Cornell Enterprise


The alumni magazine for the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management


Bob Frank’s legacy as a teacher, behavioral economist, economic naturalist, and author

August 7, 2020

Robert H. Frank, Cornell professor of economics since 1972, champion of behavioral economics, and widely published author, retired July 1, 2020.

Fisk Johnson, CEO of SC Johnson: A champion in the crusade against plastic ocean waste

March 23, 2020

SC Johnson CEO Fisk Johnson talks about why ending plastic ocean waste is important to him, his company, and human life on this planet.

Do People Regret Their Unhealthy Behaviors?

February 21, 2020

Regret you feel before you indulge may be higher than what you’ll feel afterwards, according to new research by Manoj Thomas and Helen Chun.

Reducing the “invisible burden” of overtourism

February 20, 2020

As global tourism grows, the tolls on infrastructure threaten natural and cultural icons reports the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise.

Cybersecurity: crimes and consequences

October 9, 2019

As hacking threats grow in sophistication, here’s a look at what companies are doing to protect themselves and their clients.



Thought
Leadership

Research and insights from Johnson’s expert faculty


“Is it sustainable?” COVID-19 points to the value of asking big questions to inform planning resilience and social justice

May 6, 2020

COVID-19 underscores firms’ need for planning resilience, disproportionate impacts on poorer populations, and our interconnectedness.

Do People Regret Their Unhealthy Behaviors?

February 21, 2020

Regret you feel before you indulge may be higher than what you’ll feel afterwards, according to new research by Manoj Thomas and Helen Chun.

Reducing the “invisible burden” of overtourism

February 20, 2020

As global tourism grows, the tolls on infrastructure threaten natural and cultural icons reports the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise.


Alumni
Profiles

Explore stories featuring Johnson alumni, including Profiles in Leadership about those driving change from executive positions


Investing for good

September 12, 2019

Mubadala Ventures investor Alaa Halawa focuses on early-growth, deep-tech life science companies that are disrupting traditional industries.

A disposition for diplomacy

August 5, 2019

Over the course of her career in the U.S. Foreign Service, Virginia Bennett, MBA ’89, held overseas posts in Manila, Bogotá, Tokyo, and Athens.

A Hotelier’s Perspective: The Little Things Matter

February 19, 2019

Lani Shufelt, MBA ’12, owner and COO of The Chanler at Cliff Walk, says travelers are looking for unique experiences rather than cookie-cutter accommodations.

Profile in Leadership: Maggie Chan Jones, MBA ’09, founder and CEO of Tenshey

September 5, 2019

Former SAP CMO Maggie Chan Jones launched executive coaching firm Tenshey to advance gender diversity and leadership development.

Profile in Leadership: Roy Ashok, MBA ’09, CEO of Daqri

March 14, 2019

Roy Ashok, MBA ’09, is harnessing AR technology for smart factories and streamlining focus with inspired, authentic leadership.


Startup
Snapshots

Profiles of Johnson alumni entrepreneurs and their businesses


Raising the visibility of antiracist, pro-humanity initiatives

October 5, 2020

Laillah Rice, MBA ’09, and fellow senior marketers launched the Humanity Lab to support social justice activists and organizations.

Turtle offers a new model for freelancing

August 27, 2020

Vlad Lokshin, MBA ’15, co-founded Turtle to create a first-class freelancing platform, starting with software developers.

Earn Into Wealth offers guideposts to wealth building

April 1, 2020

Kaya Ladejobi, MBA ’13, founded Earn Into Wealth, a financial planning firm for Gen X and Y women, URMs and HENRYs (High Earners Not Rich Yet).


Bookshelf
Reviews

Reviews of recently published faculty and alumni books


Helping kids get perspective on the new “normal”

April 28, 2020

A new children’s picture book by Ace Stryker, MBA ’16, and his wife, Lacy, helps kids to cope with life during COVID-19.

Under the Influence: How behavioral contagion can drive positive social change

February 5, 2020

Others’ choices affect our own and have enormous economic, social, and environmental consequences, argues Robert H. Frank in his new book.

Portfolio Management: a definitive guide

August 2, 2019

Scott Stewart and his co-authors, all quantitative experts, drew on their experience as money managers for Portfolio Management: Theory and Practice.