Cornell SC Johnson BusinessFeed: News, Articles & Voices

Dyson BusinessFeed

New student-led initiative makes connections, supports Black-owned businesses

July 31, 2020

Empower, founded by Dyson’s Arianna Kohilakis ’22, identifies project opportunities and pairs Black-owned businesses with Cornell undergraduate volunteers.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

SHA, Johnson teams both make finals of She Has a Deal pitch competition

July 28, 2020

The teams are among five nationally who will compete for $50,000 in deal equity in the women-only real estate competition in October.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

The Rundown: Highlights from the week of July 20

July 24, 2020

Expert perspectives from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty on COVID-19’s impact on business, hospitality, and the economy.

SHA BusinessFeed

Case study challenge invites students, alumni, and hospitality experts to weigh in

July 22, 2020

Chekitan Dev’s co-authored case examines options for expansion of a luxury resort. Learn more about the challenge and see how the industry responded.

Johnson BusinessFeed

A first-hand look at the African economy

July 21, 2020

Sophia Marseille, MBA ’20, shares insights about her trek to South Africa and Ghana, pinpointing entrepreneurship and brand strategy as growth opportunities.

SHA BusinessFeed

‘Do you belong here?’: Lawsuits allege Hilton, other hotels discriminated against Black guests

July 21, 2020

Professor David Sherwyn says big hotel brands can recommend anti-discrimination training for franchised properties, but lack teeth under the law to require it.

Dyson BusinessFeed

COVID exacerbates malnutrition in India, study finds

July 21, 2020

Professor Prabhu Pingali finds India's strict COVID-lockdown has led to increased produce prices, limiting the affordability of a diverse diet.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

The Rundown: Highlights from the week of July 13

July 17, 2020

Expert perspectives from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty on COVID-19’s impact on business, hospitality, and the economy.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Interim Dean Ed McLaughlin returns to lead Dyson at a critical point in time

July 17, 2020

Ed McLaughlin once again became the interim David J. Nolan Dean of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management on July 1.

SHA BusinessFeed

What hotel staycations during Covid era will be like

July 17, 2020

Professor Christopher Anderson says goodbye to the buffet, hello to the pre-wrapped meal option.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Spend more on society and get more for yourself

July 16, 2020

Professor Robert Frank says the current pandemic shows us that different spending patterns could improve both the health and well-being of almost everyone in America.

SHA BusinessFeed

Focus on hotels: Brand new world

July 16, 2020

A future hospitality brand shakeout is inevitable, says Professor Chekitan Dev, as hotels continue to operate through the COVID pandemic.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Costco to open new stores, continue senior shopping hours indefinitely

July 15, 2020

Professor Karan Girotra says large net incomes this quarter for major grocery chains is not surprising as consumer spending shifts during the pandemic.

Johnson BusinessFeed

What does it mean for fashion to be aspirational in 2020?

July 15, 2020

Professor Mukti Khaire discusses commitments fashion brands are making to diversity and inclusion, and the challenges faced with changing consumer values.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Community summer projects connect Dyson students with local businesses and nonprofits

July 14, 2020

Dyson students connect with local businesses and nonprofits for Community Summer Projects

SHA BusinessFeed

Restaurants face closings as business slows and rents go unpaid

July 14, 2020

Professor Alex Susskind predicts that 30% of restaurants may go out of business as their incomes have been decimated by COVID-19 shutdowns.

SHA BusinessFeed

Cornell Research Recap: The relationship satisfaction factor in successful brand-hotel partnerships

July 14, 2020

Professor Chekitan Dev examines the relationship between key operating factors and opportunism on the part of brands and their hotel partners.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Apps like Robinhood make investing easier. Maybe too easy.

July 14, 2020

Professor Vicki Bogan discusses high-profile trading apps that increase access to the stock market but could also be gamifiying trading.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Will you see a second stimulus payment?

July 13, 2020

Professor Murillo Campello says the likelihood of a second stimulus payment to consumers is nearly 100 percent certain.

Dyson BusinessFeed

The hunger crisis linked to coronavirus could kill more people than the disease itself, Oxfam warns

July 12, 2020

Associate Professor Miguel Gómez discusses global and U.S. food supply chains and how improvements can help populations avoid the worst case scenario.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Michelle Duguid to lead college push for diversity, inclusion, and belonging

July 10, 2020

Duguid, an associate professor of management and organizations, assumed the role of associate dean for diversity, inclusion, and belonging on July 1, 2020.

Johnson BusinessFeed

MBA Students Care fundraiser fights for racial justice

July 10, 2020

A group of dedicated Johnson MBA students came together with a community of graduate business programs in an effort to raise funds to help fight against racial injustice.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

The Rundown: Highlights from the weeks of June 29 and July 3

July 10, 2020

Expert perspectives from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty on COVID-19’s impact on business, hospitality, and the economy.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Black Graduate Business Association helps launch the Black MBA Alliance

July 10, 2020

Johnson’s BGBA launches the Black MBA Alliance with Black MBA student associations at other schools to advance racial justice awareness and education

Dyson BusinessFeed

Virus causes uncertainty for state lotteries

July 9, 2020

Professor David Just discusses the correlation between a rise in unemployment and increase in lottery sales, and what it means during the COVID pandemic.

