Pride Week Activities Scheduled
College of Business students, faculty and staff will get to show off
their school spirit during Fisher Pride Week 2005. Sponsored by the
Undergraduate Business Council, the week of free activities
takes place May 7-14.
Scheduled events include:
- Saturday, May 7 - Entrepreneurship Spectacular from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in 105 Schoenbaum. To RSVP,
- Tuesday, May 10 - Conflict Management Seminar
with a Dale Carnegie Speaker at 12:30 p.m. in 330 Schoenbaum.
Panel Discussion on Interviewing at 7 p.m. in 230 Schoenbaum.
- Wednesday, May 11 - "Dress for Success"
Business Fashion Show from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in 105 Schoenbaum.
Brooks Brothers will provide coupons for all who attend.
- Thursday, May 12 - Fisher Festival from 11 a.m. to 3
p.m. Learn about Fisher undergraduate student organizations, eat
food and play games. Keynote Speaker - Eric Schottenstein,
founder and president of Joshua Homes, from 3:30 to 5:18 p.m.
in 205 Schoenbaum.
- Friday, May 13 - Business Ethics Case Competition - time
and location to be announced.
- Saturday, May 14 - Personal Finance Boot Camp from 11
a.m. to 4 p.m. in the lobby of Schoenbaum Hall. To register,
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to Speak on Leadership
Jon Eesley, former Managing
Partner, KPMG LLP (retired),will speak on leadership as part of the
Sander Flaum Speaker Series on Friday, May 6 at 8:30 a.m. in
265 Gerlach Hall. He led KPMG regional units with revenues to $120M
and up to 600 staff. He was a C-level consultant to diverse public/private
companies, from start-ups to the Fortune 1000, across manufacturing,
media, technology, telecom, distribution, retail, professional services,
and utilities with special expertise in business strategy, business
development, M&A, owner, investor, and board relations. Active in
organizational governance activities, Eesley is on the board of the
following organizations: Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital & Solove
Research Institute, Columbus Technology Council, Buckeye Ranch Holding
Company, Skybus Airlines, LLC., CenBen USA, Dean’s Advisory Board
Fisher College of Business, Ohio State, Columbus Council on World
Affairs, Business Technology Center and The Ohio Business Roundtable.
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Team is Finalist in Case Study Comp
A team of Fisher College MLHR students
was selected as one of three finalists in the U.S. Department of State
National Case Study Competition. Participants included Bryan Bowen,
Amanda Assenza, Jenna Burke, Arenda Culver, Candy Stargell
and David Lundberg. The team was advised by Robert Heneman,
professor of management and human resources, and Venkat Bendapudi,
senior lecturer of management and human resources. Only 22 colleges
and universities were invited to compete nationwide. On May 24, the
team will present their case study to top diplomats from the U.S.
Dept. of State. The top team prize award is $3,000 with a second place
award of $2,000 and a third place award of $1,000.
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Event: Date, Time Changed
Quigley, CEO, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, will speak on Thursday,
May 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Pfahl Hall. Quigley joined Deloitte
30 years ago after graduating from Utah State University. Quigley
is an active member in many prestigious associations, including the
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Economic Club
of New York and the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of New
York. He will speak on what he calls the "New Age of Accountability."
Quigley states that the heart of this new age is principled leadership
and a values-based approach to individual action.
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Focuses on Regional Entrepreneurship
Camp, academic director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, recently
conducted a study for the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business
Administration and the Edward Lowe Foundation. The study, The Innovation-Entrepreneurship
NEXUS, was written by Camp's consulting firm Advanced Research
Technologies and demonstrates that innovation without entrepreneurship
generally yields minimal economic impact. It also developed the Regional
Entrepreneurship Index that assesses the dynamic nature of entrepreneurship
within regions. Regions that score high on this index are most active
in creating and supporting new firms as well as building a strong
base of support for entrepreneurs. Glenwood Springs, Colo., was noted
as the nation's most entrepreneurial region. For more information,
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for Professional Services Provides Project Consulting to Area Businesses
students are getting practice in theory and real-world experience
thanks to the Clinic for Professional Services Leadership,
a student-run consulting firm that works for central Ohio businesses
providing strategic business consulting. The program is run through
the Fisher College MBA program.
