Michael Waldman, professor of management and economics, comments on how “companies are deliberately making it more difficult for people to repair their devices. And they push people to replace existing devices that work perfectly well. That’s planned obsolescence.”
Seth Litwin, professor at the ILR School, comments, “The question is, how will these CEOs actually respond when the chips are down and shareholders really start making their usual demands for sky-high quarterly returns?”
“I think Mexican authorities are trying to tow a fine line, between generating political support at home while trying not to antagonize Trump while trying to help those who are affected by this tragedy,” says Gustavo A. Flores-Macias, associate professor of government.
The work of associate professor of management and organizations, Michelle Duguid, finding that forcing women into important roles heightens their visibility of being a minority, prompting more challenges, is used as supportive evidence in this article.
Louis Hyman, associate professor of labor relations, law and history, and Kwelina Thompson, graduate student at the Institute for Workplace Studies, write about the history of e-commerce for its 25th anniversary.
The FoodKeeper App – developed by the USDA, the Food Marketing Institute and Cornell’s Department of Food Science with the help of Bob Gravani, professor of food science, — is mentioned at the end of the article as a tool to help consumers safely eat quality foods.