Research With Impact

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Help Wanted: Advancing Women in Leadership

To support more equitable workplaces, Michelle Duguid investigates hiring practices intended to increase diversity.

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Nolan School BusinessFeed

Trust in online content moderation depends on moderator

Both the type of online content moderator and the “temperature” of the harassing content influenced people’s perception of the moderation decision, new research finds.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Parking ticket reminders work, but not for all

Parking-ticket recipients who would benefit most from gentle “nudges” to pay their fines respond least to them, research by Ori Heffetz finds.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Evidence-Based Crop Management for Organic Dry Bean Farming

Dyson Professor Miguel Gomez is a contributing researcher to this study focused on the sustainability and profitability of the organic dry bean industry.

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Cornell to co-lead UN agency’s new agrifood initiative

Ideas that sprang from a pre-pandemic discussion at Cornell now inform a UN initiative aimed to meet looming global food needs in a healthy, equitable and sustainable way.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Maximize Achievement and Persistence by Aligning Rewards to Recognize Milestones

Individuals are more likely to persist if they receive their first reward after completing a chunk of a task followed by a stream of small incentives.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Social media boycott of Goya did not harm sales

Research by Jūra Liaukonytė and colleagues sought to understand the sales effect of social media posts targeting specific brands.

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Climate finance takes center stage at ESG Investing Research Conference

Researchers and practitioners examined efforts to fund the abatement of biodiversity loss at the Cornell ESG Investing Research Conference.

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

New Research Theme to Solidify SC Johnson College as a Leader in Sustainability

The Business of Sustainability research theme will facilitate collaboration, program coordination, and curriculum across the college’s three schools.