CPAs down 10% at top Central Ohio accounting firms as industry sees shortages
Columbus Business First
Central Ohio's top 25 accounting firms saw a 10% drop in certified professional accountants this year, according to data compiled by Columbus Business First, as the industry overall navigates a similar drop. Mark Wilson, senior director of recruiter relations at Fisher, says while the decline isn't a crisis, it's certainly reflected in the business student population at Ohio State.
February 22, 2024
Innovating supply chain higher education with generative AI
Supply Chain Management Review
Using artificial intelligence in the classroom is not without concerns. But Vince Castillo, assistant professor of logistics at Fisher, writes that the technology can also offer supply chain students access to and experience using an increasingly critical tool in the industry.
February 21, 2024
Honors Cohort collaborates with Charity Newsies for upcoming fashion show fundraiser
As part of the Honors Cohort Impact Challenge, a team of Fisher students is helping a longstanding Columbus charity raise awareness and funding to help children facing clothing insecurity.
February 15, 2024
The Fisher MBA: Innovation driving career and professional development
Aravind Chandrasekaran, associate dean for graduate programs and executive education at Fisher, details how the college's commitment to continuous innovation is positively impacting its Full-Time MBA program.
February 1, 2024
Will Red Sea shipping attacks impact costs?
Keely Croxton, professor of logistics and associate dean for undergraduate programs, says consumers might not see a major short-term increase in product cost because the Suez Canal trade route only provides about 15% of goods to the United States.
January 26, 2024
Retailers return to bringing in inventory ‘just in time’
The Wall Street Journal
Inventory levels that surged during the pandemic are down and companies are reluctant to build new stockpiles. Terry Esper, a logistics professor at Fisher says companies are now better able to predict shopper demand and feel they can hold leaner inventories amid moderating spending growth and fewer supply-chain disruptions.
January 24, 2024
Central Ohio MBA programs evolve to meet changing student needs
As students seek more flexibility and specialization, business schools are responding with online offerings, as well as focuses in analytics and diversity. At the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, “we had a strategic plan for online,” says Aravind Chandrasekaran, associate dean for graduate programs and executive education. “The pandemic just accelerated it.”
January 16, 2024
2023 was a year of record-breaking mega gifts for higher education
More than a dozen higher education institutions received donations of $100 million or more in 2023, including $110 million from the Timashev Family Foundation to establish the Center for Software Innovation at Ohio State. The center will help forge new collaborations between the College of Engineering, Fisher College of Business and other campus partners.
January 3, 2024
Full-Time MBA grads report record-breaking salary and career placement data
Fisher College of Business
Fisher's MBA Class of 2023 reported the highest starting salary and bonus data in the program's history. Check out the other career-related success the most recent cohort of MBA graduates shared.
December 18, 2023
$30M military wreath charity buys solely from its founders’ farm
A military-focused charity whose main source of income is donations is set to write the largest check in its history to its supplier — a company owned by the founders of the charity. While not illegal, the appearance of a conflict of interest and concern for maintaining public trust should give both organizations pause, says Brian Mittendorf, the H.P. Wolfe Chair in Accounting at Fisher.
December 13, 2023
Leadership faces the ‘good kind’ of identity crisis
U.S. News & World Report
From strongman to collaborative, experts say what we expect of leaders has changed significantly over time. Timothy Judge, executive director of the Fisher Leadership Initiative and chair of the Department of Management and Human Resources, says the public nature of many leadership positions is driving the recent push for integrity among leaders.
December 12, 2023
Top DEI leaders: Cynthia Turner
Assistant Dean and Chief Diversity Officer Cynthia Turner was among a select group recognized for their exceptional leadership, vision and commitment to driving diversity, equity and inclusion within their respective industries. These leaders have been chosen based on their impactful DEI initiatives, company's diversity statistics and proven track record as trailblazers in diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) space.
December 6, 2023
Fisher Impact Day ties the community together
Fisher College of Business
Gathering for a day of service, Fisher students, faculty and staff united in bringing lasting impact to several community organizations. Discover how the student-led Fisher Impact Day came together to help more than 1,300 central Ohio individuals stay warm this winter.
November 16, 2023
This is what the NRA looks like in decline
The group is slowly abandoning its original mission to teach Americans how to handle guns. Spending on these programs has dropped 77 percent in less than a decade. The trend, says Brian Mittendorf, the H.P. Wolfe Chair in Accounting at Fisher, can impact membership, which in turn leads to questions about the long-term future of the organization.
November 15, 2023
Multifamily investment remains a hot commodity in the U.S.
Top cities such as New York and San Francisco will continue to see growth, says Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate at Fisher, but there are other markets around the country that are emerging with affordability and robust job growth.
November 12, 2023