Articles by Ben Butina, Ph.D.

Head Games

Jimmy Johnson picked up two Super Bowl rings and a national championship in a three-decade long career, but in all reality fell into coaching by…


IO Psych Term: Sportsmanship

Sportsmanship, a dimension of organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) is “an employee’s willingness to tolerate less-than-ideal working conditions and circumstances without complaining.” Source: Nielsen, T. M., Bachrach,…


A Non-Smoking Smoke Break

Is using social media for personal business a counterproductive work behavior? Maybe, but it’s also a break. Interesting little study here and a good use…




Overqualified Advice

Dr. Adrian Walton wants to work in organizational psychology, but his co-workers are telling him not to mention his PhD on his resume or LinkedIn profile…


Back to School Special

Steve Alexander is going back to school! He starts an IO Psych Master’s program in IO Psych at UNC Charlotte in the fall and he’s…



We’re Number 3!

IO Psychologists have the third best job in all of sciencedom, this according to U.S. News & World Report. Here are the top three: Epidemiologist/Medical…


AI and the (Near) Future of Work

The economic situation is volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous, so trying to predict anything about the future of work seems foolish. Barring any major global…