Johnson BusinessFeed


News, features, and voices from the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management


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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.


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Johnson’s graduate programs prepare students for leadership across industries, allowing them to achieve their ambitions with business education that emphasizes collaborative and practice-based learning.


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VOICES

Perspectives authored by Johnson students


Our students tell Johnson’s story the best. Read about coursework, co-curricular activities, international travel, internships, and more from our residential MBA, executive MBA, and MPS in Management students.

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Residential MBA

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.

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.

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.

Read more posts by MBAs in Johnson’s Two-Year, One-Year, and Johnson Cornell Tech programs

MBA Voices


Executive MBA

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.

Late-night teamwork, Battle of the Brands, a musical goodbye, and more

May 23, 2020

Johnson's graduates in the Class of 2020 share their favorite Cornell memories. Congratulations to our newest business management leaders!

Celebrating Mother’s Day: Reflections from our executive MBA moms

May 8, 2020

To celebrate Mother's Day, nine of Johnson's EMBA moms reflect on their executive MBA program experience while raising a family and working full time.

Read more posts by executive MBAs in the Executive MBA Americas, Executive MBA Metro NY, and Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership programs

EMBA Voices


MPS in Management

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.

Women in Investing Conference draws top MBA students and industry leaders

December 16, 2019

Networking, stock-pitching, panels, and more were on the program at the Parker Center’s 10th annual MBA Women in Investing Conference.

Interdisciplinary work is the new frontier, and Cornell is leading the way

May 14, 2019

As part of the practicum he participated in, Angus J. McKenzie, MPS ’19, provided services to low-income taxpayers from diverse communities.

Read more posts by students in Johnson’s MPS in Management and MPS in Management – Accounting Specialization programs

MPS Voices


Faculty &
Research

Johnson’s faculty are mentors, teachers, and thought leaders


Johnson’s faculty are sought-after experts in areas such as consulting, entrepreneurship, management, and sustainability, and emerging markets. Our centers and institutes act as hubs for teaching and researching the future of business around the world.

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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.

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.

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.


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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.

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.