All Posts from the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Enterprise

Cybersecurity: crimes and consequences

October 9, 2019

As hacking threats grow in sophistication, here’s a look at what companies are doing to protect themselves and their clients.

Dyson BusinessFeed

John Tobin-de la Puente is bridging the gap between private investment and conservation

October 8, 2019

John Tobin-de la Puente, professor of practice, is on a mission to bring about positive environmental change through the power of private investment.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Alumna Angela Mwanza advises MBAs to build a strong network during 2019 JWiB keynote

October 8, 2019

Mwanza’s talk and a new scholarship in an alumna’s honor focused on building strong relationships to create a powerful network.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Sharing the marketing love with CosmicLove Creations

October 7, 2019

MBA students in Big Red Microenterprise worked with the owner of Ithaca’s CosmicLove Creations to establish a digital marketing strategy for handmade, upcycled clothing.

Enterprise

Ethical Fashion

October 4, 2019

A global fashion revolution calls for greater transparency, sustainability, and ethics in the industry. Cornellians are stepping up to drive change.

Enterprise

Glyph: Pure, minimalist fashion

October 4, 2019

Cornell Tech MBA grads and minimalist fashion entrepreneurs Pranav Sachdev and Alan Lau founded Glyph digitally knit, vegan, and recyclable shoes.

SHA BusinessFeed

Hackathon merges data savvy with passion for hospitality

October 3, 2019

The 2019 Hospitality Hackathon, hosted by the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship, asked students: “In a world of limitless possibilities, how do you connect a customer with their dream experience?”

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Innovative economies: Has China surpassed the United States?

September 27, 2019

John Ninia, an undergraduate research assistant for EMI, compares innovation in China and the United States as their economies compete for dominance.

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Undergrads in Boston: Competing in the Cornell Stock Pitch Challenge

September 27, 2019

Eri Kato ’20 (SHA) reflects on her experience at the 2019 Undergraduate Stock Pitch Challenge hosted by the Parker Center for Investment Research.

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Office of Diversity and Inclusion pay equity panel agrees a gap persists for women

September 27, 2019

An ODI panel including Dean Kevin Hallock, Michelle Duguid, and Susan Fleming discuss pay equity with the Women’s Management Council and Johnson Allies for Women.

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Lessons learned: Recruitment tips from MPS in Management – Accounting alumni

September 27, 2019

Now with careers in the accounting field, MPS in Management – Accounting alumni share tips for current students during recruitment season.

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Anaka Aiyar honored with Postdoctoral Achievement Award for Excellence in Leadership

September 20, 2019

Anaka Aiyar, a postdoc with the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition, received the Postdoctoral Achievement Award for Excellence in Leadership.

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A fresh approach to helping the planet: Elena Belavina takes on food waste

September 18, 2019

SHA associate professor Elena Belavina is finding strategies to help grocery suppliers, households, and restaurants reduce food waste.

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Forbes ranks Johnson MBA #9 on Best Business Schools list

September 18, 2019

Johnson MBA moves up one spot from 2017 to number nine on Forbes 2019 Best B-Schools list. The ranking is calculated based on the MBA degree's ROI.

Enterprise

Technology Meets the Eye

September 13, 2019

Miku Jha’s company, AgShift, created the world’s first autonomous food inspection system using deep learning and machine vision technologies.

Enterprise

The yin and yang of social activism

September 13, 2019

Social activists boost social entrepreneurs’ success but provoke “green hush” among established companies, according to research by Professor Wesley Sine.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Dyson alumni offer advice for new and returning students

September 12, 2019

Dyson alumni encourage new and returning students to choose a career path they’re passionate about and remember to enjoy their Cornell journey.

Enterprise

Full STEAM Ahead

September 12, 2019

Hilary Lashley Renison’s startup, Tinker & Fiddle, encourages children to learn and apply technology at the intersection of culinary arts, music, fashion, and gaming.

Enterprise

Investing for good

September 12, 2019

Mubadala Ventures investor Alaa Halawa focuses on early-growth, deep-tech life science companies that are disrupting traditional industries.

SHA BusinessFeed

Amazing, inspiring, and eye-opening: SHA students recap summer internships

September 9, 2019

Two dozen School of Hotel Administration undergraduates share their summer internship experiences in hospitality and beyond.

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More than 500 first-years and transfers join Cornell business community

September 9, 2019

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business welcomed more than 330 students in the Class of 2023 and about 170 transfers into the undergraduate community.

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Reggie Fils-Aimé ’83 to visit as Dyson’s first leader in residence

September 9, 2019

Reggie Fils-Aimé ’83, retired president and COO of Nintendo of America, is named the inaugural leader in residence for Dyson's new leadership program.

Enterprise

Listen Up: Podcasts go mainstream

September 6, 2019

Podcast producers are finding listeners who crave a longer-form media experience and the informal conversation format that podcasts offer.

Enterprise

Startup Snapshot: Intentionally Inventive

September 6, 2019

Scott Yewell’s startup, Purpose Built Software, builds time-saving and efficient custom applications for companies.

