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

ESG pressure takes center stage at the 2021 Emerging Markets Institute conference

December 2, 2021

Emerging markets are making progress in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts but also face hurdles, including metrics and governance.

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Presence of food may decrease enjoyment of customer experiences, study

November 23, 2021

Research by Associate Professor Emily Garbinsky presents a lesson for marketers: food and experiences don’t mix.

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Left, right agree selling bodies is wrong – but reasons differ

November 12, 2021

Both liberals and conservatives consider bodily markets morally wrong, but they do so for different reasons, according to new research.

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Pictures, videos can send viewers down a ‘rabbit hole’

November 9, 2021

How many cat videos can you watch in one sitting? Associate Professor Kaitlin Woolley ’12, says they’re like potato chips: You can’t consume just one.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Structured management protocols help firms thrive

October 18, 2021

Companies with highly structured management practices attract, keep top workers, and those with structured operations attract top-flight managers.

Dyson BusinessFeed

The future of money

October 4, 2021

Professor Eswar Prasad examines the implications of the rise of digital currencies in newest book.

In The Media

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.

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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.

Dyson BusinessFeed

‘Future of Money’ economist says the end of cash is coming—here’s what could replace it

November 11, 2021

“For many consumers and businesses that made the switch to digital payments, there is probably no going back, even if the pandemic-related concerns about the tactile nature of cash were to recede,” says Professor Eswar Prasad.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

The home-sharing start-ups coming for Airbnb’s throne

September 17, 2021

“Airbnb, having such a huge first-mover advantage and having so many hosts… they have a huge scale of benefits that are going to be hard to replicate,” Professor Chekitan Dev tells The Washington Post.

Better Business Stories & Topics

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COO Julie Belkus overcomes supply chain challenges with flexibility and creativity

December 7, 2021

10 Under 10 honoree Julie Belkus, MBA ’18, COO of Rags, says her drive to create and find better ways to do things is the heartbeat of her career.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

How’s the Hospitality Industry Doing? A Hotelie Weighs In

November 24, 2021

The latest from Cornellians: Stephani Robson ’88, MS ’99, PhD ’10, shares her insights on topics from the restaurant labor crunch to the demise of daily room cleanings.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

The Student Voice: Meet Dana Birke ’23

November 24, 2021

Dana Birke ’23 is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in hotel administration at the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration.

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The Alumni Voice: Meet Molly Enbysk MBA ’21

November 24, 2021

Molly Enbysk MBA ’21 is a graduate of the Cornell Executive MBA (EMBA) Metro NY program. She pivoted to consulting after a career in advertising.

Dyson BusinessFeed

The Student Voice: Meet Camden Wiseman ’23

November 24, 2021

Wiseman '23 is pursuing a bachelor's degree in applied economics and management from Dyson, and minoring in leadership.

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Air Factory COO Bill Dully is bent on changing the face of addiction in America

November 23, 2021

Former sports trading card executive Billy Dully believes in helping others overcome addictions and achieve physical and mental wellness.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Veteran Voices: Meet US Army Staff Sergeant Benjamin Weathersby ‘23

November 11, 2021

Staff Sergeant Benjamin Weathersby ‘23 is a United States Army veteran, and certified sommelier, and undergraduate student at the Cornell Nolan School of Hotel Administration.

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Veteran Voices: Meet US Marine Corps Captain Edmund Fuentes MBA ’22

November 11, 2021

Captain Edmund Thomas Fuentes MBA ’22 is a US Marine Corps and US Naval Academy veteran who is enrolled in the Cornell Executive MBA (EMBA) Americas program at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management.

News & Announcements

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Hospitality Hackathon promotes interdisciplinary, data-driven solutions

November 24, 2021

120 students from across Cornell came together in 21 teams to model, prototype, and present their solutions to unique issues brought by the pandemic.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Gift Provides $1.8 Million to Emerging Markets Institute

November 5, 2021

Roberto Cañizares ’71, MBA ’74, and his wife Gail Cañizares supplement their continued advocacy for the SC Johnson College’s Emerging Markets Institute.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Cornell offers new degree: the Executive Master of Management in Hospitality

November 1, 2021

The new program allows professionals to master the essential aspects of leading in hospitality without putting their career on pause. 

Johnson BusinessFeed

Johnson offers a new degree via eCornell: the Master of Science in Business Analytics

October 12, 2021

Johnson and eCornell's online MSBA is designed for working professionals who seek to apply the tools of data science to real problems and real data.

Centers & Institutes

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Excitement and Readiness Accompanied the 2021 National HR in Hospitality Conference

November 30, 2021

National HR in Hospitality Conference took place September 21 to September 23, 2021 at the Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, CA

Research Reveals Cybersecurity Confidence Gap in Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality Sectors

November 19, 2021

New data released by the Center for Hospitality Research and FreedomPay reveals that while nearly all surveyed retail, restaurant, and hospitality stakeholders are confident in their companies’ internal risk assessment processes, their satisfaction in the security of their systems is misaligned with reality.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Cornell Hotel Indices: Third Quarter 2021 Pole Vaulting to a New High

November 18, 2021

The hospitality industry is bouncing back. Hotels are seeing a rebound and some hotels are rising above the pre-pandemic average.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Case Study Explores Real Estate Investment in Shanghai

November 11, 2021

Professor Peng Liu and Terence Loh ’97, MBA ’06 challenge students to solve a real-world business problem in their case study, “Real Estate: Private Equity Investment in Shanghai.”

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Key Human Resources Practices Benefit Franchisees, Performance

November 4, 2021

The Center for Hospitality Research and the Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations publishes the new brief, “Understanding Human Resource Practices and Outcomes in Franchise Businesses.”

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Hotels Worldwide Reduced Carbon Footprint by 3%

October 18, 2021

The average carbon footprint of a hotel stay decreased by 3% from 2018 to 2019, according to the latest Cornell Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking (CHSB) study.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Competing in the Cornell Undergraduate Stock Pitch Challenge: A Deep Dive into Equity Research

October 18, 2021

Students from across the country advanced their equity research skills by competing in the 11th Annual Cornell Undergraduate Stock Pitch Challenge.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Dreams and aspirations of becoming a global sustainability advisor

October 15, 2021

Johnson’s Social Impact Internship Fund enabled Duncan Lee, MBA '22, to showcase his business and sustainability capability to AccountAbility.

Community Insights

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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.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Cornell Undergraduate WIN: Cultivating Winning Female Investors

November 3, 2021

Laurel Prime '22 shares her experience from the 6th Annual Undergraduate Women in Investing Conference.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspectives: The intangibles, finding your goodwill

July 28, 2021

Taylor Nguyen Two-Year MBA ’21 discovered that intangible “goodwill” was far more valuable than salary, bonus, or location