James L. Ginter

Prior to his retirement in June of 2003, Professor Ginter held the positions of Dean’s Distinguished Professor; Professor of Marketing, Co-Director, Supply Chain Management Research Group; Academic Director, MBA Programs; and Chair, Department of Marketing.

His research program focuses on strategic management and the development and application of quantitative models for management decisions. He has presented research throughout the United States, in Europe and in Australia, and has been published in such publications as the Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Sciences and Management Science. Professor Ginter has served as a consultant to various organizations on research and management problems, and is active in numerous professional organizations. He is a three-time recipient of the college’s outstanding graduate teaching award.

Areas of expertise

  • Supply chain management
  • Corporate strategy and the strategic planning process
  • Marketing segmentation
  • Product differentiation


  • PhD, Purdue University
  • BS, MSIA, Purdue University


  • E-mail

    (614) 292-2267

    (614) 292-0879

    Department of Marketing & Logistics
    Fisher College of Business
    The Ohio State University
    560 Fisher Hall
    2100 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210

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