Wave innovation center brings coworking & community workspace to Italian Village
The idea for the innovation center grew out of a conversation with Ohio State's Paul Reeder. Before the center, Ortiz and Redd would often post up at Mission Coffee Co. in Short North to work. When Reeder saw the duo’s coffee cups during a meeting, he said the ecosystem needed a place like Mission – where people felt comfortable sharing their ideas and collaborating.
September 25, 2018
Mod Squad social enterprise handyman service boosts free home repairs for seniors
Columbus Business First
Rebuilding Together was one of the two small and minority-owned establishments that took part in a city-funded Ohio State University pilot for a program called C-Biz. Students at the school's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship did a marketing study.
September 25, 2018
NRA membership dues tanked last year
“This is a continuation of long-term trends for the NRA,” said Brian Mittendorf, chair of the accounting department and the Fisher Designated Professorship in Accounting. “Revenues are down across the board, and the expenses aren’t down enough to cover it.”
September 21, 2018
Off-site innovation labs spur creativity
The innovation center trend began in technology-based industries, but is expanding as companies increasingly face “next generation consumer needs,” says Aravind Chandrasekaran, associate professor of operations and associate director of the Center for Operational Excellence at Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business.
September 17, 2018
Nonprofit Spotlight: The Driven Foundation
Roy Hall, a former Ohio State wide receiver, who earned a Fisher College of Business degree in marketing and even had a few years of NFL experience to his credit, could have availed himself of the many opportunities that await a former Buckeye, but that kind of success didn’t interest him.
September 17, 2018
Technology connects us to world, disconnects us from work
Research by Elliot Bendoly, a distinguished professor in the department of management sciences at Fisher and his colleague was aimed at managers seeking to improve productivity in the workplace. "Our minds are simply not wired to simultaneously perform two intricate tasks," the authors wrote.
September 15, 2018
Are CEO appointments in India caste/religion biased?
Do top Indian companies hire professional CEOs on the basis of caste or religion? And does it matter for financial performance? Anil Makhija, dean and John W. Berry, Sr. Chair in Business, and his colleague Naga Lakshmi Damaraju offer some surprising insights on these important questions.
September 14, 2018
We’re living in what may be the most boring bull market ever
“What we are really witnessing is an eclipse not of public corporations, but of the public markets as the place where young successful American companies seek their funding,” says a recent study by René Stulz, the Everett D. Reese Chair of Banking & Monetary Economics at Fisher, and his colleagues.
September 13, 2018
The truth behind food labels
“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 Fisher. “Without it you’d need to research each product and the time can add up.”
September 12, 2018
Corporations and activism
Curtis Haugtvedt, associate professor of marketing at Fisher, joins All Sides with Ann Fisher to discuss corporate activism and Nike's new “Just Do It” campaign, which features a former NFL player known for taking a knee during pregame performances of the national anthem to protesting racial injustice.
September 10, 2018
America becoming a no-vacation nation
According to Selin Malkoc, associate professor of marketing, and her colleagues from Rutgers Business School, when it comes to enjoying leisure activities, research shows that classic time management strategies often backfire.
September 7, 2018
CEOs speak up on the political issues of the day
“I do think the figurehead role is growing, as are the expectations on the CEO,” says Tim Judge, executive director of the Fisher Leadership Initiative and the Joseph A. Alutto Chair in Leadership Effectiveness. “I think we expect them to walk a pretty fine line.”
September 4, 2018
How do the ultra-wealthy turn assets into cash ultra-fast?
René M. Stulz, the Everett D. Reese Chair of Banking & Monetary Economics at Fisher and publisher of a recent report for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the shrinking stock market, said there’s a definite concern for individual investors.
August 30, 2018
Understanding donor advised funds
Brian Mittendorf, holder of the Fisher Designated Professorship in Accounting, explains how donor advised funds work, what controversies surround the practice of using donor advised funds, and where this segment of charitable giving is headed in the future.
August 19, 2018
The end of quarterly reporting? Not much to cheer about
The Wall Street Journal
There isn’t much evidence that suggests short-term reporting harms long-term goals. But corporate executives see quarterly reports in a different light, and investors are likely to overreact to disappointing earnings no matter how often they come around. Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate, and his colleague have an even more-drastic idea: Companies should update their basic financial information — assets and liabilities, revenues and expenses — daily or even in real time.
August 17, 2018