Cornell SC Johnson BusinessFeed: News, Articles & Voices

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Student Voices: Meet Daniel Johnson, Executive MBA Metro NY Class of 2022

January 15, 2021

Learn why Daniel Johnson, a private equity principal focused on African markets, joined the Executive MBA Metro NY Class of 2022.

SHA BusinessFeed

Student Voices: Meet Shelby Ragin ’22

January 15, 2021

According to Shelby Ragin ’22, School of Hotel Administration undergraduate students are united by their efforts to help people.

Johnson BusinessFeed

China’s e-currency is the world’s first sovereign digital currency

January 13, 2021

China is creating a digital yuan in an attempt to make their currency stronger and more global.

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Student Voices: Meet LeWanza Harris, Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership Class of 2022

January 12, 2021

A physician executive focused on quality and regulatory affairs, learn why LeWanza Harris joined the Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership.

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Student Voices: Meet Alethia Chan, MS Applied Economics & Management

January 12, 2021

Fueled by her studies and experiences, Alethia Chan MS '22 wants to use business as a vehicle for positive change around the world.

SHA BusinessFeed

Across D.C., hotels faced a dilemma: The Capitol mob was staying the night

January 12, 2021

Professor David Sherwyn tells the Washington Post that hotels can make a legal case for refusing room bookings to people who cause a disruption, but that it would likely be impractical to do so.

SHA BusinessFeed

Student Voices: Meet Isha Janjikhel, SHA ’21

January 8, 2021

Graduating in May, Isha Janjikhel SHA '21 reflects on her time and experiences at the School of Hotel Administration.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Connecting the dots: Linking problem-solving skillset to tech sales strategy

January 6, 2021

Trevor Sung, MBA ’21, expanded his perspective and sharpened his consulting and problem-solving skills in the Sustainable Global Enterprise Immersion.

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Student Voices: Meet Kutlwano Mzwinila, One-Year MBA Class of 2021

January 5, 2021

A technology consultant who developed fintech products for the unbanked, learn why Kutlwano Mzwinila joined the One-Year MBA Class of 2021.

Johnson BusinessFeed

African debt storm

January 5, 2021

EMI Fellow Tyler Botzon reports on the global pandemic’s staggering economic implications for heavily indebted countries in Africa.

SHA BusinessFeed

Student Voices: Meet Shoko Hiraoka MMH ’21

December 23, 2020

Shoko Hiraoka MMH ’21 chose the MMH program because of its exciting intersection between business, hospitality, and innovation.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Student Voices: Meet Thatcher Hollis ’24

December 22, 2020

A former delegate to the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute who calls Waterloo, IA, home–meet Thatcher Hollis ’24.

SHA BusinessFeed

9 Ways the Pandemic Will Change Travel in 2021

December 22, 2020

Professor Robert Kwortnik Jr. tells the New York Times that flexible cruise cancellation policies will likely continue through 2021.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Student Voices: Meet Steve Wong, Johnson Cornell Tech MBA Class of 2021

December 21, 2020

Grounded in accounting and technology and passionate about product management, learn why Steve Wong joined the Johnson Cornell Tech MBA Class of 2021.

SHA BusinessFeed

Real estate pros predict a bright future for New York City, post-pandemic

December 18, 2020

Seasoned professionals and recent alumni in real estate have faith in New York City’s resilience and capacity for innovation post-COVID-19.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Beyond the plate: The far-reaching consequences of our food system

December 18, 2020

Laté Lawson-Lartego of Oxfam America spoke with students about what Oxfam is doing to ensure our food system is equitable on a global scale.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Student Voices: Axel Létondot ’19, MPS ’21, CEMS ’21

December 17, 2020

A world-traveler with a passion for ensuring sustainable economic development and food security–meet Axel Létondot ’19, MPS ’21, CEMS ’21.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Student Voices: Meet Diana Yuh-Jy Lin, One-Year MBA Class of 2021

December 16, 2020

Business manager, Big Red Ventures fund manager, and Student Council representative, learn why Diana Yuh-Jy Lin joined the One-Year MBA Class of 2021.

Dyson BusinessFeed

The countries that beat COVID are doing best economically

December 14, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad says that when it comes to the pandemic and a nation state's economic recovery, a single unifying principle applies globally.

Dyson BusinessFeed
December 11, 2020

Professor Emeritus Andrew Novakovic says the challenges are astonishing for Joe Biden's pick to run the USDA.

SHA BusinessFeed

Will business travel return to normal after the pandemic?

