How working from home affects household gender roles, based on a new study
A new study from Management and Human Resources Professor Jasmine Hu shows that among dual-earning couples, both men and women completed more family-related tasks when working from home. However, when wives worked from home, husbands performed less housework. This was not the case for wives when their husbands worked from home.
January 3, 2023
How to avoid falling into a rut after gaining tenure
Inside Higher Ed
Many established scholars see their careers flounder because they fail to stay up-to-date and do not work hard to find productive new uses of their time, writes Michael S. Weisbach, the Ralph Kurtz Chair in Finance at Fisher.
November 15, 2022
How to be ambitious without sacrificing your mental health
A study with 70 years' worth of data found that ambition strongly predicted career success, but was only weakly related to life satisfaction, says co-author Tim Judge, the Joseph A. Alutto Chair in Leadership Effectiveness at Fisher.
October 25, 2022
Ohio State announces first cohort of Provost’s Early Career Scholars
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University has selected its inaugural cohort for the Provost’s Early Career Scholars Program, a new initiative designed to attract and develop the highest caliber early-career faculty.
August 31, 2022
When business gets personal: A business owner’s perspective on selling a middle market company
The National Center for the Middle Market
The National Center for the Middle Market, in partnership with Fifth Third Private Bank’s Business Transition Advisory Team, surveyed a group of 300 middle market executives to learn more about the process of selling middle market, sometimes family-owned, businesses. The report examined factors including the length and the activities involved in the preparation phase, the challenges faced, advisors consulted and the range of emotions experienced.
August 30, 2022
COVID saw an exodus of over 50s from the workforce
As society ages, the norm is to think of people continuing to work for longer and longer, but new data shows that Covid inspired many older workers to retire earlier than ever. If companies want to prevent this brain drain, then research from Management and Human Resources faculty Kaifeng Jiang, Jasmine Hu and their colleagues provides some pointers.
August 11, 2022
Shifting our aging society from a burden to an asset
The aging society is one of the key challenges of our time. This could be an enormous asset, but this will require a rethink in terms of how we think and act towards older people. Research from Fisher's Kaifeng Jiang, Jasmine Hu and their colleagues explores how organizations can encourage older workers to stick around long enough for that knowledge to be retained.
July 25, 2022
Giving refugees money instead of stuff can lead to price gouging – but it doesn’t have to
Research by Assistant Professor of Operations and Business Analytics Telesilla Kotsi and her colleagues Owen Wu and Alfonso J. Pedraza Martinez, of Indiana University, shows how cash assistance can be provided to refugees while minimizing inflation and price gouging.
June 3, 2022
New Chrome extension KOs Slack, work-related sites
This anti-productivity Chrome extension blocks work-related apps so you can relax which, according to research from Associate Professor of Marketing Selin Malkoc, many individuals view as wasteful, despite evidence of the benefits of leisure time.
April 20, 2022
How to hack your work schedule for a more productive day, according to a multitasking expert
Strict schedules can make workers feel too rushed to complete tasks. Remaining flexible and intentionality around your schedule can actually help optimize your time and get more done, says experts such as Associate Professor of Marketing and Logistics Selin Malkoc.
April 6, 2022
Is ‘me time’ a waste of time?
The Ohio State University
Rebecca Walker Reczek, the Berry Chair of New Technologies in Marketing, and Associate Professor of Marketing Selin Malkoc answer questions from Ohio State alumni about leisure time. Their takeaway? Revaluing leisure can pay big benefits.
March 23, 2022
Negotiating with a team? Skip the chit-chat
According to research by Bob Lount, chair of the Department of Management and Human Resources, and his colleagues, team negotiators may achieve higher joint gains when they first discuss superordinate goals that either team can’t achieve without the help of the other.
February 1, 2022
How to keep older workers from leaving during great resignation
Experienced older workers will retire eventually, but a new study by Associate Professor of Management and Human Resources Kaifeng Jiang suggests how employers may persuade some of them to stick around for a few more years.
January 10, 2022