved after the ownership can be easily divided and traded.”

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Democrats Question Game-Like Trading Apps at House Hearing

March 17, 2021

"These online brokers use prompts, push notifications and other nudges for the purpose of eliciting a specific behavior: increased trading by the investor," Professor Vicki Bogan said at the House Financial Services Committee Meeting on GameStop.

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Students save man from frigid lake after fishing mishap

March 17, 2021

Anjan Mani ’23, a student at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, was among three students who saved a man from downing in a local frigid lake.

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Student Voices: Meet Yifan Wu, Two-Year MBA Class of 2022

March 16, 2021

A marketing production executive and a musician who is pursuing a career in consulting, learn why Yifan Wu joined the Two-Year MBA Class of 2022.

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How Barbara Novick ’82 helped grow BlackRock from startup to asset management giant

March 16, 2021

BlackRock co-founder Barbara Novick outlined eight key lesson she deems critical to BlackRock’s success.

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Opinion: Flying is safer than driving, even during the pandemic. These statistics show why.

March 15, 2021

If you choose to travel during the pandemic, flying is the still the safest option, writes Dyson Professor Garrick Blalock and Johnson Professor Vrinda Kadiyali in their Washington Post op-ed.

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Market Manipulation Chatter Rises as Digital Art Scene Explodes

March 13, 2021

“Fraud detection is hard,” Professor William Cong tells Bloomberg. “Even if they are all non-fungible, they’re still anonymous and it would be hard to track down market manipulators.”

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19th Annual Labor and Employment Roundtable – Session 4

March 12, 2021

Hospitality labor and employment roundtable assembles different perspectives on election and pandemic effects

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Johnson Cornell Tech MBA Alumni Startups Tackle COVID-19 Challenges

March 11, 2021

Enroute and Tangle–two startups launched by 2020 Cornell Tech MBA graduates–are tackling the challenges of COVID-19.

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Student Entrepreneurship Fuels Business Growth And Learning

March 9, 2021

Professor Chris Marquis authors a Forbes Q&A article featuring Nick Bayer '00, founder and CEO of Saxbys.

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Emerging markets speaker Hausmann presents his Scrabble theory of economic development

March 9, 2021

Gaurav Trivedi, MBA ’19, reflects on guest speaker Ricardo Hausmann’s lecture about connections between technological advancement and income growth.

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International Women’s Day: A Message from Dean Kate Walsh

March 8, 2021

Take a minute to hear from Dean Kate Walsh, the first woman dean of the Cornell School of Hotel Administration (SHA), who has advice for her younger self and the brilliant woman in the Cornell community.

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COVID-19’s Impact on the Workplace

March 5, 2021

Professor Kevin Kniffin discusses his coauthored article, "COVID-19 and the Workplace," with Psychology Today.

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19th Annual Labor & Employment Law Roundtable: Session 3

March 5, 2021

The third session of the 19th Annual Labor & Employment Law Roundtable focused on the plaintiffs’ perspective.

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17% of food production globally wasted, UN report estimates

March 4, 2021

Broader system changes are key to helping reduce waste in households, Professor Chris Barrett tells the Associated Press.

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Improving learning outcomes of 50 million students in Indonesia

March 3, 2021

Johnson’s Social Impact Internship Fund enabled Amanda Srishima to pursue a summer internship with the Ministry of Education and Culture in Indonesia.

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Making it count: Emanuele De Biase, Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY class of 2021

March 3, 2021

Emanuele De Biase set out to build his network and broaden his outlook when he joined the Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY class of 2021.

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Webinar Review: Bipartisanship in the Biden Era

March 3, 2021

A new president means a new, union-friendly General Counsel more favorably inclined toward organized labor and its point of view.

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MBAs launch high-growth startups in deep tech through radical collaboration

March 3, 2021

Big Red Tech Strategy partners MBAs with Cornell Engineering Commercialization Fellows to launch businesses based on their technological innovations.

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Park Perspectives: Reading the shorthand

March 2, 2021

For Caleb Heyman Two-Year MBA '21, the Johnson MBA experience has taught him not to live life 'short-handed.'

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Profit through purpose: Building long-term shareholder value

March 2, 2021

Former CEO of Unilever Paul Polman joined students via Zoom to discuss the changing business landscape of a post-COVID-19 world.

