NRA political spending drops for midterms after big bet on Trump
Brian Mittendorf, the Fisher Designated Professorship in Accounting, who studies the NRA’s financial statements, said the group does not appear to be facing an immediate fiscal crisis. But he said multiple years of declining net assets raise concerns: The organization will need to scale down its spending or find new sources of revenue.
November 2, 2018
After Thirty-One Gifts and Longaberger, what's next for central Ohio retail?
Terry Esper, associate professor of logistics at Fisher, talks about central Ohio's location as being essential as more retail shifts online: "As we see more and more companies getting products out and to consumers and shipping directly to homes, we're seeing the strategic locations of those [distribution centers] as a very vital part of sucess in this new economy."
November 2, 2018
Business band members ready for Macy’s parade
Fisher College of Business
For Sarah Gibson, few memories will top the time she and her older sister, Stacy, marched alongside each other for the first time as members of The Oh
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Photos courtesy of Crockett Photography.
November 2, 2018
Many midsize companies plan to raise prices, citing impact of Trump tariffs
Leaders at midsize companies -- those with $10 million to $1 billion in revenue -- overwhelmingly say tariffs pose a threat to their business, according to a recent survey by the National Center for the Middle Market at The Ohio State University.
October 31, 2018
Is your organization ready for a cyberattack?
Few retailers would admit that they're not prepared for a cyber security attack, yet their actions tell a different story. As the march toward e-commerce continues, jumping 11.5 percent in 2017 alone, retailers are increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks, writes Phil Renaud, executive director of The Risk Institute at The Ohio State University.
October 28, 2018
Watch real estate for first signs that passive investing has grown too big
“For firms with high passive ownership, you have lower reaction to company-specific news,” said Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate at Fisher who’s studied the topic. “When everybody pulls money out of the market or gets into the market, the tide lifts all boats.”
October 26, 2018
Entrepreneur and culinary cultural ambassador
Fisher College of Business
As a student at Fisher, Krizzia Yanga (BSBA ’13) discovered her passion for entrepreneurship and realized she’d one day own her own business. Today, she’s a successful restauranteur dedicated to sharing more than delicious food; she also shares her Filipino cultural heritage on Columbus’ vibrant restaurant scene.
October 23, 2018
Fisher introduces new specialized master program to teach business analytics skills
The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business established the Specialized Master of Business degree program in Business Analytics (SMB-A) to help professionals develop a mix of business and analytics expertise to study data and produce actionable insights.
October 22, 2018
Careers in supply chain for MBA grads
As technology reshapes the work of the supply chain manager, so-called “soft skills”, such as critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal effectiveness and empathy, are increasingly important, says Keely Croxton, associate professor of logistics at Fisher.
October 18, 2018
Billionaires, mega donations, and tax bills: What you should know
Private foundations have two advantages — donors can use a foundation to “make a big splash publicly” and rally people around their cause, while also locking in “immediate tax deductibility,” said Brian Mittendorf, chair of the accounting department at Fisher and the Fisher Designated Professorship in Accounting.
October 15, 2018
Celebrate sustainable food, shop your values this fall
“As shoppers we are often in a hurry, so much so that we might not even be aware of how quickly we make a decision. That’s where clear labeling can help,” said Rebecca Walker Reczek, professor of marketing at Ohio State University. “Without it you’d need to research each product and the time can add up.”
October 9, 2018
Charities take digital money now – and the risks that go with it
Harvesting gains from digital money by giving some of it away can be better for donors than the nonprofits they support, writes Brian Mittendorf, chair of Department of Accounting and MIS and the Fisher Designated Professorship in Accounting, and his colleague.
October 3, 2018
How climate change Is destabilizing the food supply chain
Risk & Insurance
“Our food chain, our supply chain our just-in-time manufacturing approach doesn’t lead us to allow a lot of room for error,” said Phil Renaud, executive director at the Risk Institute. “So, if you don’t have the resilience approach to business then you will lose most likely market share. [Customers] will go elsewhere and it won’t take very long for that to happen.”
September 28, 2018
Ohio State University helps launch new handyman service for Central Ohio
The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio State and City of Columbus help launch Mod Squad, new handyman service. Mod Squad is a product of the C-Biz program. Launched in 2016, C-Biz is a partnership between Columbus City Council and Ohio State and Fisher designed to connect established, small and minority-owned businesses with students who can provide consulting and analytical services.
September 25, 2018