Enterprise

Profile in Leadership: Maggie Chan Jones, MBA ’09, founder and CEO of Tenshey

September 5, 2019

Former SAP CMO Maggie Chan Jones launched executive coaching firm Tenshey to advance gender diversity and leadership development.

Enterprise

The character of conscience

September 3, 2019

You can help yourself to act virtuously in your personal and professional life by acknowledging that you are vulnerable to mistakes in moral judgement.

Enterprise

Startup Snapshot: Growing Up Fast

August 29, 2019

Zawadi Bryant fostered a culture “to think not like just a single location, but more like a network” as co-founder of NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Welcoming Johnson’s residential MBA classes of 2020 and 2021

August 29, 2019

Johnson recently welcomed 432 new students across its three residential MBA programs. See pre-term highlights and data for the classes of 2020 and 2021.

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Applying to the One-Year MBA program? Take these 4 steps.

August 28, 2019

Could Johnson’s One-Year MBA program be right for you? If you’re thinking of applying, here are four steps to making the admissions process go smoothly.

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Turning the page: MBAs help NY publishers balance passion with profit

August 21, 2019

Big Red Microenterprise took on a primary challenge of many small business owners—the desire to balance profit with passion—with Larson Publications.

Enterprise

How Chinese citizens’ activism curbs pollution

August 14, 2019

Research by Professor Christopher Marquis finds that, in China, civil protests are more effective than petitions in bringing about environmental reform.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Arc Finance: Increasing access to clean energy in the developing world

August 10, 2019

Nicola Armacost discusses Arc Finance’s approach to giving vulnerable populations greater access to clean energy and water via microfinance.

SHA BusinessFeed

Cross-Cornell collaboration unites ILR and SHA to advance labor relations in hospitality

August 6, 2019

From roundtables to conferences, CIHLER sponsors a variety of experiences that focus on legal issues, human resources, and labor relations in the hospitality industry.

Enterprise

A disposition for diplomacy

August 5, 2019

Over the course of her career in the U.S. Foreign Service, Virginia Bennett, MBA ’89, held overseas posts in Manila, Bogotá, Tokyo, and Athens.

Dyson BusinessFeed

SMART students learn from the unexpected to make a global impact

August 2, 2019

Part of Dyson's Emerging Markets Program, SMART takes students out of the classroom to make an impact in developing and emerging economies.

Enterprise

Portfolio Management: a definitive guide

August 2, 2019

Scott Stewart and his co-authors, all quantitative experts, drew on their experience as money managers for Portfolio Management: Theory and Practice.

Dyson BusinessFeed

2019 SMART program reflections: ASOPROCOAS, Colombia

July 27, 2019

Students in Dyson’s Emerging Markets SMART program traveled to Colombia to help a farmers’ cooperative expand and develop its cacao market.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Present Value: ILR’s Ifeoma Ajunwa on the ethical challenges of technology in the workplace

July 25, 2019

Present Value podcast talks with ILR’s Ifeoma Ajunwa about her research on the use of technologies for hiring and monitoring employees.

Enterprise

10 tips for entrepreneurs from unicorn founder Gang Yu

July 15, 2019

Serial entrepreneur Gang Yu, MS ’86, addressed alumni at the inaugural event of the Cornell SC Johnson China Council of Alumni.

SHA BusinessFeed

CIHLER welcomes Christian White to industry advisory board

July 15, 2019

The Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations is pleased to welcome Christian White to the advisory board.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Dwane Morgan ’02: When life gives you data, make decisions

July 12, 2019

Dwane Morgan ’02, director of global consumer insights at Under Armour, has an analytical view of the world—every interaction is a learning experience.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Green for green: Funding sustainable property upgrades

July 11, 2019

Nicholas Zuba of the Connecticut Green Bank gives students a glimpse of the considerations at play in the world of green energy finance.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Present Value: Corporate titan Irene Rosenfeld reflects on more than 30 years in the food industry

July 1, 2019

Present Value talks with Irene Rosenfeld ’75, MS ’77, PhD ’80 about her major strategic decisions as chairman and CEO of Kraft and Mondelez.

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Present Value: Hernan Saenz reflects on his 20-plus years in consulting and looks ahead

June 22, 2019

The Present Value podcast interviews Hernan Saenz, MILR ’98, MBA ’98, as he reflects on his past in consulting and what's to come in the future.

Johnson BusinessFeed

U.S.-China trade war: A zero-sum game

June 22, 2019

Undergraduate researcher for the Emerging Markets Institute Michael Pocress summarizes the history and outlook U.S.-China trade relations.

Johnson BusinessFeed

SGE speaker demystifies “responsible investment”

June 21, 2019

Linda Giuliano, MBA ’02, of AllianceBernstein gives students a glimpse of the key themes and considerations in responsible investment as part of SGE’s Finance and Sustainability speaker series.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Sustainable energy and the State Grid Corporation of China

June 20, 2019

The State Grid Corporation (SGCC) of China has become a major, global player in sustainable energy over the last 10 years.

