You need a hobby. Here's how to find one that's right for you
Los Angeles Times
Hobbies can improve the quality of your sleep and your overall well-being. Selin Malkoc, professor of marketing and logistics, says hobbies help people focus on themselves and find value beyond their job or family responsibilities.
August 30, 2023
Clicks, views and engagement: Ohio State faculty members assess influencer marketing’s online evolution
Jon Quinn, senior lecturer in marketing and logistics, discusses trends in influencer marketing, including the emergence of the counter-movement known as "de-influencing."
August 30, 2023
Tipping resentment is rampant now that even the corner store wants an extra buck or two
Seemingly everyone is asking customers to tack on a tip these days, and the impulse to act upon it is almost entirely instinctual, says Kathleen Keeler, assistant professor of management and human resources at Fisher.
August 27, 2023
Greg Abbott celebrates Texas credit rating as U.S. suffers downgrade
On Tuesday, Fitch Ratings downgraded the U.S. credit rating to AA+, but the Lonestar State retained its top rating of AAA. Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate, explains that the U.S. rating is viewed as "a report card for a country's economic responsibility."
August 3, 2023
Map shows which states have better Fitch credit ratings than U.S.
Sixteen states, including Ohio, have maintained their AAA Fitch rating despite the U.S. rating drop to AA+. Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate, says the 16 states' ratings could attract more favorable borrowing terms for loans.
August 3, 2023
The Swedes know the secret to happiness: You are not your stuff
The Washington Post
Swedish death cleaning can help us rethink our relationship to stuff — and our environmental impact. It can, according to research from Marketing and Logistics Chair Joe Goodman, also help us derive happiness by differentiating meaningful items from other clutter.
August 1, 2023
These housing markets to be hit hardest by Fed rate hike
The Federal Reserve is widely expected to implement its 11th interest rate hike since March 2022 on Wednesday, with some housing markets expected to be hit harder than others, says Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate.
July 26, 2023
UPS on strike: How will Amazon deliveries be affected if UPS Teamsters union halts work?
Amazon doesn't expect a significant impact on deliveries, but experts warn that some rural customers could face delays if UPS workers strike. Additionally, the results of contract negotiations between Teamsters and UPS could have wider impacts on all delivery workers, says Professor of Logistics Terry Esper.
July 19, 2023
UPS strike could cost U.S. economy billions: Here’s how it would impact consumers and businesses
If UPS workers go on strike next month, the disruption stands to impact the economy, businesses and customers directly. Professor of Logistics Terry Esper details how some of it could play out.
July 17, 2023
Florida insurance crisis sparks fears of housing market crash
As Farmers Insurance announced their intention to discontinue new coverage in Florida, Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate, says that the result of major insurers pulling out of the state could be profound on the housing market.
July 13, 2023
Jobs that AI can't do
Employers are starting to take a closer look at how programs like ChatGPT can help their workplace. But are there jobs artificial intelligence cannot replace? Hun Lee, assistant professor of management and human resources, says there are three functions that AI cannot replicate human thought and action.
July 10, 2023
How 6 CPGs use internships to fuel talent pipeline, encourage industry careers
Jon Quinn, senior lecturer of marketing and logistics and academic director of the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry Immersion, provides some insights into what makes for meaningful internship experiences.
July 5, 2023
Where's the empathy? Experts explain why sub disaster led to jokes
The OceanGate Titan submersible that imploded with five on board became subject to memes on social media which were unsympathetic to the families. Assistant Professor of Marketing and Logistics Jesse Walker shares insights into how society views the ultra rich collectively and as individuals.
June 28, 2023
Fintech promised to revolutionize loans for those left out of the credit system. New research indicates it’s not living up to that promise
Fintech lenders are ‘relying heavily’ on credit scores to determine loan pricing, according to a study co-authored by Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate, and his colleagues.
June 26, 2023
Former Kettering Health board member says better oversight, more transparency needed
Dayton Daily News
Maintaining its image as a quality health care system is going to be crucial going forward for Kettering Health, said Roy Lewicki, a professor emeritus of ethics and human resources at Fisher.
June 18, 2023
The Girl Scout cookie crumbled this year. Here's what happened
For decades, Girl Scouts has used cookie sales to raise funds and teach scouts about entrepreneurship. This year, thanks to the Raspberry Rally cookie, members got a painful lesson in what can happen when high demand meets limited supply. Predicting demand for the Rallies may have been especially difficult, because Girl Scouts introduced a whole new way to buy them, said Terry Esper, associate professor of logistics at Fisher.
March 25, 2023
The decrease of diversity, equity and inclusion roles within companies
Tanya Menon, professor of management and human resources and the chair of Ohio State's University Senate Diversity Committee, joins the discussion of why the number of diversity, equity and inclusion roles are declining — and the importance of quantifiable metrics in measuring the impact of these roles.
March 23, 2023
Spotlighting leaders at Fisher’s annual Pace Setters Awards
Fisher College of Business
Meet Fisher’s best and brightest principled leaders and humble servants. This elite group of high achieving students, faculty and alumni were honored as Fisher’s very best ambassadors at this year’s Pace Setters awards.
March 16, 2023