Cornell SC Johnson BusinessFeed: News, Articles & Voices

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Roundtable Recap: Biden’s NLRB, UNITE HERE, and the pandemic discussed at 9th Annual CIHLER Labor Relations Roundtable

June 17, 2021

CIHLER’S Ninth Annual Labor Relations Roundtable explored expected changes from the Biden administration’s National Labor Relations Board.

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Jinhua Zhao named new dean of Dyson School

June 17, 2021

Jinhua Zhao has been named the David J. Nolan Dean of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. His appointment at Cornell begins July 1.

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How Humans Think When They Think As Part of a Group

June 15, 2021

“Coworkers who eat together tend to perform at a higher level than their peers, yet cafeterias are often undervalued by companies,” Professor Kevin Kniffin tells WIRED.

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Cornell Johnson launches nominations for inaugural 10 Under 10 notable alumni list

June 15, 2021

Johnson will honor 10 Under 10 notable alumni for professional success, community involvement, and engagement with the Cornell community.

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The Brutal Truth About Bitcoin

June 14, 2021

Professor Eswar Prasad authors a New York Times op-ed on the consequences of bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies.

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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.

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Ideas With Impact: Maintaining the Human Touch in a Contactless World

June 9, 2021

Center for Hospitality Research and Medallia crowdsource ideas for contactless technology that elevates the guest experience without compromising connection

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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.

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Brazil’s healthcare system: A slow march towards progress

June 7, 2021

Nick Mitilenes MBA/MS ’21 analyzes Brazil’s possibility of overcoming the challenges presented by constitutionally mandated healthcare.

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Opinion: The S&P 500 would be below 1,600 without these 3 pillars and those supports are now weakening

June 5, 2021

Private equity now plays a much bigger role than in the past, says Andrew Karolyi, dean of Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business.

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Reflections of an Emerging Markets Institute case competition judge

June 4, 2021

Ari Betof reflects on his experience judging the Emerging Markets Institute Case Competition and advocates for international-focused programs.

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Amid competing priorities, business can be a force for good

June 3, 2021

SC Johnson Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson draws on his storied company’s values to navigate between business pragmatism and doing good.

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Celebrating the Class of 2021

June 3, 2021

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and its three schools celebrate the Class of 2021.

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Latin America’s role in the global economy following COVID-19 lockdowns

May 28, 2021

Diego Calvillo de la Garza, MBA ’22, discusses the Emerging Market Institute’s webinar on future prospects for the economies of Latin American countries.

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Merrill Scholars thank educators who shaped Cornell journeys

May 26, 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 Merrill Presidential Scholars–Dyson's Roger Hyman BS '21 and Ruth Park BS '21 and SHA's Samay Bansal BS '21 are Carol Wang BS '21.

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President Pollack calls for solidarity against acts of hatred, bias

May 26, 2021

A message from Cornell University President Martha Pollack regarding the national rise in anti-Semitic hate crimes.

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Jonas Weil Entrepreneurship Fellowship helps pediatric telehealth founder make strides

May 26, 2021

Funding earmarked for Johnson alumni entrepreneurs enabled Marla Beyer, MBA ‘20, MHA ’20, to launch her startup, Hopscotch, right after graduation.

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TIAA gift champions Dyson program addressing emerging markets

May 25, 2021

The gift establishes the Clifton R. Wharton Jr. Program of Global Engagement endowed fund, which supports the school's SMART program.

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ProducePay scores $43m Series C funding from VCs, development banks

May 21, 2021

"ProducePay funds close to 2% of the market, that’s about $1 billion of produce per year," founder and CEO Pablo Borquez Schwarzbeck MBA ’15 told AFN.

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Break it down: CR0WD task force forges zero waste goals

May 21, 2021

The Circular Economy: Science and Business of Construction, a collaborative project with Mark Milstein, involves local stakeholders from all stages of a building's life cycle.

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Five myths about cryptocurrency

May 20, 2021

In his Washington Post op-ed, Professor Eswar Prasad says the ingenious technological innovations underpinning cryptocurrencies will transform the nature of money and finance.

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Is Cuba's “army of white coats” medical diplomacy or contemporary slavery?

May 19, 2021

Cornell Emerging Markets Institute Fellow Sunayana Karra comments on the benefits and pitfalls of Cuba's physician export business.

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Researchers find grocery taxes harm low income households

May 18, 2021

Professor Harry Kaiser and his co-authors research the connection between grocery taxes and food insecurity in the United States.

Ideas with impact: What can hospitality organizations do to support employees and frontline staff?

