Cornell SC Johnson BusinessFeed: News, Articles & Voices

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Earn Into Wealth offers guideposts to wealth building

April 1, 2020

Kaya Ladejobi, MBA ’13, founded Earn Into Wealth, a financial planning firm for Gen X and Y women, URMs and HENRYs (High Earners Not Rich Yet).

Johnson BusinessFeed

Emerging markets elective highlights teamwork and insight among EMBAs

March 31, 2020

David Wei Wu (EMBA Metro NY) shares what he learned about emerging markets—and his classmates—during a winter residential session elective course.

SHA BusinessFeed

MMH externships give insider’s view of the hospitality industry

March 31, 2020

Two MMH students recap their winter externship experiences shadowing hospitality professionals in revenue management and hotel development.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Cornell team ‘solves the retirement puzzle,’ earns first place at the 2020 IPCC

March 31, 2020

Robert Carney, member of the winning Cornell team at the 4th Annual Investment Portfolio Case Competition, recounts his experience at the event.

Johnson BusinessFeed

MBAs find ways to stay social from a distance

March 31, 2020

From online club meetings to virtual Sage Socials, Johnson's Student Council has taken the lead to ensure MBAs stay connected during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Reflecting on international service projects with Dyson’s SMART program

March 31, 2020

In January 2020, total of 44 students and leaders from across Cornell completed service projects with international organizations in Africa and Asia.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Faculty expert webinars help global audiences navigate the business impacts of COVID-19

March 30, 2020

Faculty expert webinars help thousands of Cornell students and alumni navigate the financial, managerial, and social impacts of COVID-19.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Coronavirus price gouging: 33 top cops demand action from Amazon, eBay, Craigslist, Facebook and Walmart

March 26, 2020

Day Family Senior Lecturer in Business Ethics Dana Radcliffe, argues that the rules of a free and fair market should not apply during times of emergency.

Dyson BusinessFeed

As the hospitality industry lays off hundreds, grocery employment becomes an opportunity

March 24, 2020

Supply chain economist Miguel Gomez says major retailers are hiring not just to meet increases in demand, but also because of new emergency legislation towards worker protections.

Enterprise

Fisk Johnson, CEO of SC Johnson: A champion in the crusade against plastic ocean waste

March 23, 2020

SC Johnson CEO Fisk Johnson talks about why ending plastic ocean waste is important to him, his company, and human life on this planet.

SHA BusinessFeed

Coronavirus: Can you–and should you–’shelter in place’ at a hotel or vacation rental?

March 23, 2020

David Sherwyn, professor of hospitality human resources, says hotel companies are doing everything they can to make their environments and safe as possible against COVID-19.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Coronavirus emails from companies may not be calming to customers

March 23, 2020

Soo Kim, assistant professor of marketing, says that emails to customers may not be as comforting as companies hope during times of crisis and anxiety.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Coronavirus drives the U.S. and China deeper into global power struggle

March 22, 2020

Dyson’s Nandlal P. Tolani Senior Professor of International Trade Policy, Eswar Prasad, says that U.S.-China relations have deteriorated to a low during a time when they should come together.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Dire dollar shortage shows failure to fix key crisis flaw

March 22, 2020

Dyson's Eswar Prasad says the dollar's jump is renewing calls for financial-system reform missed during the 2008 crisis.

Dyson BusinessFeed

30 days that brought the world to the brink of a depression

March 22, 2020

Dyson’s Nandlal P. Tolani Senior Professor of International Trade Policy, Eswar Prasad, provides insight into the future of global economic integration as companies react to the coronavirus pandemic and look forward.

SHA BusinessFeed

How should hotels set room rates now and after the coronavirus crisis?

March 21, 2020

Sheryl Kimes, emeritus professor of service operations management, discusses the different approaches hotels in North America and Asia are taking towards room costs during COVID-19.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Threat of sick workers at U.S. meat plants forces policy changes

March 20, 2020

Andrew Novakovic, E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics, discusses the risk of virus contamination at food processing centers and prevention policies.