“We are looking for opportunities to put students on real consulting
projects,” said Jim Lane, director of the Clinic for Professional
Services Leadership. MBA students run the Clinic, which offers two
main types of service: operations reviews of small businesses called
reImagine and special requests like improvements to supply chains,
financing, marketing and logistics of larger businesses. reImagine
offers operations reviews of small businesses involving brainstorming
of new ideas to improve and expand processes and overall growth of
“I see [the Clinic for Professional Services Leadership] as an integral
part of the business school – much like the medical center is to the
medical school,” Lane said. Projects last approximately 10-12 weeks,
and the Clinic’s client list includes Limited Brands, Michael Freres
and Associates, American Electric Power, as well as Readers Digest.
Of the approximately 300 MBA students currently enrolled, 40 are on
staff for the Clinic, selected after a rigorous application process.
“We help students get a greater appreciation of problem solving by
applying creative solutions,” Lane said.
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Staff and PhD
May 11, 2005
Jeffrey Brown, professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign,
will speak on "Neighbors Matter: Community Effects and Stock
Market Participation" as part of the Stephen A. Buser Colloquium
Series in Financial Economics at 11:30 a.m. in 800 Fisher Hall.
May 10, 2005
Panel Discussion on Interviewing at 7 p.m. in 105 Schoenbaum.
May 11, 2005
Dress for Success Business Fashion Show at 7:30 p.m. in 105 Schoenbaum.
May 12, 2005
Fisher Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the courtyard.
May 12, 2005
Eric Schottenstein speaks at 3:30 p.m. in 205 Schoenbaum.
May 6, 2005
Jon Eesley at the Sander Flaum Speaker Series
May 7, 2005
2005 Entrepreneurship Spectacular
May 12, 2005
Jim Quigley event
Werner Among Most Cited
Associate Professor of Finance Ingrid Werner's 1995
Journal of International Money and Finance paper "Home
bias and high turnover" with Linda L. Tesar was named as one
of the 200 most cited works in economics.
EMBA Graduation March Scheduled
The Executive MBA Graduation March will take place on Thursday,
May 12 at 5 p.m. The students will promenade through the Fisher College
courtyard as they head to their celebration. It's always more fun
to march in front of an audience - if you are available and would
like to cheer on the class's success, be waiting in the courtyard
at 5 p.m.
Fisher 5K Correction
In our excitement to report the Fisher 5K finalists, we overlooked
a couple of people. The top three female Fisher finalists were Michelle
Heath (MLHR); Anne Hermann (MAcc); and Jennifer Seeley
(second-year, full-time MBA).
CIBER Case Challenge Deadline
Monday, May 16 is the deadline for all CIBER Case Challenge
volunteer manager applications. To get an application or read more
about the positions,
click here. If you are also applying for a co-chair position,
please send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
On May 7, the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Business Builders
Club will host the free 2005 Entrepreneurship Spectacular. The 2005
keynote speaker is Rhett Ricart of Ricart Ford. Registration is limited.
For more information and to register, click
Dale Carnegie Seminar
The Human Resources Association is sponsoring a Dale Carnegie
Seminar on Conflict Management on May 10 at 12:30 p.m. in 330
Schoenbaum. Dale Carnegie Training currently works in over 65 countries
with over 400 of the Fortune 500 companies. Additional information
about Dale Carnegie Training and job opportunities will be discussed
at the event.
Personal Finance Boot Camp
Undergraduate students are invited to a free finance seminar May
14 in Schoenbaum Hall. Delta Sigma Pi and undergraduate business
council will host a variety of speakers To register, visit www.pfbc.info.
The twelfth biennial W. Arthur Cullman Symposium will take place May
26-27 in the Blackwell Hotel. This year, the symposium focuses
on "Competing through Service." For a complete list of panels
and speakers, click
Associate Professor of Finance Ingrid Werner was quoted in
an April 28 CBS MarketWatch article titled "NYSE,
Nasdaq Mergers Seen Changing Landscape."
Professor of Accounting and MIS Anil Arya was quoted in a May
3 Business First article titled, "Study:
Reg FD Could Have Unintended Consequences."
Department of Accounting Chair Dick Dietrich was quoted in
a May 4 Wall Street Journal article titled "Take
This Job and File It."
Associate Professor of Marketing Neeli Bendapudi was interviewed
for a May 4 Ohio News Network story on retail prices increasing because
of rising gas prices.
Associate Professor of Finance Karen Hopper Wruck was quoted
in a May 5 Los Angeles Times article titled "LA
Billionaire Takes Stake in GM."
Professor of Marketing Roger Blackwell was quoted in a May
9 BusinessWeek article titled "How
the Net is Remaking the Mall."