All Posts from the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

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

August 3, 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 3, 2019

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

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

August 6, 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 2, 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 1, 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 5, 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 5, 2019

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

Enterprise

10 tips for entrepreneurs from unicorn founder Gang Yu

July 1, 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 1, 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 5, 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.

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Green for green: Funding sustainable property upgrades

July 4, 2019

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

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

June 6, 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.

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

June 6, 2019

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

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SGE speaker demystifies “responsible investment”

June 5, 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.

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Sustainable energy and the State Grid Corporation of China

June 4, 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 5, 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 4, 2019

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

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

May 4, 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 4, 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 4, 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 4, 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.

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

May 4, 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 5, 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 5, 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 5, 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.

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Grubhub and Groupon: What if they merged?

May 4, 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 4, 2019

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

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

May 3, 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 3, 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 2, 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.

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

May 2, 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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The business of outrunning extinction: Cheetah conservation

May 5, 2019

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

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

May 3, 2019

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

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

May 2, 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 2, 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.

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

May 2, 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 2, 2019

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

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The magic of Israel, from technology to agriculture and everything in between

May 2, 2019

Patricia Guzman, Two-Year MBA ’19, recounts her nine-day trek to the Middle East over spring break. She visited Israel alongside 90 of her Johnson classmates.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Research Recap: Can groundwater conservation policies have unintended consequences?

May 4, 2019

C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell and Cornell students examine possible perverse consequences of incentive-based programs for agricultural groundwater conservation.

SHA BusinessFeed

SHA celebrates 2019 faculty and student award recipients

May 4, 2019

SHA's 2019 student and faculty award winners were recognized during the school's annual year-end celebration and reception with Dean Kate Walsh.

Johnson BusinessFeed

A recipe for success: Reinventing Johnson Food, Beverage, and Agribusiness

May 4, 2019

The Johnson Food, Beverage, and Agribusiness (JBFA) student club focuses on issues of sustainability and farm-to-table eating in the Ithaca area.

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Present Value: Nelson and Libby on financial accounting fraud, past and future

May 4, 2019

Present Value interviews Mark Nelson and Robert Libby, both of whom are longtime Johnson professors and experts in financial accounting.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Dyson recognizes achievements and award winners for 2018–2019 academic year

May 2, 2019

Dyson held its annual awards reception to honor outstanding students, faculty, and staff for their contriubtions thoughout the 2018–19 academic year.

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International Agribusiness Fellows: Reflections from Catalonia, Spain

May 1, 2019

Over spring break, Cornell International Agribusiness Fellows traveled to Catalonia, Spain, to immerse themselves into a week of co-ops, culture, and cuisine.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Yasmin Watt ’22: Challenging the status quo to create a supportive community

May 5, 2019

Inspired by her parents and Cornell alumni, Yasmin Watt ’22 chose Cornell because she wants to become a passionate business leader.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspectives: Big Red Ventures’ co-founders inspire current Park Fellows

May 5, 2019

Alex Ivanov and John Kyles, MBAs '00 and Park Fellows, founded Big Red Ventures, a student-run, evergreen venture capital fund that continues to thrive today.

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Sports Analytics Club: How business school helped me become my best self

May 5, 2019

Deon Provost, Two-Year MBA ’20, reflects on the newly founded Sports Analytics Club at Johnson and how he has been able to contribute to and grow from leadership in the club.

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Exploring and finding inspiration in Israel’s legendary tech scene

May 5, 2019

Michael Stanat, Executive MBA Metro NY ’19, was inspired by high-performance culture and tech entrepreneurs during the program’s global business immersion.

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Near or far, promotion or pivot: Career development in the Americas program

May 5, 2019

Liz Colodny explains how the Executive MBA Career Development Office coaches Americas students and facilitates career and leadership development.

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Present Value: David Easley on financial contagion and the effect of contradictory beliefs on market optimality

May 4, 2019

Economics professor David Easley shares new research on financial market outcomes and bitcoin transaction fees.

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BenDaniel Venture Challenge: Connecting entrepreneurial Cornellians since 2009

May 4, 2019

Wenni Cai, MBA ’19, and BVC finalists discuss their experiences as entrepreneurs at Cornell and as part of the BenDaniel Venture Challenge.

