Cornell SC Johnson BusinessFeed: News, Articles & Voices

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Student Voices: Meet Vikas Reddy ’23

December 2, 2020

A National Merit Finalist and AP Scholar with distinction hailing from Palatine, IL—learn why Vikas Reddy ’23 joined Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration.

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Life is service

November 30, 2020

Last fall Ben Okon ’10, a senior manager at Bain & Company, began mentoring Liam O’Brien ‘20 on how to navigate the consulting industry job market.

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Student Voices: Meet Onyinye Akujuo, Executive MBA Americas Class of 2022

November 30, 2020

Grants manager, funding strategist, and Emerging Markets Institute Fellow—learn why Onyinye Akujuo, joined the Executive MBA Americas Class of 2022.

SHA BusinessFeed

Experts respond to case study challenge with unique brand strategies

November 23, 2020

Professor Chekitan Dev’s co-authored case study challenges readers to position the Neemrana Hotels brand to survive and thrive in a changing market. How did readers respond?

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Trash is Cash: Unlocking the Secret of Recyclability

November 23, 2020

What do a cigarette, dirty diaper, and used flip flops have in common? They’re all recyclable, thanks to TerraCycle’s innovative approach .

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Student Voices: Meet Louise Loyst, Executive MBA Metro NY Class of 2022

November 23, 2020

Learn why technology sales executive and believer in the power of education Louise Loyst joined the Executive MBA Metro NY Class of 2022.

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Keynote speaker John Fekete, MBA ’99, kicks off Parker Center MBA Stock Pitch Challenge

November 18, 2020

John Fekete, managing director at Crescent Capital Group, shared his views on portfolio strategies and investment industry challenges.

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Student Perspective: A participant’s view of the virtual MBA Stock Pitch Challenge

November 18, 2020

Chris Magas, MBA ’22, describes his team’s experience of preparing for and presenting at this year’s virtual MBA Stock Pitch Challenge.

SHA BusinessFeed

Swipe, match, eat: ‘Weet’ pitches better online dating app

November 18, 2020

A proposed dating app won top prize at this year’s annual Cornell Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition sponsored by SHA’s Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship.

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Noteworthy: Innovating for a Post-Pandemic Future

November 17, 2020

Industry leaders discuss challenges and opportunities facing the hospitality industry in a post-pandemic world.

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Impact investing: Opportunities abound in India’s education sector

November 16, 2020

Sanchita Mehrotra writes about her passion for impact investing, diving into two successful examples of impact investing in India’s education sector.

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Student Voices: Meet Kamillah Knight, Executive MBA Metro NY Class of 2022

November 16, 2020

Learn why diversity and inclusion leader and triple-red Cornellian Kamillah Knight joined the Executive MBA Metro NY Class of 2022.

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Student Voices: Meet Steve Casey, Executive MBA Americas Class of 2022

November 11, 2020

Sales professional, real estate investor, and new father—learn why Steve Casey joined the Executive MBA Americas Class of 2022.

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Present Value: Beyond the buzz, a conversation about diversity, inclusion, and belonging

November 10, 2020

Associate Dean Michelle M. Duguid discussed her research on diversity in the workplace and her strategy for creating real and lasting change.

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Student perspective: Summer EMI internship reflection

November 9, 2020

Vritika Patni reflects on her time as an Emerging Markets Institute intern and summarizes major themes presented in EMI’s anniversary video interviews.

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Camp Earth Connection optimizes online presence to reach outdoor enthusiasts

November 9, 2020

MBA candidates Brittany Iwata and Lizzie Kaplan helped Camp Earth Connection refine its positioning and increase awareness of its rental properties.

Enterprise

Machine learning research can detect fake news domains upon registration

November 6, 2020

Professor Bill Schmidt and colleagues used machine learning to develop a tool that pinpoints new domains created to promote false information.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Why the prospect of a divided government sent stocks soaring

November 5, 2020

Associate Professor Scott Yonker says a post-election divided government seems welcome to investors.

Dyson BusinessFeed

The Nasdaq is skyrocketing. That may not be a great sign for the economy

November 4, 2020

Associate Professor Scott Yonker discusses investors sticking with the pandemic winners as uncertainty looms.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Rooting from home as a model for working from home?

November 3, 2020

Assistant Professor Kevin Kniffin says it’s timely to revisit how employers and employees alike can best adapt to the times.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Ant’s record IPO suspended in Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges

November 3, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad discusses a sudden halt to the world’s biggest initial public offering.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Sunshine through my window

November 2, 2020

Anshul Bakhda, MBA ’21, focused on luxury hospitality, sustainability, and strategic business initiatives during his remote summer internship.

