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 School of Hotel Administration.

Research With Impact

Dyson BusinessFeed

Meet Jinhua Zhao, Dyson’s new dean

August 31, 2021

Dean Zhao believes Dyson is positioned to push the frontiers of business education to address 21st century challenges. Learn why and more in this Q&A.

SHA BusinessFeed

Study examines if US firms are becoming more short-term oriented

August 24, 2021

Yuan Shi has found intriguing data that provides new details around the active debate among managers, investors, researchers, and policymakers.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Low self-esteem leads to low-quality purchases

August 10, 2021

Study proposes that low self-esteem consumers gravitate toward inferior products because those products confirm their pessimistic self-views.

SHA BusinessFeed

Lessons for managers in the exploration for breakthrough innovation

August 5, 2021

Study highlights important implications for managers who wish to encourage a more exploratory search for breakthrough innovation.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Background Noise? TV Advertising Affects Real-Time Investor Behavior

July 27, 2021

What influences retail stock investing? Advertising–that's according to Dyson Professor Jura Liaukonyte and her co-researchers.

SHA BusinessFeed

A Second Quarter Rebound: Are We There Yet?

July 23, 2021

Are hotel prices signaling a return to pre-pandemic levels? Professor Crocker Liu weighs in.

In The Media

SHA 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.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Bitcoin drops below $43,000 on El Salvador’s first day using it

September 7, 2021

Fintech expert Professor Will Cong comments on Bitcoin's value drop, an event that happened on El Salvador's first day of using the cryptocurrency as legal tender.

SHA BusinessFeed

Some Hotels Are Mandating Vaccines. Will Others Follow?

August 27, 2021

“At the current stage, I don’t think we will see broad vaccine requirements by hotels,” Professor Christopher Anderson tells The New York Times.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Is This Food Really Healthy? New Packaging Labels Would Tell You

August 25, 2021

Professor David Just tells Scientific American that the Food Labeling Modernization Act of 2021 does address a real problem “and could perhaps have a positive influence.”

Better Business Stories & Topics

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Landmark gift establishes Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration

September 17, 2021

A historic $50 million gift from Peter Nolan ’80, MBA ’82, and Stephanie Nolan ’84 will establish the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration.

SHA BusinessFeed

Million Meals Mission provides meals to food-insecure communities around the world

September 10, 2021

Hotelie Samay Bansal ’21 founded Million Meals Mission to be a conduit between donors and small, grassroots organizations worldwide.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Virtuelly helps companies, events organizers adapt to a virtual-first world

August 12, 2021

Virtuelly is a marketplace that curates virtual experiences for remote and distributed teams to do team building and other fun activities.

Johnson BusinessFeed

From The Archives: Jon Moeller ’86, MBA ’88 Is Running Strong

August 4, 2021

Procter & Gamble's new CEO Jon Moeller ’86, MBA ’88 is no stranger to leadership–read his profile from the Fall 2011 issue of Cornell Enterprise.

SHA BusinessFeed

Mana Up supports Hawaii’s entrepreneurs and helps them to scale up

July 20, 2021

SHA graduate Meli James '00 co-founded Mana Up to build up and support Hawaii’s ecosystem of entrepreneurs, providing tools to scale globally.

Dyson BusinessFeed

UniPantry helps inexperienced home cooks create delicious, inexpensive meals

July 12, 2021

Startup Snapshot: Moussa Paye ’19, co-founder and CEO, UniPantry

Dyson BusinessFeed

Meet Sonia Fajen, CEMS-MIM ’21

June 23, 2021

A passionate global strategist and leader who calls Bremen, Germany, home–meet Sonia Fajen, CEMS-MIM ’21.

Johnson BusinessFeed

EMBA case competition: A winner’s perspective on innovation and new venture creation

May 14, 2021

A Q&A with Linda Alvarez, MD, Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY class of 2021, CEO and co-founder of new sports nutrition venture Levelle

News & Announcements

Johnson BusinessFeed

Johnson honors 10 Under 10 notable alumni

September 15, 2021

Johnson’s 10 Under 10 finalists, a diverse group of notable alumni, are making an impact as leaders in their careers and communities.

Johnson BusinessFeed

New faculty introduction: Adam Dearing

August 19, 2021

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

Dyson BusinessFeed

New faculty introduction: Fridah Mubichi-Kut

August 9, 2021

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

Johnson BusinessFeed

New faculty introduction: Emily Garbinsky

August 4, 2021

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

Centers & Institutes

SHA BusinessFeed

Roundtable Recap: Finding the Balance Between Driving Revenue & Managing Costs

September 15, 2021

The CHR Roundtable, Finding the Balance Between Driving Revenue & Managing Costs, addressed three key aspects of the issue: People, Process, and Technology.

SHA BusinessFeed

Alumna Emily Kanders Goldfischer ’92 Builds Community With hertelier

August 20, 2021

Student interview with Emily Goldfischer ’92, founder and editor-in-chief of hertelier

SHA BusinessFeed

What Keeps Us Coming Back: How to Build Customer Loyalty

August 6, 2021

In the wake of COVID-19, experts joined Professor Helen Chun to discuss recent trends in customer loyalty within the hospitality industry.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Glamping: The Present (and Future) of Alternative Lodging

August 6, 2021

How do you help more people experience the magic of camping? "Glamping," or glamorous camping, is taking the alternative lodging industry by storm.

The Time and Space for Disruption: Using Technology to Reinvent Hospitality Business Models

August 4, 2021

Three industry experts discuss the role of tech in disrupting hospitality business model

Johnson BusinessFeed

Staying true to my passion for sustainability and food systems

July 23, 2021

Alanna Miyajima, MBA ’21, writes about how her experience at Johnson helped her pivot into a career helping to make food systems more sustainable.

Johnson BusinessFeed

EpiWell: Pushing the boundaries in diabetes management

July 20, 2021

As part of the BR Microenterprise program, MBA candidates Tyler Ashcraft and Faraan Khan worked with EpiWell, a local diabetes management company.

SHA BusinessFeed

Preparing for the Return of Business Meetings, Conferences and Travel: Is High-Tech the New High-Touch?

July 20, 2021

Industry experts share insight with Professor Chekitan Dev in a panel discussion on how best to prepare for the return of business travel.

Community Insights

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspectives: The intangibles, finding your goodwill

July 28, 2021

Taylor Nguyen Two-Year MBA ’21 discovered that intangible “goodwill” was far more valuable than salary, bonus, or location

Johnson BusinessFeed

It’s time for high-tech economics

July 2, 2021

William Cong sees opportunities to revolutionize high-tech research with insights from economics.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspectives: Assembling the collaborative leadership toolkit, one experience at a time

June 14, 2021

Christopher Nowacki Two-Year MBA ’22 leveraged previous work experiences to enhance his ability to collaborate and succeed on many different teams.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Entrepreneurship or family business…or both?

June 8, 2021

Entrepreneurship and family business have at times seemed at odds with each other, but upon a closer look, they are actually joined at the hip.