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James King Jr.

Professor of Management and Minnie Caddell Miles-Frank A. Rose Memorial Endowed C&BA Professorship ofLeadership

Management

Phone: 205-348-8916
Email: jking@culverhouse.ua.edu

Focus and Current Research

Human Resources

Selection

Careers

Leadership

Ethics

Education

Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

M.B.A., Indiana University

B.S., University of Alabama

Honors Achievements & Affiliations

Dr. King has published articles in such journals as the Human Resource Management Journal of Vocational Behavior, Management Decision, Journal of Change Management and Human Resource Management Review. Previously he was on the faculty of Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Prior to entering academia he was a human resource professional for the General Electric Corporation where he completed the Human Resource Management (Leadership) Program and worked in areas including recruiting, appraisal, training and labor relations.

Selected Publications

Gebert, D., Boerner, S., Kearney, E., King, J.E., Zhang, K., Song, L., (2014). Expressing Religious Identities in the Workplace: Analyzing a Neglected Diversity Dimension. Human Relations, 67, 5, 543–563.

King, J.E. 2008. (Dis)Missing the Obvious: Will Mainstream Management Research Ever Take Religion Seriously? Journal of Management Inquiry,17, 3, 214-224.

Stewart M., Williamson I. and King J.  2008. So You Want To Be A Business PhD? Exploring The Minority Faculty “Pipeline”.  Academy of Management Learning and Education Journal, 7, 1, 42-55.

Carson, C.M., and King, J. E.  2005.  Leaving Leadership: Solving Leadership Problems Through Empowerment. Management Decision, 43, 7, 1049-1053.

Williamson, I., Lepak, D. and King, J. 2003. The Effect of Company Recruitment Web Site Orientation on Job Seekers’ Perceptions of Organizational Attractiveness.  Journal of Vocational Behavior, 63, 2, 242-263.

King, J. 2000. White-Collar Reactions to Job Insecurity and the Role of the Psychological Contract: Implications for Human Resource Management. Human Resource Management, 39, 1, 79-91.