Enterprise

Startup Snapshot: Streaming is Believing

June 7, 2019

Elaine Lu, MBA ’11, is co-founder and COO of Visbit, a streaming technology company that delivers VR videos in the best quality anytime, anywhere, and on any device.

SHA BusinessFeed

Year-end reflections from the MMH Class of 2019

May 30, 2019

Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) program graduates share their favorite memories and offer advice for incoming students.

Johnson BusinessFeed

An unconventional decision: My straight-through, MBA/bachelor’s degree experience

May 30, 2019

Hannah Cho, Two-Year MBA ’20, reflects on her decision to pursue both her bachelor’s degree and MBA at Cornell over the course of five years.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Continuing the conversation: The second semi-annual Diversity Business Clubs Summit

May 30, 2019

At the Diversity Business Clubs Summit, students discussed the hurdles of increasing diversity in clubs and businesses and how to overcome them.

SHA BusinessFeed

Executive education food and beverage courses embrace new trends

May 30, 2019

To take your foodservice career further, you can join SHA faculty for executive education classes on optimizing food and beverage program profits.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Tata-Cornell Institute’s co-authors launch new book on food systems in India

May 30, 2019

The Tata-Cornell Institute announces its new book, Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India, which reflects the institute’s past five years of research.

Johnson BusinessFeed

2019 Masters Argentina: 200 Argentine students, 30 speakers, and a challenge

May 30, 2019

MPA student and EMI fellow Claudia Poclaba recaps her experience in a leadership role at the annual Masters Argentina Conference for Argentine students.

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Johnson recognizes 2019 award winners across nine academic programs

May 24, 2019

Several students across Johnson’s seven MBA programs and two MPS programs were recognized for their achievements, contributions, and academic performance.

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PhD student awarded Deloitte Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting

May 24, 2019

Blake Allen Steenhoven, PhD in Management, has been recognized with the prestigious Deloitte Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting at the recommendation of Bob Libby.

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Student teams design innovative cloud systems during Business Model Hackathon

May 24, 2019

Cornell students from both the United States and Cornell-Tsinghua Finance MBA competed in the fourth annual Business Model Hackathon in New York City.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Grubhub and Groupon: What if they merged?

May 23, 2019

Bryan Burroughs, Two-Year MBA ’20, reflects on teaming up with classmates to solve a real-world business scenario for the Investment Banking Immersion.

Dyson BusinessFeed

2019 SMART program reflections: Cappeny Estates, South Africa

May 23, 2019

The 2019 Cappeny Estates SMART team was challenged with creating marketing strategies for a minority-owned strawberry farm in South Africa.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Johnson community celebrates 2019 alumni award recipients at the Big Red Bash

May 22, 2019

Johnson alumni and friends gathered in NYC for the Big Red Bash, Johnson's "biggest night," to celebrate its 2019 alumni award recipients.

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Unexpected access: Doors opened to Johnson SGE students at the nation’s capital

May 22, 2019

Tim Shaw, Two-Year MBA ’20, recounts conversations with top officials and thought leaders on the Washington D.C. trek as part of the SGE Immersion.

Dyson BusinessFeed

2019 SMART program reflections: O’live Handmade Soaps, South Africa

May 21, 2019

The 2019 O’live SMART team traveled to Cape Town, South Africa. They were challenged to develop a marketing for the family-owned skincare business.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Businesswomen in Latin America: Self-affirmation, work, and reinvention

May 21, 2019

Heloisa Menezes, visiting scholar at the Emerging Markets Institute, recounts working as a businesswoman in Brazil and the sabbatical that’s enabled her to study at Cornell.

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Present Value: Saule Omarova discusses financial sector oversight and fintech

May 20, 2019

Present Value podcast talks with Cornell Law School's Saule Omarova about financial oversight, Dodd-Frank, and implications of an emerging fintech sector.

Johnson BusinessFeed

The business of outrunning extinction: Cheetah conservation

May 17, 2019

World-renowned wildlife conservationist Laurie Marker discusses the work of the Cheetah Conservation Fund and its impact in Namibia.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Christopher Marquis’s co-authored paper recognized for “responsible research”

May 15, 2019

Christopher Marquis was recognized as a finalist for the 2019 Responsible Research in Management award for his paper published in Organization Science.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Noteworthy: Dr. Geraldine McGinty discusses the benefits of an MBA

May 14, 2019

Dr. Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR, discusses the benefits of an MBA for healthcare professionals with the Radiology Leadership Institute.

Dyson BusinessFeed

2019 SMART program reflections: FCC, Colombia

May 14, 2019

The 2019 FCC SMART team traveled to Colombia. They were challenged to analyze the business model of a fertilizer plant and an agroecological school.

Johnson BusinessFeed

You’re in! You’ve accepted! How do you make the most of your next two years?

May 14, 2019

Mukul Aggarwal, Two-Year MBA ’19, offers advice to incoming students on making the most of opportunities available at Johnson.

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Interdisciplinary work is the new frontier, and Cornell is leading the way

May 14, 2019

As part of the practicum he participated in, Angus J. McKenzie, MPS ’19, provided services to low-income taxpayers from diverse communities.