December 10, 2020

Professor Chris Anderson says that every company is debating the value of meeting clients in person versus connecting virtually.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Why shares of Chinese companies could soon be more expensive

December 8, 2020

Professor Andrew Karolyi discusses Congress' decision to delist Chinese companies that flout U.S. accounting rules.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Medical group benefits from MBA skills during the pandemic

December 8, 2020

With funding from the Social Impact Internship Fund, Rahul Singh spent the summer working for a hospitalist practice in their business strategy team.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Indian SMEs: Overcoming funding challenges amidst a global pandemic

December 7, 2020

Lovay Mahajan, MBA ’20, shares his perspective on how Indian SMEs can overcome funding challenges in the post-COVID era.

SHA BusinessFeed

Noteworthy: 12th Annual CIRECC Brings First Cornell Triumph in Five Years

December 7, 2020

The 12th Annual Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition (CIRECC) held its finals on November 6, with Cornell’s WEBS Group in first place.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Student Voices: Meet Daniel Bazarko, Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership Class of 2022

December 7, 2020

A senior accountant who built his career in large pharma and biotech, learn why Daniel Bazarko joined the Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership.

SHA BusinessFeed

Hospitality professionals balance robots and human touch for post-COVID-19 era

December 7, 2020

Hotel industry experts offer insights into the development of automated service innovations in response to customers’ COVID-19 concerns.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Why commercial lending fell last quarter despite low interest rates

December 3, 2020

Professor Drew Pascarella discusses a decrease in bank lending volume over the most recent quarter.

SHA BusinessFeed

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.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Nasdaq seeks board-diversity rule that most listed firms don’t meet

December 1, 2020

Associate Professor Scott Yonker on why diversity at the highest decision-making levels of companies is so important.

SHA BusinessFeed

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.

SHA BusinessFeed

Why some countries are opening back up to tourists during a pandemic

November 30, 2020

Professor Steve Carvell discusses why some countries are opening back up to tourists during the pandemic.

Johnson BusinessFeed

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.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Family farmers struggle to keep up with fast-warming world

November 27, 2020

Associate Professor Ariel Ortiz-Bobea discusses further complications for farming as climate change makes life harder for small-scale farmers.

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?

Dyson BusinessFeed

Biden Makes History With Pick of Janet Yellen for Treasury Secretary

November 23, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad comments on President-Elect Biden's pick of Janet Yellen for Treasury Secretary.

Johnson BusinessFeed

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.

SHA BusinessFeed

A strong off-season for Colorado ski resorts doesn’t guarantee a winter windfall

November 20, 2020

With states considering greater COVID shutdown measures, Professor Bruce Tracey says the success of the ski season hangs in the balance.

Johnson BusinessFeed

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.

Johnson BusinessFeed

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.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Biden’s diversity policies may line up with corporate America’s

November 18, 2020

Associate Professor Scott Yonker points to a shift from soulless corporations to ones with conscience towards their role in society.

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.

SHA BusinessFeed

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.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Why the U.S. could be the big loser in the huge RCEP trade deal between China and 14 other countries

November 17, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad discusses China's growing influence as a global power, both politically and economically.

SHA BusinessFeed

Airbnb’s IPO filing proves how little it needs to advertise

November 17, 2020

Professor Chekitan Dev discusses the strength and power of Airbnb in the new world of hospitality and hotels.

Johnson BusinessFeed

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.

Johnson BusinessFeed

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.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Top CEOs largely silent on Trump election denial, for now

November 13, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad points to potential risks for the economy caused by the U.S. President's election result denial.

SHA BusinessFeed

Sheriffs’ group: Gathering mandate poses tall challenges

November 13, 2020

Lecturer Lilly Jan says New York State's recent physical gathering mandates around COVID could cut into restaurant profits.

SHA BusinessFeed

Restaurants go seasonal with winter shutdowns during pandemic

November 11, 2020

Professor Alex Susskind says restaurants are potentially in for difficult decisions as a fiscal stimulus package remains out of reach.

Johnson BusinessFeed

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.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

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.

Johnson BusinessFeed

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.

Johnson BusinessFeed

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.

Johnson BusinessFeed

The 25 best MBA programs in the world for a career in finance

November 8, 2020

In this business school analysis, Johnson is in the top 10 for best MBA programs for a career in finance.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Cornell prof. talks about voter confidence as absentee ballots are counted

November 6, 2020

Assistant Professor Bill Schmidt says talk of illegal ballots and voter fraud could be contributing to the political divide in the country.

SHA BusinessFeed

To survive the pandemic, restaurants are offering subscriptions for bottomless coffee and beer. Will the model last?

November 6, 2020

Professor Alex Susskind and Lecturer Lily Jan discuss the reality of restaurants returning to ensure a steady stream of revenue.

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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

Cornell Atkinson: A decade of collaborative sustainability

November 5, 2020

Associate Professor Miguel Gomez discusses his work with the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability as it celebrates 10 years of collaborations.

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.

SHA BusinessFeed

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.