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What happens when bosses don’t practice what they preach?

Managers who say one thing and do another often get negative reactions from employees. But the misalignment of words and deeds can be viewed as neutral or even positive, says Cornell researcher Brian Lucas.

Historic building is hub for Cornell in NYC

On Jan. 2, the School of Industrial and Labor Relations’ new New York City headquarters and conference center opened in the historic General Electric building at 570 Lexington Ave. Several other Cornell colleges, units and programs will soon be using space in the building.

Regeneron CEO named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year

Dr. Leonard S. Schleifer ’73 has been named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year for 2019. He will be honored April 11-12 during Celebration, Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s annual conference in Ithaca.

eCornell program will help leaders navigate change

A leadership program being offered through eCornell will help working managers effectively lead through volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity - also known as "VUCA." 

Essentials

U.S. economy’s current growth will peak in 2019

The U.S. economy has been on a long, slow upward trend for eight years, but a Cornell economist predicts that – like all good things – the steady growth will soon come to an end, likely by the end of the year.

Students, faculty shape global effort to cool a warming world

In a whirlwind of seminars, plenary sessions and corridor conversations, 17 Cornell students and six faculty attended COP24 in Katowice, Poland in December.  

Leo Renaghan, hospitality marketing innovator, dies at 75

Professor Emeritus Leo Renaghan, one of the first academics to introduce modern marketing methods to the hospitality industry, died Dec. 31 of brain cancer. He was 75.

New center improves employment relations in hospitality

The ILR School and the School of Hotel Administration have strengthened their partnership by establishing the Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations, an equally shared initiative of the schools.

History of Capitalism initiative takes big-picture approach

The study of the history of capitalism at Cornell is fueled by insightful, big-picture questions, many of which were raised during a Nov. 15 roundtable discussion.