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David Chan Receives Scientist-Practitioner Presidential Recognition

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) has conferred the inaugural prestigious award of Scientist-Practitioner Presidential Recognition to Professor David Chan, Director of the Behavioural Sciences Institute and Professor of Psychology of the Singapore Management University (SMU) for his…


Enhancing Brand Validity in Curriculum Development

This article was co-authored by Joseph Mazzola and Sy Islam, Ph.D. In a previous article, we discussed the value of planning training initiatives based on the key competencies your organization has identified as critical for success. Whether it’s an individual…


Everyone Lies on Job Interviews

In our study … 100 per cent of people said they would lie or use deception in one way or another. It seems to be a fairly common thing.  Jordan Ho Jordan Ho, a Ph.D., a candidate in IO Psych…


Podcast: Science Studio

Host Keith Pannell talks with Lisa Finkelstein of the Northern Illinois University Department of Psychology, and her specialty is Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology. Click here to listen.


Advice for the Evidence-Based Student

For students currently or thinking of studying IO Psychology who want to incorporate evidence-based practice into their course and future practice I’d recommend a few things: Science is a key foundation if IO Psychology but we should never take scientific…


Google Tries to Figure Out High Performance Teams

Before this study, like many other organizations, Google execs believed that building the best teams meant compiling the best people. It makes sense. The best engineer plus an MBA, throw in a PhD, and there you have it. The perfect…



Errors in Training

Imagine you’re in charge of training medical students to conduct ultrasounds. The students will complete a three-hour simulation-based training program. Which set of directions would offer them? Read the options and then make your choice below. Follow the exact simulator…


Implicit Quota on Women in Top Management

Does having a woman in a top management position for a company make it easier or harder for a other women to attain a top management position in that same company? We apply our method to the underrepresentation of women…


Mentors and Protégés of a Feather

According to a study conducted by Marcy Young Illies (Saint Cloud State University) and Roni Reiter-Palmon (University of Nebraska Omaha), protégés who perceive a high degree of value similarity with their mentors also reported greater mentoring success. The results indicated…