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Cornell SC Johnson College of Business awarded grant for community-engaged learning

September 18, 2020

The $1 million Cornell grant serves as a call to thread community-engaged learning throughout the college’s curriculum in far-reaching ways.

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New faculty introduction: Stefanie Kubanek

September 17, 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.

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New faculty introduction: Marquise Riley

September 15, 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.

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Chris Marquis champions the B Corps model of resilient and sustainable capitalism

September 14, 2020

In his new book, Chris Marquis says a more resilient and sustainable capitalism should focus on environmental, social, and financial performance.

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New faculty introduction: Alexei Tchistyi

September 14, 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.

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New faculty introduction: Daniel Szpiro

September 11, 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.

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New faculty introduction: Suzanne Shu

September 10, 2020

Meet the newest faculty from across the SC Johnson College of Business and learn about their academic focus, teaching and interests.

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New faculty introduction: Tyrell Stewart-Harris

September 9, 2020

Meet the newest faculty from across the SC Johnson College of Business and learn about their academic focus, teaching and interests.

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Alumni give back as members of the new Johnson Recent Alumni Council

September 9, 2020

Recent Johnson graduates formed a new council to collaborate and focus their energy and efforts on behalf of students and fellow alumni.

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New faculty introduction: Rustom Desai

September 8, 2020

Meet the newest faculty from across the SC Johnson College of Business and learn about their academic focus, teaching and interests.

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New faculty introduction: Laura Niemi

September 4, 2020

Meet the newest faculty from across the SC Johnson College of Business and learn about their academic focus, teaching and interests.

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The Asian Century just arrived. Now get ready.

September 4, 2020

EMI undergraduate researcher, Michael Pocress ’21, explains events that led to the rise of Asia and how the continent may define future globalization.

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Student perspective: One Africa

September 4, 2020

Olivier Tameze Rivas, MBA ’20, an Emerging Markets Institutes contributor, shares his views about growth possibilities for Africa.

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How the global pandemic changed a small business in a big way

September 3, 2020

MBA students in BR Microenterprise recap their experience advising a local business, which included pivoting their strategy in response to COVID-19.

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Network power: The professional impact of building meaningful relationships

September 3, 2020

Austin Blais, MBA ’20, reflects on his time career searching, the professional impact of building his network, and some lessons learned along the way.

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New faculty introduction: Tashlin Lakhani

September 3, 2020

Meet the newest faculty from across the SC Johnson College of Business and learn about their academic focus, teaching and interests.

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New faculty introduction: Omid Rafieiankoopaei

September 2, 2020

Meet the newest faculty from across the SC Johnson College of Business and learn about their academic focus, teaching and interests.

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New faculty introduction: Nathan Yang

September 1, 2020

Meet the newest faculty from across the SC Johnson College of Business and learn about their academic focus, teaching and interests.

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New faculty introduction: Lisa Chervinsky

August 31, 2020

Meet the newest faculty from across the SC Johnson College of Business and learn about their academic focus, teaching and interests.

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Turtle offers a new model for freelancing

August 27, 2020

Vlad Lokshin, MBA ’15, co-founded Turtle to create a first-class freelancing platform, starting with software developers.

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Dyson to introduce nine new courses in 2020-21

August 26, 2020

With topics from global business to racial equity, the new courses will prepare students to operate in complex environments and across cultures.

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Exploring history, culture, and health tech innovation in Israel

August 25, 2020

Shuhan Zhang, Johnson Cornell Tech MBA ’20, shares insights from an Israel trek and her experience participating in a health tech hackathon.

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Johnson offers new courses in fintech, digital business, and leadership

August 25, 2020

Johnson faculty created new courses designed to equip future business leaders with strategic, targeted analytical and leadership skills.

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Experiencing the aftermath of Tunisia’s Jasmin Revolution

August 19, 2020

Guillaume Allard, MBA ’20, shares his experience in business development in Tunisia after the Arab Spring and the country’s move toward democracy.

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Park Fellows alumni spotlight: Austin Rothbard, MBA ’00

August 18, 2020

Austin Rothbard, MBA ’00, has had a varied and exciting career path, which includes founding his own business, Twisted Road.

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Balancing economic, cultural, and public health concerns in Chinese wet markets

August 17, 2020

Students in the Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership program weigh the pros, cons, and potential enforcement of Chinese wet markets in this EMI reflection.