May 17, 2021

Center for Hospitality Research collaborates with Medallia to create online Hospitality Ideas Community to crowdsource innovative ideas for supporting frontline employees

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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

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Bloods, Crips, and beer: The unlikely success story of TRU Colors Brewery

May 13, 2021

Brewed by active Bloods, Crips, and GDs, TRU Colors beer is helping promote peace and prosperity in a city once ravaged by gang violence.

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Institutional and societal values challenge modernizing emerging markets

May 12, 2021

Sunny Chai ’24 reflects on EMI visiting speaker Johanna Mair’s concept of modernizing emerging economies’ market structures.

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Requiring the COVID-19 vaccine: insights for businesses

May 11, 2021

Cornell alumni and industry experts representing both management and workers discuss whether U.S. employers should require their employees to be vaccinated.

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Investing at Cornell theme launches campus-wide Investing Ideas Forum

May 11, 2021

Five teams participated in Investing at Cornell’s first Investment Ideas Forum, including undergraduate and graduate students from across Cornell.

6th Annual Titans of Real Estate - Honoring Brian Kingston, CEO of Brookfield Property Partners

May 7, 2021

Brian Kingston, managing partner and CEO of Brookfield Property Partners discusses his career and gives insight on the current state of the real estate industry at the 6th Annual Titans of Real Estate.

Re-Electrified After Circuit Breaker: Singapore’s Restaurant Recovery

May 7, 2021

SHA Lecturer Lilly Jan, discusses Singapore’s restaurant recovery with chef-owners Travis Masiero ’03 and Ivan Brehm.

ESG Innovations in Hospitality

May 6, 2021

Members of the Center for Hospitality Research’s sustainability subcommittee author report on the technologies that are enabling organizations to meet their ESG goals.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Learning From COVID-19: Addressing impacts in Dyson's curriculum

May 6, 2021

Dyson faculty incorporated pandemic challenges into their curriculum, allowing students to keep pace with a business world in flux.

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Green cemeteries wins hospitality business pitch contest

May 5, 2021

An entrepreneurial concept addressing unaffordable and unsustainable funeral practices won first prize at the 11th annual Cornell Hospitality Business Plan Competition.

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Dan Cane ’98 funds the Cane Entrepreneurship Scholars Program

May 3, 2021

Dan Cane ’98, who co-founded Blackboard when he was a student, has funded a new program to help student entrepreneurs achieve success.

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Johnson honors distinguished alumni at the Big Red Bash

April 30, 2021

Johnson’s Big Red Bash included panel discussions with alumni honorees about their careers, leadership, and how Johnson prepared them as leaders.

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Serving Society Through Scholarship

April 28, 2021

Researchers at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business are serving society through scholarship.

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Research: Regulation is vital for future of cryptocurrency industry

April 27, 2021

Regulation and regulatory policy play a critical role in the health and longevity of cryptocurrency markets.

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Sustainability without borders

April 26, 2021

The hospitality landscape is changing, and for Explora travelers seeking adventure outside of their hotel rooms, less is more.

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‘Feeney Way’ officially unveiled on donor’s 90th birthday

April 23, 2021

For the 90th birthday of Charles F. “Chuck” Feeney ’56, Cornell University officially unveiled Feeney Way on Cornell’s Ithaca campus, honoring the man who has been called the university’s “third founder.”

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Learning From COVID-19: Studying The Impact Of The Pandemic

April 22, 2021

Students and faculty at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration (SHA) are examining pandemic-related issues while reimagining a future for the business of hospitality.

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A Shared Message on the Pending Verdict for Derek Chauvin

April 20, 2021

A shared message from SC Johnson College leadership on the pending verdict of Derek Chauvin and resources for current students, faculty, and staff.

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“Together” at the 96th Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell

April 20, 2021

HEC 96 student leaders reflect on this year's virtual conference weekend and their experiences as board members of the annual SHA tradition.

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Business Impact Symposium Examines Industry Sustainability

April 14, 2021

The Business Impact Symposium will feature panels that discuss the disappearing line between business and social and environmental issues.

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Learning from COVID: Addressing COVID-19 in Johnson’s curriculum

April 14, 2021

Johnson faculty incorporated pandemic challenges into their curriculum to spur relevant discussions, research, and analysis among students.

Research Recap: How Contactless Technology is Transforming the Hospitality Industry Forever

April 14, 2021

FreedomPay SVP shares findings from a recent white paper on how hospitality can leverage contactless and touchless technology to create frictionless and customized guest experiences.

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Crypto Exchanges Usher in Era of Round-the-Clock Stock Trading

April 13, 2021

“It seems to me that this is a competition among new and old exchanges,” Professor Will Cong tells Bloomberg Wealth.

WeChat and Tiktok bans and their implications for future U.S.-China relations

April 13, 2021

EMI Fellow David Wu dissects Trump’s bans on WeChat and TikTok, the Biden administration’s response, and the impact on US-China relations.

