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Study: European unions’ support varies for precarious workers

In many cases, unions in Europe have helped nonunionized workers whose jobs are precarious, according to new Cornell research.

Environmental policies not always bad for business, study finds

A Cornell doctoral student’s analysis of Chinese policies found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, market-based or incentive-based policies may actually benefit regulated firms in the traditional and “green” energy sectors.

Innovation fellows help research commercialization, startups

Cornell’s Center for Technology Licensing has launched a fellowship program for Ph.D. graduates and postdoctoral researchers interested in a career in business development, commercialization or entrepreneurship.

Commercialization fellows help bring innovation to market

The Commercialization Fellowship, which wrapped up its fifth cohort in December 2020, helps engineers turn their academic research into businesses that solve real-world problems.

Good sport: Squash alum introduces new players to Big Red

Cornell squash champion Aditya Jagtap ’15 is helping young players in India understand college recruiting – and giving the Big Red an invaluable resource 7,755 miles away.

Harold ‘Hal’ Bierman Jr., professor emeritus, dies at 96

Harold “Hal” Bierman Jr., the Nicholas H. Noyes Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Management and Finance, died Feb. 12 in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. He was 96.

Leaders valued over managers, regardless of fit

People tend to prefer prototypical leaders even in situations that call for prototypical managers, a bias that can be tempered by deliberative thinking, according to new Cornell research.

CCMR JumpStart program to fund two NYS companies

Two New York state companies have been chosen to participate this spring in the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart Program, through which they will collaborate with faculty members to develop and improve their products.

Leadership lessons from 2020: Navigating the new normal

Several faculty members in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business talk about what key lessons leaders and managers can gain from the experiences of 2020 and apply to 2021 and beyond.

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