SHA BusinessFeed

Marriott CEO salary cut a ‘new best practice’ amid coronavirus pandemic

March 20, 2020

Steven Carvell, professor of finance at SHA, provides his expertise on the financial impact of the new coronavirus in the hotel industry and what companies may implement moving forward.

SHA BusinessFeed

Coronavirus makes closures, staff cuts and empty rooms the new reality for Chicago hotels

March 20, 2020

Reneta McCarthy, senior lecturer at the School of Hotel Administration, discusses the possibility of luxury hospitality properties being especially vulnerable to closure during a crisis like COVID-19.

SHA BusinessFeed

Will Donald Trump bail out his coronavirus-battered company?

March 20, 2020

Jan A. deRoos, professor emeritus of hotel finance and real estate, delves into the details of operations costs in high-end hospitality

Dyson BusinessFeed

Efforts to combat COVID-19

March 19, 2020

Steven Kyle, associate professor at Dyson, discusses the markets and efforts in combatting impact from COVID-19.

SHA BusinessFeed

Air, cruise, and lodging: COVID-19 disrupts the tourism industry

March 19, 2020

Christopher Anderson, professor of hotel administration, breaks down the likely repercussions COVID-19 will have on the air, cruise, and lodging industries.

SHA BusinessFeed

Trump signs emergency coronavirus bill expanding FMLA

March 18, 2020

David Sherwyn, professor of hospitality HR, says that some smaller employers may have difficult decisions to make around a newly signed bill expanding leave and guaranteed paid sick leave for certain U.S. workers.

Dyson BusinessFeed

COVID-19 and truck driver shortage may threaten food supply chain

March 18, 2020

Transportation, according to E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics Andrew Novakovic, is the one thing that connects all stages of the the supply chain, from farm to food processing to warehouse to grocery store.

SHA BusinessFeed

Takeout, delivery may save restaurant industry amid coronavirus restrictions

March 18, 2020

Professor Alex Susskind, director of the Food and Beverage Institute, says its not just restaurants that need to adapt to COVID-19 closing measures, but all levels of the supply chain.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Peer pressure in a pandemic

March 18, 2020

Research from Robert H. Frank, Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management, tells us we are much more likely to be swayed by friends, relatives, and neighbors than deliberate attempts from advertising to government regulation.

Johnson BusinessFeed

An internship with impact at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

March 16, 2020

Feam recaps his internship with the United Nations Office at Geneva where he evaluated progress toward the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and more.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Jamie Hunt, MBA ’13, reflects on his experience as a Park Fellow and living with impact

March 16, 2020

A Q&A with alumnus Jamie Hunt outlines his Johnson memories, the creation of the Patagonia Leadership Expedition, and his insights on making an impact.

Johnson BusinessFeed

EMI’s China trek: Free enterprise, socialist goals, and a rich cultural heritage

March 16, 2020

Abhishek Banerjee, Two-Year MBA ’20, shares views and insights on China’s economy and society after his visit to the country.

SHA BusinessFeed

Research Recap: Uncovering the attributes of sustainable earnings in the lodging industry

March 16, 2020

Research from Linda Canina at SHA uncovers factors that can have a significant impact on achieving sustainable earnings in the lodging industry.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Fed cuts rates to near zero and will relaunch bond-buying program

March 15, 2020

The Federal Reserve's actions shows its determination to help the economy and borrowers, says Nandlal P. Tolani Senior Professor of International Trade Policy Eswar Prasad

SHA BusinessFeed

Cornell experts view coronavirus via multidisciplinary lenses

March 12, 2020

Elena Belavina, associate professor of applied economics, joins several Cornell researchers discussing the impact of COVID-19 from the lens of their individual disciplines.

SHA BusinessFeed

Is it safe to eat in restaurants amid the coronavirus? Experts say proceed with caution

March 12, 2020

Professor Alex Susskind, director of the Food and Beverage Institute, notes that contamination is more complex in restaurants vs. a highly-organized supply chain.