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Johnson honors three distinguished alumni at its Diversity Alumni Awards ceremony

February 25, 2021

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Alumni Affairs honored three diverse alumni for their leadership excellence and community contributions.

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Student Voices: Meet Harkiran Kaur Sodhi, Johnson Cornell Tech MBA Class of 2021

February 23, 2021

A tech consultant with a passion for social impact and entrepreneurship, learn why Harkiran Sodhi joined the Johnson Cornell Tech MBA Class of 2021.

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Marriott Names Tony Capuano as New CEO

February 23, 2021

Marriott International names Hotelie Tony Capuano '87 as new chief executive officer (CEO).

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Roundtable Recap: Sustainability in the era of COVID-19

February 22, 2021

Participants from around the world gathered virtually for the Center for Hospitality Research’s 11th Annual Sustainability Roundtable to discuss sustainability in the era of COVID-19.

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Mark Nasr ’07 and Industry Panel Discuss Managing the Impacts of COVID-19 on Air Travel

February 22, 2021

The airline industry has been rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic. With fewer people willing or able to travel by air, demand has drastically decreased—and as a result, so have the number of daily flights offered by commercial airlines. In addition to the diminished traffic, the airline industry is also facing new regulations and changing booking […]

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A gift from David Miller ’87, MBA ’88, funds Celebrating Our Heritage

February 22, 2021

A series of virtual events aims to build community around diversity, equity, and inclusion among Dyson and SHA undergraduates.

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Is This the End of Tipping?

February 21, 2021

The pandemic is pushing the restaurant industry to consider a no-tip approach. “If you’re going to rebuild, let’s rebuild on a sounder model," Professor Michael Lynn tells The New York Times.

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Park Perspectives: Learning by doing

February 18, 2021

The Present Value board reflects on how the MBA podcast has allowed them to try new things and learn from both successes and mistakes.

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‘I even miss the airline delays:’ Meet the business travelers who can’t wait to get back on the road

February 18, 2021

“We really have no idea what business travel is going to look like and at what level it will come back," Professor Chris Anderson tells the Washington Post.

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19th Annual Labor and Employment Law Roundtable- Session 2

February 18, 2021

19th Annual Labor and Employment Law roundtable focuses on perspectives and practical responses of hospitality human resources (HR) professionals to the pandemic

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Center for Hospitality Research hosts panel with industry leaders on customer social engagement

February 17, 2021

Faculty and industry experts convened for a virtual keynote to explore how guest surveys can increase customer satisfaction and engagement.

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High food prices are part of a ‘one-two punch’ for struggling Americans

February 16, 2021

Income loss from COVID19 is driving many new households to experience food insecurity, Professor Chris Barrett tells Yahoo Finance. .

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Harold ‘Hal’ Bierman Jr., professor emeritus, dies at 96

February 16, 2021

Remembering Harold “Hal” Bierman Jr., the Nicholas H. Noyes Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Management and Finance, who died Feb. 12 in Ocean Isle Beach, NC, at 96.

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The new dining reality: Shorter menus, quicker meals — and ugly-delicious dishes

February 16, 2021

The pandemic is "an opportunity for restaurants to improve labor relations — pay more to staff — and try to renegotiate the fundamental elements of their business," says Professor Alex Susskind.

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Student Voices: Meet AJ Mackey SHA ’23

February 16, 2021

Mackey is pursuing a BS in Hotel Administration in hopes of a career as a real estate developer in the theme park and tourism industry.

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Miles Ahead: China, Huawei, and 5G

February 15, 2021

A champion in 5G technology, the Chinese multinational firm Huawei stands out for its absolute advantages over the competition.

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Student Voices: Meet Pearse Lenz, Johnson Cornell Tech MBA Class of 2021

February 15, 2021

A former account manager for a tech firm and a movie and short film producer, learn why Pearse Lenz joined the Johnson Cornell Tech MBA Class of 2021.

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Center for Hospitality Research Hosts Panel on Reimagining Travel 

February 11, 2021

Recovery from the impact of Covid-19 on the hospitality industry is unpredictable and may take longer than we would like, but we have an opportunity to redesign.

