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Stressed-out Boss is a Bad Boss, UA Research Concludes

Dr. Peter Harms, an assistant professor of management, examined the body of research into the relationship between leadership and stress. The conclusions show that a stressed-out boss can be a bad boss.

December 13, 2017

FORTIFIED Assessment

A team of faculty, graduate and undergraduate students collected data in four Florida cities including Marco Island, the location where Irma made landfall.

November 16, 2017

Women CEOs More Likely to be Targeted by Activist Shareholders

Women CEOs are much more likely than their male counterparts to be targeted by activist shareholders, according to research conducted by a team that included two University of Alabama business professors.

October 30, 2017

UA Report: Business Confidence Holds Steady Across State

Business confidence among Alabama’s industry leaders remains high heading into the final quarter of 2017, according to a recent report from The University of Alabama.

October 16, 2017

UA Alumna Donates $5 Million to Support Data, Cybersecurity Program

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration celebrated today a generous $5 million gift from Marillyn A. Hewson, chairman, president, and CEO of Lockheed Martin.

September 25, 2017

UA Study Examines Fate of Firms with Initial Public Offerings in 1996

Twenty years after the largest number of initial public offerings in one year took place, a new study from The University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce explores what happened to the IPO companies....

September 11, 2017

UA Report: State Business Confidence Continues Upward Trend

Business confidence among Alabama’s industry leaders remains well above the five-year average for the third consecutive quarter, according to the latest report from economic analysts at The University of Alabama.

June 29, 2017

UA Analysts: Record Confidence Continues among Business Leaders

Business confidence continues to increase in the state of Alabama, according to to a survey conducted by the Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce.

April 3, 2017

Business, Engineering Majors Win $50,000 in Business Plan Competition

Three undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are ready to take the next step in changing how life-saving medicines are stored and transported after winning the $50,000 grand prize at the Edward K....

April 3, 2017

UA Researchers Project Metro-Area Growth, Rural Population Decline in Alabama

The Alabama population is expected to grow by nearly 500,000 by 2040, according to the newest projections from the Center for Business and Economic Research in UA’s Culverhouse College of Commerce.

March 21, 2017

UA Hosts Startup Weekend Tuscaloosa for Entrepreneurs

The fourth Startup Weekend Tuscaloosa, a program that encourages entrepreneurial thinking among University of Alabama students and the Tuscaloosa community, will be Friday, March 3, to Sunday, March 5, at the South Engineering Research...

February 23, 2017

UA Offers Demo Day for The Edge Business Incubator

The Edge incubator, in partnership with the Alabama Entrepreneurship Institute at The University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce, will host the first Demo Day Friday, Feb. 24, at the Bryant Conference Center.

February 20, 2017

UA’s Annual Economic Outlook Conference Set for Jan.12

Economists from The University of Alabama will detail their expectations for the state’s economy and work force during the 29th annual Alabama Economic Outlook Conference, Thursday, Jan. 12, in Montgomery.

January 9, 2017

When ‘E’ Stands for Error

Modes of communication with clients and generational differences can impact the accuracy of audits, according to research done by a University of Alabama accounting professor.

December 5, 2016