All Posts from the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 on June 2 in New York.

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Is there a golden ticket? Tips to strengthen your EMBA Metro NY application

January 28, 2020

Christine O'Brien, assistant director of admissions, offers advice on applying to the EMBA Metro NY program, including how to strengthen your application.

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Research Recap: Study predicts restaurant sales based on customers' return intentions

January 22, 2020

Alex Susskind and collaborators look at the impact on restaurant sales of customers’ interest in returning versus customer satisfaction.

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Cornell MBA ranked Best MBA for Management by The Princeton Review

January 17, 2020

Cornell MBA ranked #1 Best MBA for Management and top 5 for additional areas ranging from career prospects to most family-friendly.

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Present Value: Sarah Kreps talks about war finance and democratic accountability

January 15, 2020

Sarah Kreps, professor of government and adjunct professor of law, discusses changes in how wars are financed and in public accountability.

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Meet 12 students from the Two-Year MBA Class of 2021

January 15, 2020

From philanthropists and scientists to U.S. veterans and hospitality professionals, Poets&Quants highlights 12 MBAs from the Two-Year Class of 2021.

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Roundtable recap: CIHLER explores the state of hospitality employment

January 14, 2020

CIHLER hosts forum for industry, academe, and employee representatives to address issues regarding the industry’s labor and employment law.

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Baker Program in Real Estate transforms passionate students into industry leaders

January 14, 2020

Students in the Baker program earn an MPS in real estate (MPS-RE) and are ready to hit the ground running when they graduate from this two-year program.

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A refreshing take on labor relations in the hospitality industry

January 8, 2020

Student participants led arguments on hotels' challanges on behalf of labor and management at the Labor Relations in Hospitality roundtable.

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PDP gives hospitality leaders education, development, and support throughout their careers

January 7, 2020

Returning to Cornell’s Professional Development Program yearly gives hospitality leaders a sustainable way to invest in professional growth.

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How Cornell MBAs pitched three stocks in 13 hours

January 7, 2020

MBA students were given only 13 hours to prepare their stock pitches for the MBA Stock Pitch Challenge. Two students recount their experience.

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Park Perspectives: Finding a personal definition of success

January 6, 2020

Austin Blais, Two-Year MBA ’20, takes a journey of personal and professional discovery as he immerses himself in his MBA projects.

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Combatting modern slavery in the Republic of Georgia

December 23, 2019

Cornell Sustainable Global Enterprise immersion students went to Tbilisi, Georgia to learn about how to address modern slavery in supply chains.

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Park Perspectives: The importance of staying true to yourself

December 23, 2019

Danielle and Emma discuss how friendships, and Johnson, can help you remember who you are and why you came to business school.

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PIHE Advisory Board member highlight: Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal, P ’16

December 23, 2019

Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal, P ’16, shares her experience and insights she’s gained as an entrepreneur, a Cornell parent, and a PIHE board member.

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Park Perspectives: Learning by choosing

December 23, 2019

Caleb Heyman, Two-Year MBA ’21, reflects on what he learned about leadership and the role of decision-making as a Park Leadership Fellow.

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EMI Conference 2019: New ideas and new rules as we enter a new decade

December 23, 2019

Zach Bubolo reflects on the 2019 EMI Conference, which included thought-provoking panels, a spirited case competition, and new ideas.

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Delivering sustainably: An internship tackling big questions in transportation

December 20, 2019

MBA student Austin Blais discusses working in a corporate sustainability role at a prominent consumer packaged good company during his summer internship.

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Women in Investing Conference draws top MBA students and industry leaders

December 16, 2019

Networking, stock-pitching, panels, and more were on the program at the Parker Center’s 10th annual MBA Women in Investing Conference.

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Two sides to every story: Observing an employment arbitration in New York City

December 16, 2019

Supported by CIHLER, students from Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration and ILR School observed an arbitration hearing in New York City.

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At hospitality hackathon, students challenged to revolutionize the customer journey

December 14, 2019

Hotel Business highlights the Pillsbury Institute's hackathon and Hilton's involvement in Cornell workshops.

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Pitch competition rewards new ‘way’ to pay restaurants

December 6, 2019

The Pillsbury Institute's pitch competition awarded top prizes to undergraduates in SHA, Dyson, and ILR and a grad student in the MMH program.

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MBAs join with Cornell Elves to spread holiday cheer in Tompkins County

November 25, 2019

Johnson MBAs, 19 student clubs, and the Cornell Elves program join forces to sponsor 33 children in Tompkins County this holiday season.

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A nonpartisan approach to fixing the politics industry

November 22, 2019

Ethics lecturer Katherine Gehl advocates for political innovations like ranked choice voting to break partisan gridlock.

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Sachin Gupta named editor in chief of Journal of Marketing Research

November 19, 2019

Sachin Gupta, the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management, will begin his three-year term with the prestigious journal in July 2020.

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Mia Kyricos, Hyatt’s global head of well-being, receives Cornell award

November 18, 2019

Mia Kyricos, MMH ’03, senior VP and global head of well-being at Hyatt Hotels Corporation, received the 2019 Cornell MMH Outstanding Alumna of the Year.

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Learning to manage, with feeling

November 15, 2019

Kristina Workman’s research and teaching focus on the value of compassion and positive interpersonal relationships in the workplace.