SHA BusinessFeed

Travel is no longer a privilege, but a right

November 2, 2020

Professor Chekitan Dev suggests viewing the COVID crisis as an opportunity will help travel and hospitality learn new ways to survive and thrive.

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How two restaurants have survived Covid-19. So far.

October 31, 2020

Professor Alex Susskind says fine-dining establishments have had to rethink their entire business during the pandemic.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Without more enforcement, tax evasion will spread like a virus

October 30, 2020

The I.R.S. is on few people’s most-loved lists, yet the agency needs more money to enforce the tax code, says Professor Emeritus Bob Frank.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Navigating the 2020 election as a college community

October 28, 2020

Dean Kevin Hallock provides information and resources to the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business campus community on navigating the 2020 election as a college community.

SHA BusinessFeed

How to train and attract future hospitality leaders?

October 28, 2020

Dean Kate Walsh discusses how COVID has impacted recent SHA alumni, forced changes in SHA teaching, and how hospitality can attract the best and brightest students.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Trump trade policy: 4 years of high drama. Limited results.

October 27, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad says the Trump administration’s approach has delivered few tangible benefits to the U.S. economy.

Johnson BusinessFeed

How lack of trust is translating into India’s falling growth rate

October 27, 2020

Professor Kaushik Basu discusses India's economic recovery in this expert views piece.

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Biodegradability: The Future of Plastics

October 26, 2020

CEO Molly Morse spoke to students about Mango Materials’ capacity to transform plastics pollution by speeding up the biodegradability of polymers.

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Faculty profiles: Research focus, from ‘fintech’ to nutrition

October 26, 2020

Professor William Cong is seen as one of the most influential fintech scholars today.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Grocery stores are preparing for a second wave of panic buying — you should, too

October 25, 2020

Professor Edward McLaughlin says that stores are better prepared for a second wave of consumer hoarding as preparations for a harsh winter begin.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Present Value: Kaitlin Woolley on achieving goals and connecting around food

October 23, 2020

Marketing Professor Kaitlin Woolley discusses her research on goal pursuit, information avoidance, and how food facilitates social connection.

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The ugly truth about tipping waitstaff during COVID-19

October 23, 2020

Professor Michael Lynn discusses the trends he's seeing in the data around tipping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Enterprise

Celebrating the Emerging Markets Institute on its 10th Anniversary

October 22, 2020

Emerging Markets Institute directors highlight the exceptional learning opportunities, research, reach, and reputation EMI has achieved in ten years.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Moody’s, Fiserv announced as inaugural sponsors of Fintech at Cornell Initiative

October 22, 2020

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is pleased to announce that Moody’s Inc. and Fiserv have agreed to serve as the inaugural sponsors of Fintech at Cornell—a new initiative of the college. Building from college-wide strengths and university collaborations, Fintech at Cornell intends to become a leader in financial technology research, education, and industry […]

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Best Practices From Hospitality HR Professionals in North America

October 22, 2020

Professor Bruce Tracey facilitated a panel discussion for hotel chief human resources officers across North America, sharing lessons learned and best practices.

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How are hotels surviving during COVID? Extreme makeovers, innovative business promotions keeps industry afloat

October 20, 2020

SHA Dean Kate Walsh discusses how hotels are starting to think outside of the box as they review their operations due to the pandemic.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Chinese economy expands 4.9% in third quarter

October 19, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad says that China's short-term growth is secure, but challenges will need to be dealt with for its longer-term health.

Dyson BusinessFeed

What you can do with a business management degree

October 19, 2020

Dyson's Harry Kaiser, associate dean for academic affairs, discusses job prospects for business management degree recipients.

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China pulls ahead among major economies in pandemic recovery

October 19, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad points to China as the likely primary driver of global growth over the coming two years.

Johnson BusinessFeed

How to save capitalism

October 18, 2020

Professor Chris Marquis says shareholder capitalism has left the American and global economies in a dire place.

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Let’s make life delicious! A summer at Kraft Heinz

October 16, 2020

Kaitlyn Briggs writes about her passion for sustainability, the dairy industry and her summer internship in marketing at Kraft Heinz.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Cornell convenes summit of business school diversity, equity, and inclusion leaders

October 16, 2020

Michelle Duguid, associate dean for diversity, inclusion and belonging, convenes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Business School Leadership Summit

SHA BusinessFeed

How to safely — and graciously — host friends and family as the weather gets colder

October 15, 2020

Lecturer Lilly Jan suggests those who wish to host friends at home for safe social gatherings should take their cue from restaurant pandemic measures.

Dyson BusinessFeed

G-20 suspends poor nations’ debt payments for 6 more months

October 14, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad talks international debt relief and China's growing influence as a creditor.

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China growth limits global economic damage from pandemic, IMF says

October 13, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad says China moved swiftly to control the spread of COVID as well as support the economy.