SHA BusinessFeed

Elizabeth Blau named 2020’s Cornell Hospitality Innovator

March 10, 2020

Blau, who helped transform Las Vegas into a world-class dining destination, will be honored in June 2021 in New York.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Faculty point to challenges for women in business and voice their hopes for the future

March 6, 2020

Women faculty in the SC Johnson College share their hopes for aspiring business leaders and offer advice for managing ongoing equity challenges.

Enterprise

Better health for babies’ bellies

March 5, 2020

Most American infants can’t digest 15 percent of the nutrients in breast milk. Three Cornellians are working to change that.

SHA BusinessFeed

Coronavirus revives fears of ‘being stuck’ on cruise ships

March 2, 2020

As industry stock prices turn downwards, Associate Professor Robert Kwortnik says that 2020 is shaping up to be a difficult year for the leisure cruise business.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Fils-Aime ’83 highlights industry disruption during Leadership Week’s esports forum

March 2, 2020

Dyson Leader in Residence Reggie Fils-Aimé ’83 discussed the esport industry’s evolution and future with students during the Esports Passion Forum.

SHA BusinessFeed

Roundtable Recap: Students discuss card check, Airbnb, and $15 minimum wage

March 1, 2020

Labor Relations in Hospitality Roundtable looks at impact on the hospitality industry of changing technology, Airbnb, and wage increase.

SHA BusinessFeed

Cornell Real Estate Club visits with alumni and leading firms in NYC

March 1, 2020

The Cornell Real Estate Club traveled to New York City for an insider’s view of five firms and a chance to network with Cornell alumni.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspectives: To change careers, follow your passions and abilities

March 1, 2020

Daniel Titterington, MBA ’20, explores how Johnson helped him identify and carry out his career transition to renewable energy finance.

SHA BusinessFeed

Liu foresees new business models as hospitality infuses retail shopping

March 1, 2020

Peng Liu, SHA associate professor, looks at how the hospitality industry can better serve retail shoppers by giving them enjoyable experiences.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspectives: Operational concepts get real

March 1, 2020

Cecelia McDonald, MBA ’20, reflects on the very real benefits of applying the concept of utilization to her own life as well as her career.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Africa Trek: An eye-opening experience and first-hand look at market trends

February 28, 2020

Guillaume Allard, One-Year MBA ’20, shares insights into South Africa and Ghana gained during Johnson’s MBA student trek to Africa.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Tracking food’s farm-to-table journey

February 25, 2020

Alumni joined Cornell Business of Food faculty to weigh in on food supply chains, sustainability, transparency, and plant-based proteins.

Enterprise

Do People Regret Their Unhealthy Behaviors?

February 21, 2020

Regret you feel before you indulge may be higher than what you’ll feel afterwards, according to new research by Manoj Thomas and Helen Chun.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Gaining insights into food industry sustainability with FreshDirect

February 21, 2020

Kelsey Cheng shares her experience working at New York City–based FreshDirect and FoodKick as a supply chain sustainability intern.

SHA BusinessFeed

Industry immersion trip connects SHA faculty with global hospitality leaders

February 21, 2020

During a trip filled with fascinating presentations and discussions, the faculty got some eye-opening views from the C-suite.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Present Value: Robert Frank discusses his new book, Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work

February 20, 2020

By Maria Castex, MBA ’21 Present Value, an independent editorial project produced and hosted by Johnson students, had the pleasure of interviewing Robert H. Frank, the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management and professor of economics at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. Present Value can be streamed on the Present Value website, […]

Enterprise

Reducing the “invisible burden” of overtourism

February 20, 2020

As global tourism grows, the tolls on infrastructure threaten natural and cultural icons reports the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Morgan Stanley leader shares her tips for career success with Dyson undergraduates

February 19, 2020

Carla Harris presented her talk, Tools for Maximizing your Career Success, as part of Dyson’s Leadership Week

SHA BusinessFeed

Placing third in the UBC Sauder International Real Estate Case Competition

February 18, 2020

Tori Weissman dissects what went right and what went wrong for her team at the UBC Sauder International Real Estate Case Competition in November.