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An interview with Dave Evans, co-author of Designing Your Life

November 15, 2019

Dave Evans, co-author of Designing Your Life, speaks to students as part of the Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series at the Dyson School.

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Park Perspectives: Learning to lead through discomfort

November 12, 2019

Bernardo Espinosa, Two-Year MBA ’20, sought out uncomfortable situations to learn how to push through discomfort and lead with authority.

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Celebrating diversity in the workplace

November 12, 2019

Diversity Symposium speaker Larry Ruff, MBA ’82, relates why diversity and inclusion is good for business as well as the right thing to do.

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Johnson celebrates 20 years of diversity and inclusion

November 8, 2019

Johnson’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion honors diversity awards recipients and marks 20 years of supporting woman, URM, and LGBTQ leaders.

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Park Perspectives: How Johnson helped me show my Pride

November 8, 2019

Ryan Moran, Two-Year MBA ’20, discusses his experience with Out For Business student organization and the Park Fellows program.

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Renewables are the future: Sustainable infrastructure and technology are how we get there

November 7, 2019

Frank Nicklaus, MBA ’12 and partner at Greentech, discussed the future of renewable energy as part of SGE’s Leaders in Sustainable Global Enterprise series.

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Roundtable Recap: CHILER, hospitality leaders discuss wages, harassment, and immigration

November 7, 2019

CIHLER and industry participants discussed current issues related to hospitality labor and employment relations at the Nashville Regional Roundtable.

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The road less traveled: How Alex Ruiz ’90 carved a career in digital marketing and advertising

November 6, 2019

Embracing his entrepreneurial spirit, Alex Ruiz ’90 surprisingly found a home in digital marketing and communications at global powerhouse Accenture Interactive.

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Johnson MBA programs receive high marks in recent national rankings

November 6, 2019

Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist, and Forbes rankings place Johnson MBA programs among top business schools in the United States and internationally.

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Present Value: Lynn Perry Wooten on navigating the leadership stage

November 6, 2019

Lynn Perry Wooten, David J. Nolan dean of the Dyson School and professor of management and organizations, explores the qualities needed for good crisis leadership.

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Selling Unilever products in rural Pakistan while empowering women entrepreneurs

November 6, 2019

Mahrusah Zahin, MPA ’20 (CHE), an EMI Fellow, reflects on her time in Pakistan with the Rural Support Programmes Network and women leaders in their communities.

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Andrew Quagliata teaches aspiring entrepreneurs the art of communication

November 4, 2019

Andrew Quagliata teaches aspiring entrepreneurs communication skills that can help boost their careers and bring success to other areas of their lives, too.

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Innovation in China: A sneak peek at the future

November 1, 2019

Johnson alum German Peralta, MBA ’17, reflects on his 2015 trip to China and compares the country's growth to emerging markets in Latin America.

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Investigating the business of recycling and its carbon footprint

October 29, 2019

Social Impact Internship Fund (SIIF) recipient, Nikunj Raithatha, reflects on the impact of his summer internship and his client’s carbon footprint.

SHA BusinessFeed

Hotel Ezra Cornell reveals theme for 2020 event: Dare to Do

October 28, 2019

HEC 95 will focus on the power hospitality has to impact society for the better, exploring how the industry can weave social responsibility into all facets of business.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Reggie Fils-Aimé visits campus, delivers inaugural Leaders in Residence lecture

October 28, 2019

Former Nintendo president and COO Reggie Fils-Aimé delivers guiding principles for next generation leaders in Cornell lecture.

Johnson BusinessFeed

The death of distance: The Sabanci Bridge connects two campuses as one

October 25, 2019

Demir Sabanci, MBA ’99, was honored for his gift that created the Sabanci Bridge, an immersive telepresence technology that connects Ithaca and NYC.

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Student takeaways: Undergraduate Women in Investing Conference

October 23, 2019

At the Women in Investing Conference, hosted by the Parker Center for Investment Research, women undergraduates explored careers in investment management.

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Present Value: Sommelier Cheryl Stanley gives lessons in wine

October 23, 2019

Stanley, lecturer in the School of Hotel Administration, speaks with the Present Value podcast on the basics of wine, restaurant proceses, and wine production.

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The United States lags behind China in adopting mobile payments

October 23, 2019

Mobile payments dominate in China. The United States lags behind and remains loyal to traditional payment methods. Will we catch up?

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Cornell-Tsinghua FMBA residential session included teamwork, dragon boats, and BBQ

October 23, 2019

The new Cornell-Tsinghua FMBA Class of 2021 reflects on their orientation and parts of their first residential session on the Cornell campus.

SHA BusinessFeed

Is bad news fake news?

October 18, 2019

Cornell Real Estate Market Indices: Crocker Liu and co-authors highlight hotel performance and positive/negative momentum during Q3 2019.

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CHR sustainability roundtable examines excess food, food rescue

October 18, 2019

Roundtable participants discussed the process of managing excess food, reducing excess food in the service industry, and creating a market for food rescue.

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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.

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Report: Leveraging bike-share systems to improve guest experiences and attract tourists

October 8, 2019

Elena Belavina and Ashish Kabra offer guidance to hotels on choosing a bike-share for guests and how cities can best design and run tourist-friendly systems.

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.