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Student perspective: My experience interning at Cornell’s Emerging Markets Institute

October 12, 2020

Meghana Gavirneni ’23 discusses her projects and reflects on her experiences as a summer intern at the Emerging Markets Institute.

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Johnson celebrates National Coming Out Day

October 9, 2020

To commemorate National Coming Out Day, some of our MBA students are sharing their stories and perspectives.

SHA BusinessFeed

How restaurants can prepare now to safely remain open in the winter

October 9, 2020

Senior Lecturer Stephanie Robson discusses innovative design solutions so restaurants can ensure public safety from COVID-19 and endure post-COVID.

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How the B Corporation movement is remaking business

October 8, 2020

Professor Chris Marquis says that over the past summer, he's seen the B Corporation movement picking up some serious speed.

SHA BusinessFeed

What’s on the Minds of Hospitality HR Professionals in Europe

October 8, 2020

Professor Bruce Tracey facilitated a recent panel discussion for hotel chief human resources officers from Europe who shared their pandemic experiences.

Dyson BusinessFeed

August’s trade gap was the biggest in 14 years. That’s probably good news.

October 6, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad says rising imports to U.S. shores is a bright spot for the current economic recovery.

Dyson BusinessFeed

A life of public service defines Connell Rae’s Dyson experience

October 6, 2020

Dyson alum Connell Rae’s passion for public service drives him to be successful both inside and outside of the classroom.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Student perspective: What I learned from my virtual internship

October 5, 2020

What my online internship experience at the Emerging Markets Institute taught me about emerging economies, the world, and myself.

Enterprise

Raising the visibility of antiracist, pro-humanity initiatives

October 5, 2020

Laillah Rice, MBA ’09, and fellow senior marketers launched the Humanity Lab to support social justice activists and organizations.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Outright bans can sometimes be a good way to fight climate change

October 3, 2020

Which comes first, the electric car or the charging station? Research by Professor Shanjun Li delves into this symbiotic relationship and green auto sales.

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Opinion: Let Bezos and Musk make billions. Just force them to share a little with the rest of us.

September 29, 2020

Professor Emeritus Bob Frank argues that increasing the capital gain tax could make money available to help many aspects of our society.

SHA BusinessFeed

Hilton, Hyatt and others pull back the curtain on making hygiene more than theater

September 28, 2020

SHA Dean Kate Walsh discusses cleanliness and communication as hotel brands leverage sanitization as a selling point following a harsh travel year.

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The Masters in Management’s fight for US recognition

September 27, 2020

Johnson Dean Mark Nelson points to the value of a Masters in Management as current high-level employment opportunities remain few and far between.

Dyson BusinessFeed

COVID-19’s impact on work, workers, and the workplace of the future

September 25, 2020

A paper co-authored by Dyson’s Kevin Kniffin offers projections about the workplace of the future and roadmaps for future research and action.

SHA BusinessFeed

Noteworthy: SHA Career Management and Centers & Institutes reinstate internship program

September 25, 2020

The C&I Internship Program helps students find internships in the hospitality industry.

SHA BusinessFeed

New faculty introduction: Dave Roberts

September 24, 2020

With the academic year upon us, meet the newest faculty from across the SC Johnson College of Business and learn about their academic focus, teaching, and interests.

SHA BusinessFeed

How two curious and technologically savvy SHA students forged Cornell Blockchain

September 24, 2020

SHA’s entrepreneurial bent and a fascination with Bitcoin led a pair of Hotelies to found a university-wide blockchain club for undergraduates.

Johnson BusinessFeed

New faculty introduction: Tommaso Bondi

September 23, 2020

With the academic year upon us, meet the newest faculty from across the SC Johnson College of Business and learn about their academic focus, teaching, and interests.

SHA BusinessFeed

Welcome to the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship Virtual Kick-Off Event!

September 23, 2020

The Pillsbury Kick-off event allows budding entrepreneurs an overview of hospitality related programs and competitions available.

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New faculty introduction: Christina McDowell

September 22, 2020

With the academic year upon us, meet the newest faculty from across the SC Johnson College of Business and learn about their academic focus, teaching, and interests.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Admissions Director Q&A: Cornell Johnson

September 22, 2020

Eddie Asbie, interim executive director of admissions & financial aid at Johnson is featured in this MBA program Q&A series.

SHA BusinessFeed

Council Post: Four travel and hospitality trends emerging from the pandemic

September 22, 2020

SHA Dean Kate Walsh says that health safety and cleanliness will be the biggest differentiators in the near future of the hospitality industry.

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3 electric car stocks pushing the envelope

September 22, 2020

Elena Belavina, assistant professor at SHA, says future trends and going electric is more than just purchasing an electric car.