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

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Research: What Happens When We Assign Human Qualities to Companies?

September 28, 2023

New research from the Nolan Hotel School sheds light on the ways people assess organizations.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Meet Vishal Gaur, the Johnson School’s New Dean

September 25, 2023

Dean Gaur believes in continually innovating business education and exploring the role of AI and analytics in transforming the MBA experience.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Rating Platforms Drive Sales at Tourist-Area NYC Eateries

September 13, 2023

Ratings impact high-priced New York City restaurants that service tourists, but have less of an effect on restaurants frequented by “locals.”

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

How Do Consumers Make Online Shopping Choices? The Mouse May Hold The Answer.

September 8, 2023

SC Johnson College faculty used a novel mouse cursor-tracking method to reveal an intriguing interplay of cognitive processes that influence consumer decisions about brands and products.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

New Green Technology Innovation Fellowship Accepts First Cohort

August 31, 2023

Nineteen Cornell MBA students, PhD candidates, and postdoctoral fellows have joined the inaugural cohort of Green Technology Innovation Fellows.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

To stand out on LinkedIn, focus on journey, not achievements

July 19, 2023

In new research, Ovul Sezer, assistant professor at the Nolan Hotel School, and her co-authors, wanted to understand how people can introduce themselves on the networking platform LinkedIn with a high level of effectiveness and success.

Better Business Stories & Topics

Johnson BusinessFeed

Seeing a Bright Future for Hemp in New York State

September 8, 2023

Hailee Greene, MBA ’24, wants to build the first industrial hemp processing facility in the Northeast.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Shape the Future of Senior Living Management

August 22, 2023

Nolan School lecturer Heather Kolakowski and industry specialists discuss affordable, sustainable, and inclusive senior living in an eCornell webcast.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Kyungbae Suh, MBA ’87, Endows Professorship of Global Marketing

August 21, 2023

Amorepacific CEO Kyungbae Suh, MBA ’87, and his wife, Yoonkyung Shin, established the Kyungbae Suh Professorship of Global Marketing.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Helen Lee ’03, MBA ’20: Behind Operations at Cornell Wildlife Health Center

August 16, 2023

Dyson and Johnson alumna Helen Lee helps manage the strategies, programs, and operations for the Cornell Wildlife Health Center.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Adaptation and Transparency Lead Discussions at ESG Investing Research Conference

August 7, 2023

Scholars and investors shared their perspectives on ESG finance at the second Environmental, Social, and Governance Investing Conference.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Giving with Impact: How One Alumna Is Assisting Many Afghans

June 13, 2023

Nell Cady-Kruse ’83, MBA ’85 helps fill the gaps in traditional financial aid and grant funding for Cornell’s Afghan students and scholars .

Dyson BusinessFeed

New York FarmNet Cultivates Stability for Farming Families

May 22, 2023

Fred Lee was on the verge of losing the Long Island farm he had inherited from his family. A call to New York FarmNet helped change his life and his business.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Ethics Speaker Jacqueline Novogratz: How Acumen Addresses Poverty, Promotes Dignity

May 18, 2023

Jacqueline Novogratz recounted how she reached her closely held belief that the opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is dignity.

News & Announcements

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Photo exhibit showcases a century of hospitality education

September 26, 2023

A new exhibit in Statler Hall commemorates 100 years of hospitality education at the Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration in the SC Johnson College of Business.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Research: ‘Status Symbols’ in Online Debates Can Create Bias

August 28, 2023

New research involving machine learning determined that the persuasive power of “symbolic status” from virtual badges in online debates has the potential to create an imbalance of power.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Kyungbae Suh, MBA ’87, Endows Professorship of Global Marketing

August 21, 2023

Amorepacific CEO Kyungbae Suh, MBA ’87, and his wife, Yoonkyung Shin, established the Kyungbae Suh Professorship of Global Marketing.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Meet Our New Faculty: Wyatt Lee

August 10, 2023

Wyatt Lee is a new assistant professor of management and operations at the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration.

Centers & Institutes

Nolan School BusinessFeed

A Case Study on Barbados Tourism: Repositioning a Struggling Country Brand

September 20, 2023

A case study coauthored by Professor Chekitan Dev centers on the Caribbean Island nation of Barbados’ strategy to increase stay-over tourism.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Robert Gregor Named Executive Director of the Pillsbury Institute

June 27, 2023

Robert Gregor ’00, JD ’07, a practicing attorney and the founder and owner of Gregor Hotels, has been named the inaugural executive director of the Leland C. and Mary M. […]

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Unlocking Sustainable Hospitality: How Green Bonds Can Fuel a Greener Future for Hotels and Resorts

May 16, 2023

Corporate sustainability has become as mission critical in business as maximizing shareholder value.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Cornell Real Estate Club Visits Industry Leaders and Alumni in Chicago

May 12, 2023

Tyler Bonaparte ’25 and Reika Nakagawa ’25 write about their career trek to Chicago, where they met with real estate industry professionals.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Cornell Diversity and Inclusion in Real Estate, Spring 2023 Trek to Washington DC

May 9, 2023

DAIRE brought 11 club members to Washington, DC for their 2nd career trek with the help of the Center for Real Estate and Finance (CREF)

Nolan School BusinessFeed

NGO Connecting Young Adults to Philanthropy Wins Business Plan Competition

April 28, 2023

“Citizens of the World,” a concept developed and pitched by Lucas Suero ’26, received this year’s $25,000 first place prize.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Financing the Energy Transition through Sustainable Investment Banking

March 29, 2023

Ben Roberts, MBA ‘23, reflects on what he learned about financing the green transition through his summer internship at Nomura Greentech.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Where Are They Now? Kristen McClellan ’12 (ILR)

February 28, 2023

Kristen McClellan, Cornell alum and founder and CEO of SNAP Wellness and creator of SnappyScreen.

Community Insights

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspective: The Power of Curiosity in Conflict Management

August 11, 2023

Ashley Hamilton, MBA ’24, explores the importance of curiosity in both conflict management and leadership.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspectives: Let the Battle of the Brands Begin

May 17, 2023

Ben Marks, MBA ’24, discusses learning opportunities outside the classroom, exemplified through the Battle of the Brands competition.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Fellows alumni spotlight: Solomon Tesfaye MBA ’15

April 5, 2023

Solomon Tesfaye, MBA ’15, reflects on how his Park Fellow experience influences his approach to leadership in both his professional and personal life.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspectives: Living Inclusivity

March 8, 2023

Derek Ju, MBA ’24, reflects on inclusivity at Johnson.