Cornell SC Johnson BusinessFeed: News, Articles & Voices

The main publishing hub for the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and its three schools–the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, and the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration.

Research With Impact

Dyson BusinessFeed

Prabhu Pingali named AAAS fellow

January 26, 2022

Pingali, professor of applied economics and policy, was named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science on Jan. 26.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Use business research and expertise to start the year off right

January 3, 2022

Expert tips from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty to help you enter 2022 with your best foot forward

Johnson BusinessFeed

ESG pressure takes center stage at the 2021 Emerging Markets Institute conference

December 2, 2021

Emerging markets are making progress in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts but also face hurdles, including metrics and governance.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Presence of food may decrease enjoyment of customer experiences, study

November 23, 2021

Research by Associate Professor Emily Garbinsky presents a lesson for marketers: food and experiences don’t mix.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Left, right agree selling bodies is wrong – but reasons differ

November 12, 2021

Both liberals and conservatives consider bodily markets morally wrong, but they do so for different reasons, according to new research.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Pictures, videos can send viewers down a ‘rabbit hole’

November 9, 2021

How many cat videos can you watch in one sitting? Associate Professor Kaitlin Woolley ’12, says they’re like potato chips: You can’t consume just one.

In The Media

Johnson BusinessFeed

The most important meeting yet for global pandemic response—and drugmakers

November 29, 2021

We need this treaty, writes Johnson Professor Kaushik Basu and Binghamton University Professor Nicole Hassoun in their Fortune Magazine op-ed. It's basic principle? If the WHO pays for a drug, it should own its intellectual property.

Johnson BusinessFeed

What Happens to Service When You Raise the Minimum Wage?

November 17, 2021

A study co-authored by Professor Vrinda Kadiyali finds that higher pay is positive for at least one group—customers.

Dyson BusinessFeed

‘Future of Money’ economist says the end of cash is coming—here’s what could replace it

November 11, 2021

“For many consumers and businesses that made the switch to digital payments, there is probably no going back, even if the pandemic-related concerns about the tactile nature of cash were to recede,” says Professor Eswar Prasad.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

The home-sharing start-ups coming for Airbnb’s throne

September 17, 2021

“Airbnb, having such a huge first-mover advantage and having so many hosts… they have a huge scale of benefits that are going to be hard to replicate,” Professor Chekitan Dev tells The Washington Post.

Better Business Stories & Topics

Johnson BusinessFeed

Adidas VP Aaron Seabron reinvented his career to align it with his passions

January 27, 2022

10 Under 10 honoree Aaron Seabron believes learning is the only competitive advantage and uses his own success to make a positive impact on others.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Consultant Steve Cheng says nurturing relationships is key to brokering M&A deals

January 11, 2022

10 Under 10 honoree Steve Cheng, MBA ’16, leads a Deloitte team that brokers M&A deals and enjoys executing deals that generate value to all stakeholders.

Johnson BusinessFeed

How Pradeep Ambrose, PhD ’20, MBA ’21, became a “great friend to Bermuda”

December 21, 2021

Cornell connections brought together a virology scientist and MBA to help Bermuda grapple with a COVID surge and serve as interim science advisor.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

The Student Voice: Meet Luke Verzella ’23

December 17, 2021

Luke Verzella ’23 is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in hotel administration at the Cornell Nolan School of Hotel Administration. He is also minoring in real estate.

Johnson BusinessFeed

COO Julie Belkus overcomes supply chain challenges with flexibility and creativity

December 7, 2021

10 Under 10 honoree Julie Belkus, MBA ’18, COO of Rags, says her drive to create and find better ways to do things is the heartbeat of her career.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

How’s the Hospitality Industry Doing? A Hotelie Weighs In

November 24, 2021

The latest from Cornellians: Stephani Robson ’88, MS ’99, PhD ’10, shares her insights on topics from the restaurant labor crunch to the demise of daily room cleanings.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

The Student Voice: Meet Dana Birke ’23

November 24, 2021

Dana Birke ’23 is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in hotel administration at the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration.

