The University of Alabama

Posts Tagged ‘Business’

Private Eyes: Study Looks at Alleviating Customers’ Privacy Concerns

By better understanding how consumers are made comfortable providing personal information online, University of Alabama marketing experts are providing website-development strategies beneficial to both customers and companies.

‘$5 Man’ Hears the Hum of Economic Development

Around The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, people often call Sam Addy the “Five-Dollar Man.”

Patrolling the ‘Hot Spots’

If you have been involved in a vehicle crash in Alabama and received a ticket, some folks at The University of Alabama want to thank you for making our highways safer.

Boardroom Brawls: Finance Researcher Reviews Internal Disputes, Consequences

A University of Alabama researcher examines boardroom disputes and their impact on the stock market.

Building a Better Child Safety Seat

A dentist is teaming with two University of Alabama entities in attempts to provide an easy, alternative way to quickly remove a child from a safety seat in an emergency situation.

Performance Reviews

They have a number of names – annual performance reviews, annual evaluations, performance evaluations, employee appraisals – whatever. But, they are second only to firing an employee as the task the majority of managers say they dislike the most.

Student Innovation

Call it what you want – ubiquitous computing, pervasive computing, physical computing, tangible media – but patent applications now making their way through the approval process could mean big things for The University of Alabama and its M.B.A./M.S. dual degree program for Enterprise Consulting and the computer-based honors program.

Devastating Consequences

With Hurricane Katrina’s intense destruction in 2005, government officials and private citizens can no longer take public infrastructure for granted. Through a series of research projects, The University of Alabama’s Aging Infrastructure Systems Center for Excellence is improving the productivity and resilience of aging assets in America.

Following the Money

Money laundering, according to news accounts, is the world’s third largest business, a business so large that it is nearly impossible to even estimate the volume. The United Nations Crime and Justice Database describes the crime being officially recorded at national levels in more than 80 countries.

In the Palm of Your Hand

Imagine walking into your favorite supermarket or retail store, clicking on your WebPhone, learning what products are on sale today, where they are located and how much they cost. It means just a few cents and some added convenience for you, but for an international organization like Procter & Gamble (P&G) using technology to direct consumers to their products is a new and significant step in the marketing process.

Page 1 of 3123