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Energy justice: Exploring an equitable energy transition

April 12, 2021

The 11th annual Cornell Energy Connection showcased professionals sharing perspectives on key industry issues and featured a panel on energy justice.

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Meet Andrew Karolyi, new dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

April 12, 2021

Andrew Karolyi answers questions about himself as a leader, scholar, and teacher, as well as his outlook on the college and his own life in this Q&A.

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Karolyi selected as new dean of SC Johnson College of Business

April 8, 2021

Andrew Karolyi, who was named acting dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College in March, will serve as dean of the college for the remainder of former Dean Kevin F. Hallock’s term, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced.

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Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration offers networking program to executives of tomorrow

April 6, 2021

PIHE has created an experiential networking program that grows student knowledge, interpersonal skills, and experience to help them succeed in business and life.

Dyson BusinessFeed

China Puts Limits on Foreign Banks, Worrying Businesses

April 2, 2021

Dyson Professor Eswar Prasad tells the New York Times that China will eventually resume with opening up to foreign financial institutions.

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Taper Tantrum Versus the Current Reflationary Scare

April 2, 2021

Gautam Jain analyzes the US 10-year yield and its effect on emerging market economies, comparing 2013’s Taper Tantrum to today’s reflationary scare.

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Rapid global heating is hurting farm productivity, study finds

April 1, 2021

A study led by Professor Ariel Ortiz-Bobea shows that global farming productivity since the 1960s is 21% lower than it could have been without climate change.

Alumni Mark and Brian Canlis Pivot During a Pandemic and Flourish

March 31, 2021

Canlis restaurant owners practice flexibility to thrive and flourish during pandemic.

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Start Retraining for Social Interactions

March 27, 2021

“Assess your own risk level and comfort,” Professor Sunita Sah told the New York Times, “so you’re very clear about what you would and would not like to do.”

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Students serving students

March 25, 2021

Operating under the ethos of ‘students serving students,’ SHA's Dean’s Student Advisory Board represents the student perspective.

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SHA working with hospitality foundation to strengthen DE&I for the industry

March 24, 2021

Dean Kate Walsh is collaborating with other industry leaders to ensure the future of the industry is as diverse as the customers it serves.

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What will travel look like when the pandemic is over?

March 20, 2021

Professor Christopher Anderson tells CNN that he thinks alternative lodging will continue to be a “bright spot” in the hospitality industry.

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He just spent $69 million on a digital piece of art. It’s not his first Beeple.

March 18, 2021

“Think about how traditional art pieces are hard to trade," Professor Will Cong tells the Washington Post. “That is solved after the ownership can be easily divided and traded.”

Dyson BusinessFeed

Democrats Question Game-Like Trading Apps at House Hearing

March 17, 2021

"These online brokers use prompts, push notifications and other nudges for the purpose of eliciting a specific behavior: increased trading by the investor," Professor Vicki Bogan said at the House Financial Services Committee Meeting on GameStop.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Students save man from frigid lake after fishing mishap

March 17, 2021

Anjan Mani ’23, a student at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, was among three students who saved a man from downing in a local frigid lake.

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Student Voices: Meet Yifan Wu, Two-Year MBA Class of 2022

March 16, 2021

A marketing production executive and a musician who is pursuing a career in consulting, learn why Yifan Wu joined the Two-Year MBA Class of 2022.

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How Barbara Novick ’82 helped grow BlackRock from startup to asset management giant

March 16, 2021

BlackRock co-founder Barbara Novick outlined eight key lesson she deems critical to BlackRock’s success.

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Opinion: Flying is safer than driving, even during the pandemic. These statistics show why.

March 15, 2021

If you choose to travel during the pandemic, flying is the still the safest option, writes Dyson Professor Garrick Blalock and Johnson Professor Vrinda Kadiyali in their Washington Post op-ed.

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Market Manipulation Chatter Rises as Digital Art Scene Explodes

March 13, 2021

“Fraud detection is hard,” Professor William Cong tells Bloomberg. “Even if they are all non-fungible, they’re still anonymous and it would be hard to track down market manipulators.”

SHA BusinessFeed

19th Annual Labor and Employment Roundtable – Session 4

March 12, 2021

Hospitality labor and employment roundtable assembles different perspectives on election and pandemic effects

Johnson BusinessFeed

Johnson Cornell Tech MBA Alumni Startups Tackle COVID-19 Challenges

March 11, 2021

Enroute and Tangle–two startups launched by 2020 Cornell Tech MBA graduates–are tackling the challenges of COVID-19.

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Student Entrepreneurship Fuels Business Growth And Learning

March 9, 2021

Professor Chris Marquis authors a Forbes Q&A article featuring Nick Bayer '00, founder and CEO of Saxbys.