Fisher MBA students explore post-harvest opportunities for Tanzanian farmers
The Ohio State University Global Water Institute
A team of six MBA student consultants from Fisher College of Business’ Global Applied Projects (GAP) program recently completed a three-week study on behalf of the Global Water Institute (GWI) in T…
August 4, 2017
Fisher staff, students ride to end cancer
Fisher College of Business
For each Pelotonia participant, motivations behind why they ride are as personal and individualized as the cyclists themselves. But they share in a co
For Chauncey Kimble, a senior in logistics management, Pelotonia 2017 was his first ride. He was motivated to participate in the 25-mile ride because David Renner’s interest in Pelotonia began with his first ride in 2010. This year, he’ll begin his third year of Fisher’s MBA for Working ProfessionalAdam Watson graduated from Fisher in May 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in finance. This year, he completed his fist 100-mile Pelotonia ride, but it waJeffrey Rice, associate to the dean for staff professional development and executive director of Fisher’s Office of Career Management, completed his t
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August 3, 2017
Co-working space with work-life balance amenities launching near Upper Arlington this fall
Columbus Business First
Fisher alumnae Melissa Blackburn and Danielle Lim see an opportunity in the growing industry to create a co-working business with a few twists in a more suburban setting that has on-site parking.
July 26, 2017
Revenue Growth Levels Off, Employment Progression Remains High for Middle Market in Q2 2017
Overall performance in the middle market continues to remain strong and optimistic, with most middle market leaders stating that performance has improved with very few reporting worsening conditions, according to the Q2 2017 Middle Market Indicator (MMI) released today by NCMM.
July 26, 2017
Cherishing stuff with a photo can help you let go of it
In studies conducted online and in person, Prof. Rebecca Reczek and her colleagues found that participants reported that they would experience less identity loss from donating a cherished item if they had photographed it or preserved the memory of it some other way.
July 12, 2017
Developments in the asset management industry
The National Bureau of Economic Research
In the United States, the top 10 managers owned about 5 percent of the U.S. stock market in 1980, whereas in 2016 they owned about 23 percent. Prof. Itzhak Ben-David and his colleagues found that this development has increased the volatility of the underlying securities in the U.S.
July 11, 2017
Leading from the middle
The National Center for the Middle Market
The National Center for the Middle Market sits down with Anil Makhija, dean and John W. Berry, Sr. Chair in Business at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, about how academia is supporting the middle market.
July 6, 2017
Competing with leviathan
Middle-market firms, especially those below $50 million in annual revenue, may feel overwhelmed by the challenge of competing with very large competitors, often multinational firms, that seemingly have unlimited resources available to thwart all competition.
July 1, 2017
Amazon's deal for Whole Foods seen as ideal for urban pickup and delivery hubs
The Wall Street Journal
Amazon.com Inc.’s purchase of Whole Foods Market Inc. could fill an important logistics gap for the online retailer, providing hundreds of stores perfectly positioned to serve as pickup and delivery hubs for urban customers.
June 17, 2017