SHA BusinessFeed

Noteworthy: Faculty discuss technology’s impact on labor and employment laws for hotel teams

February 18, 2020

According to professors Sherwyn (SHA) and Wagner (Dyson), as hotels implement new technology, legal implications of these initiatives often come into play.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspectives: Three steps in my leadership journey

February 18, 2020

Ashley Clark, Two-Year MBA ’20 and Park Leadership Fellow, outlines three steps that helped her navigate the depth and complexity of leadership.

Johnson BusinessFeed

The impact of e-commerce: China versus the United States

February 18, 2020

EMI undergrad research assistant explains how Alibaba and Amazon compete with fast shipping and competitive prices to capture global retail.

SHA BusinessFeed

Real life TV: SHA and ILR students reflect on employment arbitrations

February 17, 2020

Students visited New York City to observe employment arbitration and gained valuable insight into the legal system.

SHA BusinessFeed

CIHLER Employee Representative Board member highlight: Douglas Wigdor

February 17, 2020

CIHLER advisory board member Doug Wigdor shares his thoughts on the importance of representing employees in litigation.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Present Value: Reggie Fils-Aimé ’83 reflects on leadership and corporate innovation

February 14, 2020

Reggie Fils-Aimé ’83, leader in residence at Dyson, shares lessons he’s learned at Nintendo and other companies during his 35-year career.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Present Value: Eswar Prasad and Andrew Karolyi discuss emerging markets and cryptocurrency

February 13, 2020

Present Value interviews Eswar Prasad and Andrew Karolyi, Cornell economics professors with expertise in emerging markets and finance.

SHA BusinessFeed

Hotel Show NYC: Touring the breadth of the hospitality industry

February 12, 2020

The Hotel Show excursion to New York City gives MMH students a chance to visit hospitality companies and network with industry professionals.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Jessica Rolph’s journey from Cornell student to MBA to cofounder of two best-selling brands

February 12, 2020

Jessica Rolph, founder and CEO of Lovevery, talks about purpose, partnerships, getting acquired, and starting up all over again.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Korea-Japan Trek: Learning about emerging markets and beyond

February 7, 2020

Hassan Ladhubhai shares insights and lessons learned from companies visited during his trek through Korea and Japan with other Johnson MBAs.

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Hotel executive Arthur Keith ’84 is new Statler GM

February 5, 2020

Keith brings 36 years of hospitality operations expertise to the dual role of directing the Statler Hotel and developing student leaders.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Celebrating Ann Richards’s 32 remarkable years at Johnson

February 5, 2020

Known both for the warmth of her smile and her expertise, Ann Richards actively promoted diversity in Johnson's residential MBA programs.

Enterprise

Under the Influence: How behavioral contagion can drive positive social change

February 5, 2020

Others’ choices affect our own and have enormous economic, social, and environmental consequences, argues Robert H. Frank in his new book.

Do hospitality schools deliver the talent you are looking for today?

February 4, 2020

Dave Sherwyn, director of CIHLER and the Pillsbury Institute, contributes to Hospitality Net's 2020 C-Suite World Panel on the value of hospitality education.

SHA BusinessFeed

Research Recap: Flexibility in reservation times can increase restaurant revenue

February 4, 2020

Gary Thompson, professor of operations and management, investigates the impact of timing flexibility in restaurant reservations.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspectives: Seeing leadership through a different lens

January 28, 2020

Taylor Nguyen, Two-Year MBA ’21, reflects on the lessons in leadership she has gained from her classmates’ diversity of backgrounds.

SHA BusinessFeed

STR founder Randell Smith named 2020 Cornell Hospitality Icon

January 28, 2020

Randell Smith, who set the standard for hotel data intelligence and global benchmarking, will be honored in June 2021 in New York.