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Park Perspectives: Johnson women and our allies

February 11, 2021

Julia Angelos Two-Year MBA ’22 hopes to help provide opportunities and resources that empower through connection, inclusion, and advancement.

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The Internship: Smart. Driven. Googley.

February 10, 2021

Two-Year MBA student Taylor Nguyen writes about her summer internship at Google and the intersection of Google and sustainability.

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Fintech Trends: The Year Ahead

February 10, 2021

Scholars at the SC Johnson College of Business were joined by industry experts in a discussion that highlights current and upcoming fintech trends.

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Updates on College Efforts on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

February 9, 2021

Dean Kevin Hallock and Associate Dean Michelle Duguid provide updates on Cornell SC Johnson College of Business diversity initiatives.

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New faculty introduction: Paul Clancy

February 8, 2021

Meet Johnson's newest faculty member, Paul Clancy, and learn about his area of expertise, what he will be teaching, and his interests.

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Student Voices: Meet Wilfredo Castillo, Two-Year MBA Class of 2022

February 8, 2021

An electronic trading systems and equity specialist focusing on wealth management, learn why Wilfredo Castillo joined the Two-Year MBA Class of 2022.

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The Future Of Business 101: B Academics Network Connects Students With Real-World Lessons On Stakeholder Capitalism

February 8, 2021

Professor Christopher Marquis interviews Jessica Yinka Thomas, the co-founder, president, and board chair of B Academics, for his Forbes Q&A article on B Academics and stakeholder capitalism.

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Innovative Tech Platforms Facilitate Better Communication

February 5, 2021

New tech platforms hope to facilitate communication between employer and employee.

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Will the U.S. Dollar Lose Its Place as the World’s No. 1 Reserve Currency?

February 5, 2021

The US dollar's place in the world economy is secure, Professor Andrew Karolyi tells Newsweek. "There remains robust demand for U.S. Treasury securities at every auction," he says.

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19th Annual Labor & Employment Law Roundtable: Session 1

February 5, 2021

This invitation only roundtable discusses the current state of the hospitality industry from the management perspective.

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Research Recap: Customer engagement is the key to long-term loyalty and impact

February 5, 2021

Professor Anderson’s series of studies examine the long-term impacts of guest engagement upon guest satisfaction, loyalty, and booking channel selection.

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Student Voices: Meet Hailey Nelson SHA ’23

February 4, 2021

Undergraduate Hailey Nelson '23 is taking full advantage of what SHA and Cornell offers inside and outside of the classroom.

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Empty hotel rooms have become private dining rooms and office spaces

February 3, 2021

Steven Carvell, professor of finance and director of the Center for Real Estate and Finance, discusses how hotels have become flexible amid the pandemic.

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Moving the needle: the increasing role of sustainability in business

February 2, 2021

GreenBiz Group’s Joel Makower spoke to students about the steps firms are taking to integrate sustainability into core business.

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Globalization—a growth perspective

February 2, 2021

Leaders in Emerging Markets speakers shed light on the advantages and challenges of investing in and expanding their companies to emerging markets.

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23 Black leaders who are shaping history today

February 1, 2021

Cheick Camara ’22 and Ermias Tadesse ’22, founders of Cornell’s first Black investment fund, BlackGen Capital, listed among CNBC Make It’s “Black leaders who are shaping history today” list.

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Student Voices: Meet Mouna Allani, Johnson Cornell Tech MBA Class of 2021

February 1, 2021

A Forté Fellow who is passionate about technology and product strategy, learn why Mouna Allani joined the Johnson Cornell Tech MBA Class of 2021.

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Park Perspectives: How to stretch yourself as a leader

February 1, 2021

Leaning on lessons learned through firsthand experiences, Peter Fraser Two Year MBA '22 examines how one becomes a better leader in business.

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Leadership lessons from 2020: Navigating the new normal

January 29, 2021

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty share lessons that leaders can gain from the experiences of 2020 and apply to 2021 and beyond.

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Opinion: The GameStop chaos may be a ‘bubble,’ but what does that actually mean?

January 29, 2021

GameStop’s price surge is being referenced as a bubble–but what does that really mean? Professor Maureen O'Hara discusses the phenomenon in her Washington Post op-ed.