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2022 Best & Brightest Executive MBA: Aranthan “AJ” Jones II

Poets & Quants named the Best & Brightest Executive MBAs of 2022. Among those honored was Johnson’s own Aranthan “AJ” Jones II. Jones is a full-time student in Johnson’s Executive MBA Americas program. A self-described avid traveler, devoted jazz fan, gastronome, and Jean-Michel Basquiat art enthusiast, Jones resides in Bethesda, Maryland with his wife and sons,. He is currently the Acting Chief Communications Officer and Executive Vice President of Public Affairs at Starbucks.

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Continuing the Fight against COVID-19

The Samuel Curtis Johnson community joins the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business in following the COVID-19 guidelines enforced by the university. We urge Johnson students, faculty, staff, and visitors to stay up-to-date on how all of us on campus can continue to keep each other safe by reviewing and following the latest guidelines.



Johnson's Commitment to Antiracism

Dean Nelson outlines preliminary action steps to combat racism, which include new programmatic and philanthropic resources, measurable targets for increased representation, and student and alumni impact.

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“Immersions give you an opportunity to learn about an industry that you are passionate about. I was surprised that I was able to acquire an extremely deep level of knowledge in such a short time to help my client solve their specific problem.”

Preet Jassi, MBA '18 (Two-Year MBA)

“The professors involved with the program are not only experts in their fields, but also approachable and caring mentors who made an effort to meet us individually. I love this community.”

Sarah Song '17, MPS '18 (MPS in Management - Accounting Specialization)
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“The residential session and teamwork are a crucial part of this program. Other programs I interviewed for lacked a team-focused approach. But, it really resonated with me and paralleled my experiences working in corporate America.”

Tamar Halevi, MBA '18 (Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY)

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Restricting Trade for the Environment? Import Restrictions on Used Vehicles in China

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March 20, 2023

Entrepreneur Shawn Goldsmith Harnesses Ancient Military Strategy to Scale Businesses

10 Under 10 honoree and franchising expert Shawn Goldsmith applies ancient Roman military strategy and boxing strategy to scale startups.

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Viewers Favor Spontaneity in Entertainment and Sports – Except When They Don’t

Unplanned action lends authenticity to the performer, but only when their competence is high and the stakes are low.

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