Johnson BusinessFeed

The Alumni Voice: Meet Molly Enbysk MBA ’21

November 24, 2021

Molly Enbysk MBA ’21 is a graduate of the Cornell Executive MBA (EMBA) Metro NY program. She pivoted to consulting after a career in advertising.

News & Announcements

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Professor Suzanne Shu appointed as new dean of faculty and research

December 9, 2021

Within this position, officially beginning Jan 1, 2022, Shu will serve on the College Leadership Team and the College Dean’s Council.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

“Bubble” wins annual competition with quiet space for a noisy world pitch

December 8, 2021

The annual Pitch Deck competition seeks to provide students considering startups an opportunity to practice pitching skills and developing concepts.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Hospitality Hackathon promotes interdisciplinary, data-driven solutions

November 24, 2021

120 students from across Cornell came together in 21 teams to model, prototype, and present their solutions to unique issues brought by the pandemic.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Gift Provides $1.8 Million to Emerging Markets Institute

November 5, 2021

Roberto Cañizares ’71, MBA ’74, and his wife Gail Cañizares supplement their continued advocacy for the SC Johnson College’s Emerging Markets Institute.

Centers & Institutes

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Building a Sustainable Future: How Hotels are Blending Design and Technology for a Greener Tomorrow

December 14, 2021

The global hotel construction pipeline has reached a record high, and consumers are asking developers and brands to consider sustainable construction and design initiatives.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

The Cruise Industry Faces Challenges with Optimism

December 13, 2021

Experts and industry leaders joined Dean Kate Walsh to discuss factors in restarting the cruise industry, in the wake of COVID-19.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Your Restaurant’s Digital Front Door: Leveraging Digital Marketing for Success

December 8, 2021

Allison Page, Jillian Ressler, and Amy Woolen joined Professor Asís Martínez-Jerez to discuss the challenges and potential of digital marketing for restaurants.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

“Bubble” wins annual competition with quiet space for a noisy world pitch

December 8, 2021

The annual Pitch Deck competition seeks to provide students considering startups an opportunity to practice pitching skills and developing concepts.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Excitement and Readiness Accompanied the 2021 National HR in Hospitality Conference

November 30, 2021

National HR in Hospitality Conference took place September 21 to September 23, 2021 at the Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, CA

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Hospitality Hackathon promotes interdisciplinary, data-driven solutions

November 24, 2021

120 students from across Cornell came together in 21 teams to model, prototype, and present their solutions to unique issues brought by the pandemic.

Research Reveals Cybersecurity Confidence Gap in Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality Sectors

November 19, 2021

New data released by the Center for Hospitality Research and FreedomPay reveals that while nearly all surveyed retail, restaurant, and hospitality stakeholders are confident in their companies’ internal risk assessment processes, their satisfaction in the security of their systems is misaligned with reality.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Cornell Hotel Indices: Third Quarter 2021 Pole Vaulting to a New High

November 18, 2021

The hospitality industry is bouncing back. Hotels are seeing a rebound and some hotels are rising above the pre-pandemic average.

Community Insights

Johnson BusinessFeed

Student Insights: The 12th Annual MBA Women in Investing Conference

December 15, 2021

Kate Nguyen, MBA ’23 shares her experience at the 12th Annual MBA Women in Investing Conference, held virtually for the second time.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Fellows alumni spotlight: Alessandra Zielinski, MBA ’11

November 19, 2021

Alessandra Zielinski, MBA '11, is an executive coach and consultant dedicated to capacity building for mission-driven organizations, focusing on topics such as leadership development, community engagement, strategic planning, operational efficiency, and board governance.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

The 97th Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell: It’s Time to “Celebrate!”

November 3, 2021

Hotel Ezra Cornell returns in-person on April 21-24 at the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration and the Statler Hotel.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Cornell Undergraduate WIN: Cultivating Winning Female Investors

November 3, 2021

Laurel Prime '22 shares her experience from the 6th Annual Undergraduate Women in Investing Conference.