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Daniel Hooker finds a teachable moment in COVID-19

August 14, 2020

Hooker, a veteran food industry executive, will teach a new course this fall covering global supply-chain issues surfaced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The CFA franc, a modern-day colonial system

August 12, 2020

Olivier Tameze-Rivas, MBA ’20, reflects on the current state of the CFA franc in Africa in this article for Johnson’s Emerging Markets Institute.

Enterprise

Bob Frank’s legacy as a teacher, behavioral economist, economic naturalist, and author

August 7, 2020

Robert H. Frank, Cornell professor of economics since 1972, champion of behavioral economics, and widely published author, retired July 1, 2020.

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Johnson included in top fintech rankings

August 5, 2020

Johnson MBA programs recently received top recognition for strengths in finance, fintech, and tech-sector business.

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Johnson faculty and alumni launch investment internship with the Cayuga Fund

August 4, 2020

An initiative led by the Parker Center provides investing experience for Cornell students whose summer internship plans were disrupted by COVID-19.

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New student-led initiative makes connections, supports Black-owned businesses

July 31, 2020

Empower, founded by Dyson’s Arianna Kohilakis ’22, identifies project opportunities and pairs Black-owned businesses with Cornell undergraduate volunteers.

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Wall Street gets its finance MBAs from these schools

July 29, 2020

The Johnson Graduate School of Management leads all elite schools in Europe and the U.S. in sending graduates to the world’s financial epicenter.

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SHA, Johnson teams both make finals of She Has a Deal pitch competition

July 28, 2020

The teams are among five nationally who will compete for $50,000 in deal equity in the women-only real estate competition in October.

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Growth depends on social norms, political culture; not just economic policies: ex-world bank economist

July 27, 2020

Professor Kaushik Basu says the breakdown of social cohesion is beginning to hurt India.

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Hotels are promoting the nostalgia of the family road trip

July 27, 2020

Professor Chekitan Dev says new marketing is invoking the familiar tropes of the family car ride to a beach, the mountains, or a national park.

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If government’s first duty is to protect us, how can masks in public be optional?

July 26, 2020

Senior Lecturer Dana Radcliffe discusses an important ethical question around the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020 Best & Brightest Executive MBAs

July 26, 2020

Three amazing professionals from Johnson programs made the list: Yoga Anand from Los Angeles, CA; Jack Cheung, New York City, NY; and Daniel Lakoff, MD, from Montreal, Canada.

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The Rundown: Highlights from the week of July 20

July 24, 2020

Expert perspectives from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty on COVID-19’s impact on business, hospitality, and the economy.

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The U.S.-China trade deal risks falling victim to spiraling ties

July 24, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad discusses deteriorating US-China relations, declining since the COVID-19 pandemic devastated the globe.

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Case study challenge invites students, alumni, and hospitality experts to weigh in

July 22, 2020

Chekitan Dev’s co-authored case examines options for expansion of a luxury resort. Learn more about the challenge and see how the industry responded.

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These MBA programs are the top feeders to the tech industry — for now

July 22, 2020

Johnson was recently listed as a top feeder school for the tech industry, citing 15% of its 2019 class heading into the industry.

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A first-hand look at the African economy

July 21, 2020

Sophia Marseille, MBA ’20, shares insights about her trek to South Africa and Ghana, pinpointing entrepreneurship and brand strategy as growth opportunities.

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‘Do you belong here?’: Lawsuits allege Hilton, other hotels discriminated against Black guests

July 21, 2020

Professor David Sherwyn says big hotel brands can recommend anti-discrimination training for franchised properties, but lack teeth under the law to require it.

Dyson BusinessFeed

COVID exacerbates malnutrition in India, study finds

July 21, 2020

Professor Prabhu Pingali finds India's strict COVID-lockdown has led to increased produce prices, limiting the affordability of a diverse diet.

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IHG bets on ultra-luxury even in this economy by expanding Regent hotels

July 20, 2020

Professor Steve Carvell says the the luxury market tends to be more insulated and recession-proof in most downturns.

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The Rundown: Highlights from the week of July 13

July 17, 2020

Expert perspectives from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty on COVID-19’s impact on business, hospitality, and the economy.

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Interim Dean Ed McLaughlin returns to lead Dyson at a critical point in time

July 17, 2020

Ed McLaughlin once again became the interim David J. Nolan Dean of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management on July 1.

