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Even if Doing a Good Job, Women CEOs More Likely to be Fired

Women CEOs are much more likely than male CEOs to be dismissed, even when the women are performing well, according to research from The University of Alabama.
29-Nov-2018 11:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

Racial Disparity in State Prisons Declined Moderately Since 1995

The racial disparity in incarceration in state prisons between black and white American men declined between 1995 and 2014, but black Americans are still imprisoned at a high rate, according to recent research from The University of Alabama.
19-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UA Leads Effort to Understand Imperiled Mussel Biodiversity

A project led by The University of Alabama hopes to identify the processes and mechanisms that underlie patterns of biodiversity in freshwater mussels to better arm managers of environmental resources.
25-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Men in Leadership Gain from Psychopathic Behavior, Women Punished

Concern over psychopathic tendencies in bosses may be overblown, but that gender can function to obscure the real effects.
15-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Best Practices, Not Individual Preferences, Bring Job Satisfaction

Though employees may like their work to cater to their individual preferences, they are predictably more satisfied when the organizational culture matches a set of widely preferred characteristics that provide a fair, supportive and stable work...
8-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UA Research to Study Impact ‘War on Drugs’ Has on Smuggling Routes

Researchers at The University of Alabama are bringing together their expertise in geography, modeling and criminal activity to better understand how enforcement activity influences drug trafficking in Central America.
30-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hewson Stock Gift to University of Alabama is Largest in UA History

Marillyn A. Hewson, chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp., and her husband, James, have made a gift of $15 million to The University of Alabama to benefit the Culverhouse College of Business.
30-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Autocrats and Authoritarianism: New Research Explores Why People Elect Leaders Who Restrict Freedom

Research conducted in part by a University of Alabama professor seeks to answer the question, “Why do free people willingly choose autocratic leaders who will restrict their liberty?” The research also looks to provide a clearer definition of...
16-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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