SHA BusinessFeed

Dean Walsh outlines SHA’s preliminary antiracism action items

July 8, 2020

Kate Walsh, Dean of the School of Hotel Administration, shares the school's preliminary action steps and commitments to combat racism.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Dean Nelson outlines Johnson’s preliminary antiracism action items

July 8, 2020

Mark Nelson, Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean of Johnson, shares the school's preliminary action steps and commitments to combat racism.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Interim Dean McLaughlin outlines Dyson’s preliminary antiracism action items

July 8, 2020

Edward McLaughlin, interim David J. Nolan Dean of the Dyson School, shares the school's preliminary action steps and commitments to combat racism.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Wirecard probe brings scrutiny to how fintech companies are audited

July 8, 2020

Associate Professor Luo Zuo discusses how fintech companies may operate under several business models and use multiple accounting methods.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

A call to action to combat racism from Dean Kevin F. Hallock

July 7, 2020

Kevin F. Hallock, dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, shares the college's preliminary action steps and commitments to combat racism.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Digits to the left

July 6, 2020

Associate Professor Manoj Thomas is helping identify conditions that facilitate the left-digit bias to help managers decide pricing strategy.

SHA BusinessFeed

Inside seating? A Harlem bar owner navigates COVID-19’s changing rules

July 5, 2020

Professor Alex Susskind discusses the new reality restaurants will have to navigate in a changed world and food industry.

SHA BusinessFeed

World Business Report: England’s pubs and restaurants prepare to open

July 3, 2020

Senior Lecturer Stephani Robson shares tips for restaurateurs seeking to ensure customers will still want to visit despite coronavirus precautions.

SHA BusinessFeed

From coast to coast of the United States, scenes from reopened restaurants in the coronavirus era

July 2, 2020

Lecturer Lilly Jan says that cost-benefits will have to be carefully considered by restaurants reopening in the age of the coronavirus.

SHA BusinessFeed

A European summer without Americans threatens already struggling luxury hotels

July 1, 2020

Professor Chekitan Dev comments on pains to the travel industry as European countries close their borders to American tourist travelers.

SHA BusinessFeed

Need to escape your house for an hour? This company lets you rent a space for a short time

July 1, 2020

Professor Steve Carvell discusses the benefits of new services allowing stuck-at-home employees to escape their dwellings for a short-term workspace.

SHA BusinessFeed

Cruising’s new lines of communication

July 1, 2020

Associate Professor Robert Kwortnik joins fellow experts in discussing new approaches to market cruises in the COVID era.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspectives: Our biggest decision and our greatest asset

June 30, 2020

Zach Zirkle, MBA ’20, reflects on his MBA experience and says the choice regarding what we want in life is the most important choice we will ever make.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Spring trek combines Asian culture, real estate, and infrastructure

June 30, 2020

Emile Schachter, MPS-RE ’20 (Baker), reflects on Asian culture, economics, and the real estate market after his trek to Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia.

SHA BusinessFeed

Coronavirus dashes job hopes for hospitality grads, but experts still see opportunity

June 27, 2020

Dean Kate Walsh says hospitality programs and recent grads view the COVID crisis as an opportunity to think differently, and play up applicable skills.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

The Rundown: Highlights from the week of June 22

June 26, 2020

Expert perspectives from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty on COVID-19’s impact on business, hospitality, and the economy.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Commentary: COVID-19 is our chance to shake up economics

June 25, 2020

Professor Kaushik Basu writes the COVID-19 crisis provides opportunity for economists to rethink some of the ideas they have long taken for granted.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Hiring trends emerge in study into COVID-19 impact on job market

June 24, 2020

Professor Murillo Campello has leveraged big data on job-vacancy postings to reveal several dimensions of the impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. job market.

SHA BusinessFeed

Hotels could face $9 billion in new costs to stay squeaky clean

June 24, 2020

Dean Kate Walsh says that investment in new cleanliness protocols, born from the pandemic, is a cost that hotels will take on because they have to.

Johnson BusinessFeed

What we’ve learned from how sustainability and sustainable companies have weathered the Covid-19 crisis

June 24, 2020

Professor Mark Milstein says that COVID-19 is not distracting many companies from their sustainability commitments as they deal with the pandemic.

SHA BusinessFeed

Roundtable Recap: Card check, employer associations, and hotel arbitration discussed at annual Labor Relations Roundtable

June 23, 2020

The 8th Annual Labor Relations Roundtable invited hospitality industry representatives to discuss the ever-changing landscape of labor and employment law.