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What hotel staycations during Covid era will be like

July 17, 2020

Professor Christopher Anderson says goodbye to the buffet, hello to the pre-wrapped meal option.

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Spend more on society and get more for yourself

July 16, 2020

Professor Robert Frank says the current pandemic shows us that different spending patterns could improve both the health and well-being of almost everyone in America.

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Focus on hotels: Brand new world

July 16, 2020

A future hospitality brand shakeout is inevitable, says Professor Chekitan Dev, as hotels continue to operate through the COVID pandemic.

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Costco to open new stores, continue senior shopping hours indefinitely

July 15, 2020

Professor Karan Girotra says large net incomes this quarter for major grocery chains is not surprising as consumer spending shifts during the pandemic.

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What does it mean for fashion to be aspirational in 2020?

July 15, 2020

Professor Mukti Khaire discusses commitments fashion brands are making to diversity and inclusion, and the challenges faced with changing consumer values.

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Community summer projects connect Dyson students with local businesses and nonprofits

July 14, 2020

Dyson students connect with local businesses and nonprofits for Community Summer Projects

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Restaurants face closings as business slows and rents go unpaid

July 14, 2020

Professor Alex Susskind predicts that 30% of restaurants may go out of business as their incomes have been decimated by COVID-19 shutdowns.

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Cornell Research Recap: The relationship satisfaction factor in successful brand-hotel partnerships

July 14, 2020

Professor Chekitan Dev examines the relationship between key operating factors and opportunism on the part of brands and their hotel partners.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Apps like Robinhood make investing easier. Maybe too easy.

July 14, 2020

Professor Vicki Bogan discusses high-profile trading apps that increase access to the stock market but could also be gamifiying trading.

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Will you see a second stimulus payment?

July 13, 2020

Professor Murillo Campello says the likelihood of a second stimulus payment to consumers is nearly 100 percent certain.

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The hunger crisis linked to coronavirus could kill more people than the disease itself, Oxfam warns

July 12, 2020

Associate Professor Miguel Gómez discusses global and U.S. food supply chains and how improvements can help populations avoid the worst case scenario.

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Michelle Duguid to lead college push for diversity, inclusion, and belonging

July 10, 2020

Duguid, an associate professor of management and organizations, assumed the role of associate dean for diversity, inclusion, and belonging on July 1, 2020.

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MBA Students Care fundraiser fights for racial justice

July 10, 2020

A group of dedicated Johnson MBA students came together with a community of graduate business programs in an effort to raise funds to help fight against racial injustice.

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The Rundown: Highlights from the weeks of June 29 and July 3

July 10, 2020

Expert perspectives from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty on COVID-19’s impact on business, hospitality, and the economy.

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Black Graduate Business Association helps launch the Black MBA Alliance

July 10, 2020

Johnson’s BGBA launches the Black MBA Alliance with Black MBA student associations at other schools to advance racial justice awareness and education

Dyson BusinessFeed

Virus causes uncertainty for state lotteries

July 9, 2020

Professor David Just discusses the correlation between a rise in unemployment and increase in lottery sales, and what it means during the COVID pandemic.

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Dean Walsh outlines SHA’s preliminary antiracism action items

July 8, 2020

Kate Walsh, Dean of the School of Hotel Administration, shares the school's preliminary action steps and commitments to combat racism.

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Dean Nelson outlines Johnson’s preliminary antiracism action items

July 8, 2020

Mark Nelson, Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean of Johnson, shares the school's preliminary action steps and commitments to combat racism.

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Interim Dean McLaughlin outlines Dyson’s preliminary antiracism action items

July 8, 2020

Edward McLaughlin, interim David J. Nolan Dean of the Dyson School, shares the school's preliminary action steps and commitments to combat racism.

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Wirecard probe brings scrutiny to how fintech companies are audited

July 8, 2020

Associate Professor Luo Zuo discusses how fintech companies may operate under several business models and use multiple accounting methods.

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A call to action to combat racism from Dean Kevin F. Hallock

July 7, 2020

Kevin F. Hallock, dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, shares the college's preliminary action steps and commitments to combat racism.

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Digits to the left

July 6, 2020

Associate Professor Manoj Thomas is helping identify conditions that facilitate the left-digit bias to help managers decide pricing strategy.