Center for Excellence in Manufacturing Management
Center for Real Estate Education and Research
Charles A. Dice Center for Research in Financial
Center for Information Technologies
in Management (CITM)
Center for International Business
Education and Research (CIBER)
Supply Chain Forum
Supply Chain Management Research
Center for Excellence in
Manufacturing Management (CEMM)
Focuses on managerial solutions for increasing manufacturing competitiveness
and fostering multi-disciplinary research and educational activities.
Directors: William Berry, professor, operations management and
John Dix, adjunct professor, marketing; Associate Research and
Communications Director: Peter Ward, associate professor, management
AT&T Education Alliance
Fisher Colleges management and human
resources faculty members are exploring how virtual companies
operate, as part of the AT&T Education Alliance. Results
are being published in Human Resource Management in Virtual
Organizations. The alliance has also provided insight
about the impact of new technologies in business to Fisher
students through AT&T Web-casts and seminars from
AT&Ts corporate center in New Jersey, as well
as internship opportunities.
Established a research program with the Technical University of
Denmark to address concerns expressed by Danish manufacturing
Developed a new Leadership for Lean Manufacturing executive
education course for managers and executives, with the support
the Ford Motor Company.
Increased industry membership to 16, with the addition of Roxane
Laboratories, Grief Bros. Corporation, Phoenix Packaging Corporation
and Diebold Incorporated.
Continued alliances with Industry Week, the Ford Motor Company,
Deloitte & Touche LLP and Productivity, Inc.
Center-sponsored research was recognized in 2001 for its important
contribution to practice with the Norman Dudley Award for the
best paper published in 1999.
Completed a project and research paper with Deloitte & Touche
LLP on Aligning Manufacturing and Marketing.
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Center for Real Estate Education
and Research (CREER)
Facilitates and supports real estate research and education projects;
publishes and disseminates research results; assists with Fisher
Colleges real estate program, including career services
support; and responds to requests for assistance from organizations
involved in real estate education, licensing and research. Directors:
Ronald L. Racster, professor emeritus of real estate; Anthony
Sanders, professor of finance and John W. Galbreath Chair in Real
Celebrated 25 years of service in the advancement of real estate
knowledge and education.
Co-sponsored, with the Cardinal Chapter of the Appraisal Institute,
the 23rd Annual Economics Seminar.
Co-sponsored, with Deloitte & Touche LLP, a tax seminar and
the Central Ohio Real Estate Roundtable Breakfast Series, including
third annual State of the Market conference.
Sponsored executive education seminars, including The Rouda
REALTORS Symposium and the second annual teleconference on
e-commerce in real estate, co-sponsored with the University of
Cincinnatis Real Estate Program and Cleveland State Universitys
Center for the Study of Real Estate Brokerage and Markets.
Supported real estate education projects, including the 13th revision
of the Real Estate Legal Update Outline and the sixth edition
of the Real Estate Law Instructors Manual.
Supported research projects including a study of stigmatized housing
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Charles A. Dice Center for Research in
Promotes excellence in financial economics research. Director:
René M. Stulz, Everett D. Reese Chair of Banking and Monetary
Economics and professor of finance.
Hosted valuable tools for research, including databases and an
online list of finance web sites.
Maintained the Worldwide Finance Directory, in cooperation with
the American Finance Association. The updated, improved site provides
contact information for more than 2600 finance academicians at
533 institutions and nearly 500 finance professionals. It received
more than 40,000 hits in one month in the summer of 2001.
Hosted two visiting scholars, Jongoh Kim from Korea and Kensuke
Tetsuya from Japan, and more than 30 seminars presented by scholars
from leading business schools.
Published 25 papers in the Dice Working Papers series from
Provided research support to 11 Fisher PhD students and one visiting
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