Johnson BusinessFeed

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

Investing in Impact: Paul Kavuma is a champion of Africa’s economic resilience

November 29, 2022

Paul Kavuma, MBA ’93, inaugural recipient of the Emerging Markets Institute Cañizares Alumni Award, discusses opportunities in post-COVID Africa.

Ad Tech Manager Illianna Acosta Believes in Supporting and Elevating Others

November 28, 2022

10 Under 10 honoree and senior LinkedIn manager Illianna Acosta aims to give a voice to those who have been historically marginalized.

Student Prods COP27 to Include Youth in Climate Solutions

November 17, 2022

Kehkashan Basu, MBA ’25, hopes to kindle positive global change. She moderated the first roundtable meeting between government officials and youth at COP27.

Everything Everywhere All at Once

November 14, 2022

Every feature of our built environment has a relationship with climate; we can no longer separate fields of learning into rigid, prescribed pathways.

Consultant Olga Abrosimova Juin engages with diverse clients on global M&A deals

November 9, 2022

10 Under 10 honoree Olga Abrosimova Juin, MBA ’17, a senior M&A director at EY-Parthenon, is committed to increasing diversity in business.

Redressing the Balance: Equitable Approaches to Sustainable Real Estate

November 8, 2022

Sustainability in real estate is about more than energy efficiency; environmental justice for communities requires looking at a far broader picture.


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Student
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

Park Perspectives: It’s okay not to be okay

June 29, 2022

Rachel Starr, MBA ’22, reflects on how embracing her struggles have made her an approachable leader.

Park Perspectives: Becoming a more compassionate leader through better listening

November 30, 2021

Valerie Hanke, Two-Year MBA '23, dives deeper into the leadership skill of compassion and how it relates to active listening.

Mama Said Hand Pies empowers creative passion by adopting a business mindset

November 19, 2021

Big Red Microenterprise coaches Benjamin Goulet and Devashish Sharma helped Mama Said Hand Pies transition from a farmer’s market stall to a shopfront.

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

MBA Voices


Executive MBA

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

Student Voices: Meet Osman Ghafoor, Executive MBA Americas Class of 2022

January 25, 2021

An IT manager who leads an offshore team of developers—learn why Osman Ghafoor joined the Executive MBA Americas Class of 2022.

Student Voices: Meet Daniel Johnson, Executive MBA Metro NY Class of 2022

January 15, 2021

Learn why Daniel Johnson, a private equity principal focused on African markets, joined the Executive MBA Metro NY Class of 2022.

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.

ALL FACULTY STORIES

Parking ticket reminders work, but not for all

November 1, 2022

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

Meet our New Faculty: Shreya Kankanhalli

October 7, 2022

Meet Shreya Kankanhalli, new assistant professor of marketing at Johnson, and learn about her research, interests, and courses she will be teaching.

Meet our new faculty: Mao Ye, PhD ’11

September 28, 2022

Meet Mao Ye, one of Johnson’s newest faculty members, and learn about his area of expertise, courses he will be teaching, and his interests.


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Hot air balloon hotel concept wins international competition

December 2, 2022

Four MMH students won the Sustainability Hospitality Challenge for their business plan for “NIMBUS,” a carbon-neutral, hot air balloon hotel room.

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Center for Hospitality Research Celebrates 30 Years

December 2, 2022

Take a look back at what the Center for Hospitality Research has achieved over the last year in the center’s Annual Report FY 2021-2022.

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Contestants Cash In on a Case for Cannabis

December 1, 2022

Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition showcases marketable business ideas, polished presentations, expert feedback, and $5,000 in seed funding.

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Students Envision New Programs for “Workcation” Guests at Hospitality Hackathon

December 1, 2022

Students from across Cornell proposed new programs aimed at delivering exceptional experiences for the hotel guest of the future.

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Everything Everywhere All at Once

November 14, 2022

Every feature of our built environment has a relationship with climate; we can no longer separate fields of learning into rigid, prescribed pathways.

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Meet our New Faculty: Deirdre Snyder

November 10, 2022

Meet Deirdre Snyder, lecturer in management communication at the Nolan School, and learn about her research interests and what she is teaching.