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Work-Life Boundary Management: Measurement, Validation, and Longitudinal Mediation 

O'Neill, Sadie (2018-04-16)
Employees constantly transition from work to home roles, crossing boundaries between these roles. Drawing on boundary and border theory, work-life boundary management (WLBM) consists of behaviors that help create and ...

“Workers United Will Never Be Defeated:” The Communicative Constitution of BAmazon on Twitter 

Luz, Hannah P. (2023-04-27)  ETD File Embargoed
A unionizing effort that has gained attention in recent years is that of Amazon warehouse workers organizing in Bessemer, AL, known as BAmazon. Using a qualitative content analysis of 100 tweets, this study investigates ...

Working in Person During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Job Demands and Resources of Reopening the Economy 

Hickey, Hayden (2021-06-14)
This study investigated the effects of working in person during the COVID-19 pandemic on perceived job demands and resources for employees. The job demands-resources (JD-R) model of employee stress indicates that workplace ...

Working with Students with Special Needs: Knowledge and Practices of Southeastern Music Educators 

Roper, Erin (2015-07-29)
The purpose of this study was to examine the knowledge and inclusion practices of music educators in the Southeastern United States, specifically in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and ...

Workplace Humor and Job Embeddedness: A Cross-National Study between Chinese and U.S. Hospitality Employees 

Chen, Han (2017-07-25)
The hospitality industry has a higher turnover rate when compared to other sectors of the economy. Job embeddedness (JE) was found to be an effective solution of voluntary turnover. The current study aimed to investigate ...

Workplace-Readiness Skills Necessary for Student Success in the Workforce as Perceived by Alabama Secondary Cooperative Education Teacher-Coordinators 

Hale, Alex (2015-07-29)
This study was designed to determine (a) the extent to which Alabama Secondary Cooperative Education Teacher-Coordinators perceive specific workplace-readiness skills are important for student success in the workplace; (b) ...

The World Trade Center Site: Who Won? Fisher's Narrative Paradigm and Conflicting Narratives in the Analysis of the World Trade Center Site Controversy 

Cann, Nicole (2006-08-15)
The controversy over the World Trade Center site was examined. Using Foss’ comprehensive examination of the narrative and Fisher’s narrative paradigm fifty-six articles from The New York Times were examined for the narrative ...

Wrist Extension Counter-moment Force Effects on Muscle Activity of the ECR With Gripping: Implications for Lateral Epicondylagia 

Campbell, Brian (2006-12-15)
Studies have suggested that the muscle most commonly associated with lateral epicondylalgia (tennis elbow) is the extensor carpi radialis (ECR). Gripping elicits pain in persons symptomatic with this condition. The common ...

Writing as a coping mediator between psychological and physical health 

Daniels, Jennifer (2008-12-15)
Individuals who have survived a traumatic event demonstrate vast and numerous resulting psychological and physiological symptoms. After a trauma, the individual utilizes some type of coping technique to deal with the ...

Writing Conference Interaction and Scaffolding: The Possible and the Actual 

Demott, Miles (2006-05-15)
Writing conferences during the freshman composition course are characterized by role-based, dyadic interactions between a teacher and his or her students that have implications for students’ development in academic writing. ...

Writing in Defense of Black Womanhood: Twentieth Century Black Female Intellectuals and the Development of Intersectional Thought 

London, Gwendolyn (2023-08-03)  ETD File Embargoed
“Writing in Defense of Black Womanhood” seeks to create an intellectual genealogy for the theory of intersectionality. Kimberlé Crenshaw’s influential articles, “Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black ...

Writing, Religion, and Women's Identity in Civil War Alabama 

Newman, Jennifer (2009-04-14)
This dissertation deals with middle and upper class, literate, Protestant, white Alabama women during the Civil War and their construction of personal identity through their religious beliefs. How did women cope with the ...

Wrong-Way Driving: Crash Data Analysis and Safety Countermeasures 

Pour-Rouholamin, Mahdi (2016-07-25)
Wrong-way driving (WWD) on controlled-access highways has been a consistent issue since the introduction of Interstate systems in the 1950s. Despite all the efforts to overcome the issue, there is still much to learn. This ...

Xanthophyll in Catfish: Response Under Controlled and Outdoor Conditions 

Hu, Bochao (2012-12-04)
Catfish industry is the largest component of aquaculture in the United States of America. It is a mature industry with more than 50 years of successful production, yet it faces various challenges while it adapts to shifting ...

Xi-Chi as Root Metaphor in Taiwanese Weddings 

Hong, Shihyi (2006-05-15)
Anthropologists have always been interested in implications of each societal unit in different cultures. However, they are also aware of drastic changes in these units in many cultures due to migration, technologies, gay ...

Xyris tennesseensis: status survey, habitat restoration/management concerns, and relation to a new xyrid, Xyris spathifolia 

Moffett, James (2008-08-15)
Xyris tennesseensis is a federally endangered, obligate wetland, perennial herb. It inhabits calcareous seeps, fens, and spring runs with a distribution restricted to the Interior Plateau and Ridge and Valley ecoregions ...

Yaw-Roll Coupled Oscillations of a Slender Delta Wing 

Worley, John (2008-08-15)
The delta wing has been a highly studied aerial planform, from counter rotating vortices to a rolling `wing rock' motion. The research done at Auburn University is an extension of those studies. This research studies not ...

Yield, Resistance and Fiber Quality Performance of Reniform Nematode resistant QTL Ren barb2 in BARBREN-713 Derived Upland Cotton Lines 

Wang, Huawei (2015-12-10)
Reniform nematode (Rotylenchulus reniformis Linford and Oliveria) is a major pest of upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) in Alabama. BARBREN-713 is a germplasm with high resistance to reniform nematode (RR) released ...

Yoga: Effects on Throwing Performance, Range of Motion, Strength, and Flexibility in a NCAA Division I Softball Team 

Holt, Taylor (2016-05-03)
Overhead throwing is a highly dynamic, total-body motion that requires strength, range of motion, flexibility, functional stability, and neuromuscular coordination. Throwing athletes train diligently to improve these ...

Yolk androgen deposition in two passerine species: Do females play favorites? 

Navara, Kristen (2005-12-15)
Eggs of oviparous species contain variable amounts of androgens, such as testosterone (T), dihydrotestosterone (DHT), and androstenedione (A4). Previous studies in birds show that yolk androgens of maternal origin have ...