SHA BusinessFeed

Research Recap: The relationship satisfaction factor in successful brand-hotel partnerships

June 23, 2020

Chekitan Dev, professor of marketing at the School of Hotel Administration, has co-authored a study recently published in Industrial Marketing Management.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Johnson’s 2020 faculty awardees recognized for outstanding teaching and research

June 23, 2020

Johnson is proud to announce the 2020 faculty awards for outstanding teaching, research excellence, and research fellowships.

SHA BusinessFeed

SHA celebrates 2020 student award winners

June 22, 2020

The School of Hotel Administration (SHA) proudly presents its award winners and special honor recipients for the 2019–2020 academic year.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Dyson celebrates 2020 faculty, staff, and student award recipients

June 22, 2020

The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management proudly presents its student, faculty, and staff award winners for the 2019–2020 year.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Johnson celebrates Class of 2020 award winners

June 22, 2020

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management proudly presents its award winners and special honor recipients from the Class of 2020.

SHA BusinessFeed

Is a hotel stay safe? 5 questions to help you decide

June 21, 2020

Associate Professor Robert J. Kwortnik describes the great lengths hotels are taking to ensure sanitization and guest safety.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

The Rundown: Highlights from the week of June 15

June 19, 2020

Expert perspectives from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty on COVID-19’s impact on business, hospitality, and the economy.

SHA BusinessFeed

DoorDash scores valuation of $16 billion as coronavirus pushes it to top of food-delivery chain

June 19, 2020

Lecturer Douglas Miller says that, for many restaurants, focusing on delivery during the onset of COVID-19 was the only way to stay in business.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Juneteenth gives corporate America a chance to act on pledges to fight racism following George Floyd’s killing

June 19, 2020

Dean Lynn Perry Wooten discusses Juneteenth as many companies begin to give their employees the day off or a day of reflection.

SHA BusinessFeed

A company’s biggest privacy threat? Insiders

June 19, 2020

Associate Professor David Sherwyn discusses company garnered data and how serious steps should be taken to protect it from outsiders and insiders.

SHA BusinessFeed

Feeling anxious? Rearranging your furniture may be the self-care you need

June 19, 2020

Senior Lecturer Stephani Robson says even a little home reorganizing and redecorating can indeed alleviate anxiety.

Johnson BusinessFeed

EMBA Metro NY students take teamwork to the next level with business ideation

June 18, 2020

Three EMBA Metro NY students combine classroom lessons and group experience to form a diverse team and launch a telemedicine business.

Dyson BusinessFeed

How COVID is affecting U.S. food supply chain

June 18, 2020

Associate Professor Miguel Gomez discusses in detail the impact the global pandemic has had on domestic food supply chains.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Favorite MBA professors of the Class of 2020

June 17, 2020

Professor of Practice Risa Mish and Senior Lecturer Craig Snow named to favorite MBA Professors of the Class of 2020 list.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Inequality in America was huge before the pandemic. The stock market is making it worse.

June 17, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad says a rising stock market, within current economic conditions, will disproportionately benefit the haves over the have-nots.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Business school deans live the crisis, not just teach about it

June 16, 2020

One pandemic lesson learned at the Johnson Graduate School of Management is that guest speakers are a lot easier to book on Zoom vs. in-person visits.

SHA BusinessFeed

Take these steps if you’re renting a vacation home during the pandemic

June 16, 2020

Professor Chekitan Dev provides tips on how to vacation responsibly and minimize exposure to COVID-19 this summer.

Johnson BusinessFeed

For businesses to be actively anti-racist, they have to put in the work and investment for the long-term

June 14, 2020

In a contributed piece, Professor Christopher Marquis discusses creating sustained change in business around the plague of racial injustice.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

The Rundown: Highlights from the week of June 8

June 12, 2020

Expert perspectives from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty on COVID-19’s impact on business, hospitality, and the economy.

Johnson BusinessFeed

7 dividend stocks on the highway to the danger zone

June 12, 2020

Professor Andrew Karolyi discusses stocks and what some historical trends could mean today.

SHA BusinessFeed

Employees crowdsource to boost social justice donations

June 12, 2020

Assistant Professor Jamie Perry says matching contributions is one way companies can show their employees they know what’s going on right now.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Leadership Fellowship enhanced through two new endowment gifts

June 12, 2020

Donald Douglas, MBA ’00, a former Roy H. Park Leadership Fellow, is giving back to the program that supported him during his time at Cornell in the form of two new endowed funds.

SHA BusinessFeed

How business schools can help retool the economy for a post-pandemic world

June 11, 2020

The School of Hotel Administration's expertise is helping the hospitality industry implement best practices in a new COVID-19 pandemic reality.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspectives: The (un)natural leader

June 11, 2020

Greg Wool, MBA ’21 explains the benefits of admiring your efforts—the continuous improvement mindset—rather than the goal you've accomplished.