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A networking story: The two-way benefits of building relationships in business

May 3, 2019

Ellis Chase, career advisor, shares his own story on the symbiotic effects of building relationships in business.

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Park Perspectives: Leading without a defined “leader”

May 3, 2019

Allison Latham, Two-Year MBA ’20, recognizes that a formal leader does not need to be defined in all instances, but initiative and structure are key.

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From Metro NY to Israel: A new perspective on global business

May 3, 2019

Katie Meyer, Executive MBA Metro NY student, reflects on her global business study in Israel, a “life changing” experience.

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Cornell Real Estate Club trek takes students to Australia

April 1, 2019

Members of the Cornell Real Estate Club ventured down under to Sydney, Australia for their 2019 Spring Break Real Estate Trek.

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DJ 2019 welcomes admitted Two-Year MBA students and their families to Johnson

April 5, 2019

Johnson faculty, staff, and current MBA students welcomed the admitted Two-Year MBA Class of 2021 during its annual Destination Johnson event.

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Experiential learning in Las Vegas: MMH 2019 Master Class recap

April 5, 2019

Lisa Liu, MMH ’19, reflects on her trip to Las Vegas as part of the MMH experiential learning course, hosted this year by MGM Resorts International.

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Park Perspectives: The plan after the plan

April 4, 2019

Matt Pundmann, Two-Year MBA ’19, found a sense of stability and understanding in the Johnson community despite not knowing what exactly is next.

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International treks combine business and culture while uniting MBAs across programs

April 3, 2019

The 2019 international treks brought together students from all three of Johnson’s residential MBA programs who visited Brazil, Colombia, and Israel.

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Johnson MBAs explore New Orleans on an “unofficial trek”

April 3, 2019

Johnson's Two-Year MBAs planned an unofficial trek to New Orleans during February break, fostering camaraderie amongst classmates.

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Cornell MBA Africa Trek: Startups, safaris, and MasterCard, oh my!

April 3, 2019

Yewande Salau, Two-Year MBA ’20, reflects on Johnson’s trek to Kenya and South Africa in December.

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Roger Hill ’87 and Andrew Fay ’87 named Cornell Hospitality Innovators for 2019

April 3, 2019

Roger Hill ’87 and Andrew Fay ’87, cofounders of the Gettys Group, have been named the 2019 Cornell Hospitality Innovator honorees.

SHA BusinessFeed

CREF’s annual WX panel discussion covers corporate culture and career advice

April 3, 2019

This year's WX panel discussion, hosted by CREF and Cornell REW, featured an all-female panel of distinguished executives in the real estate industry.

Johnson BusinessFeed

MBAs give back: Coordinating the Community Impact Auction

April 5, 2019

Sheri Hunter, Two-Year MBA ’20, reflects on her role in the annual Community Impact Auction. The event raised a record $24,000 in March.

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Park Fellows alumni spotlight: Jodi Glickman, MBA ’02

April 4, 2019

Jodi Glickman, MBA ’02, CEO & founder of Great On The Job, discusses her career journey, the importance of being "great on the job," and making a difference.

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Park Perspectives: Tips on converting your internship

April 4, 2019

While immersions prepare you to deliver large projects, these tips will help you successfully navigate the day-to-day challenges of your internship.

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Accelerate Johnson 2019 welcomes incoming One-Year and Johnson Cornell Tech MBAs

April 3, 2019

Incoming candidates for Johnson’s One-Year MBA in Ithaca and the Johnson Cornell Tech MBA in NYC met at the annual Accelerate Johnson (AJ) welcome event.

SHA BusinessFeed

Immersion Trek brings SHA faculty to London for industry insights

April 2, 2019

The Faculty Immersion Trek helps faculty to remain current with global trends and continually learn new ways to approach their teaching and research.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Making partner: How Jen Davis ’99 discovered her passion and forged a path at Goldman Sachs

April 5, 2019

Davis’s path to investment banking was an evolution, not a predetermined destination. She reminds us it’s important to keep an open mind about career paths.

SHA BusinessFeed

Student takeaways from the 2019 HR in Hospitality Conference in Las Vegas

April 4, 2019

Taylor Hardy ’19 recaps her experience at the 13th annual HR in Hospitality Conference, hosted by CIHLER.