When I teach introductory courses in I-O psychology or human resources management, I like to ask my students to describe their dream jobs. As you might expect, they typically name high-status, white-collar professions such as doctor, lawyer, or CEO. These are the same kinds of jobs that I-O and human […]
On April 1st, Adam Schlesinger of the band Fountains of Wayne passed away from complications related to COVID19. Fountains of Wayne has been one of my favorite bands for more than 20 years. I loved their music long before I became an I-O psychologist. They were a band from the […]
Originally published on LinkedIn Last week you were managing a traditional team, the kind where everyone works together in the same building. Today you’re managing a virtual team. This is no time for feel-good bullshit, so here’s the hard truth: this is going to be very, very tough. The more […]
Dr. Restner, a board-certified oncologist, specializes in the treatment of melanoma, a dangerous form of skin cancer. His go-to treatments include massive doses of castor oil, an alkaline diet, and something called electrohomeopathy. If Dr. Restner were a real person, he would quickly be stripped of his medical license and […]
A woman named Andrea Healy has been promoted to chief administrative and human resource officer at North Brookfield Savings Bank. Pretty typical press release, but this caught my eye: She has most recently completed an MBA in industrial organizational psychology from Anna Maria College. Telegram.com An MBA in industrial organizational […]
Gibson–who earned her master’s and Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Virginia Tech–has been appointed Dean of the David B. O’Maley College of Business at Embry-Riddle. Read the press release here.
Soft and strong. Studies consistently show the most promising careers now require “softer” relationship-oriented abilities paired with strong analytical skills…Situated at the nexus of these needs is the field of industrial and organizational psychology. Cody Cox Make no mistake, this is marketing. But it’s a notch above the typical promotional […]
Dr. William Gabrenya (Florida Institute of Technology) and Dr. Yumiko Mochinushi (Texas A&M University) wrote this paper on “the experiences and challenges encountered by people who live and work outside of their home societies and introduces some of the solutions currently available to meet these challenges.” Read Culture and Overseas […]