Link to APA Ethics Code (adopted by SIOP) and latest news from the Ethics Code Revision Task Force which is undertaking a major revision of the APA Ethics Code.
Resources for educating others in ethical decision-making. You will find information for structuring ethics classes as well as interactive games to bring ethics to life for students.
The downloadable CAPE ethical dilemma stimulus cards were developed as an ethics training tool for I-O Psychologists. Each scenario is based on common ethical issues faced in both academe and practice.
Resources for learning and educating others in ethical decision-making. You will find a variety of training materials as well as resources for evaluating training courses.
Ethics and ethical decision-making are broad topics with a strong supporting literature. This section offers relevant resources to support your own professional development in this area.
Resources for Researchers
COPE (Committee on Publishing Ethics) website (https://publicationethics.org/). This website has many useful resources, including guidelines, flowcharts for dealing with suspected cases of unethical behavior, case studies, etc… Many of these cases and tools can be leveraged by SIOP members for education and professional development.
Journal Editor Ethics (https://editorethics.uncc.edu/). This is an initiative that was started by Steve Rogelberg and Deb Rupp to create some ethical principles for journal editors. The principles have been updated over time and have been endorsed by many journal editors. It also contains a nice section with links to related articles and sites.
Center for Open Science (https://cos.io/our-services/top-guidelines/). Among other things, it contains guidelines designed to promote the transparency and openness of research.
APA Ethics Code adopted by SIOP (https://www.apa.org/ethics/code/index)
APA Ethics Codes particularly relevant for I/O Psychologists (link to 1b)
Canadian Psychological Association. (2000). Canadian code of ethics for psychologists, (3rd Ed.). Ottawa, Canada: Author.
Ethics in Practice
Academy of Management. (2002). Academy of Management code of ethical conduct. Academy of Management Journal, 45, 291–294.
Lefkowitz, J. (2017). Ethics and values in industrial organizational psychology, 2nd Ed. New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis. (Espec. Chap. 15, “Taking Moral Action.”)
Lefkowitz, J. & Lowman, R.L. (2017). “Ethics of Employee Selection.” Chap. 26 in J.L. Farr & N.T. Tippins, (Eds.). Handbook of Employee Selection, 2nd ed. New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group. (1st ed. Published 2010.)
Lowman, R.L., & Cooper, S.E. (2017). The ethical practice of consulting psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Nagy, T. F. (2005). Ethics in plain English: An illustrative casebook for psychologists (2nd ed.) Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Society for Human Resource Management. (1990). Code of ethics. Alexandria, VA: Author.
Ethics in Academe
Lefkowitz, J. (2011). “Ethics in industrial-organizational psychology.” Vol. 2, Chap. I.8, In S. Knapp, L. VandeCreek, M. Gottlieb & M. Handelsman (Eds.) APA Handbook of ethics in psychology. Wash., DC: American Psychological Association.
Updates from the Ethics Code Revision Task Force (https://www.apa.org/ethics/task-force)
Nagy, T.F. (2011). Essential ethics for psychologists: A primer for understanding and mastering core issues. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association
Office of Research Integrity. (2014, Dec. 2). Handling misconduct. Downloaded from http://ori.hhs.gov/print/handling-misconduct on July 13, 2016.
Wasserman, R. (2013). Ethical issues and guidelines for conducting data analysis in psychological research. Ethics & Behavior, 23(1), 3-15.
Watts, L., Medeiros, K., Mulhearn, T., Steele, L., Connelly, S., & Mumford, M. (2017). Are Ethics Training Programs Improving? A Meta-Analytic Review of Past and Present Ethics Instruction in the Sciences. Ethics & Behavior, 27(5), 351-384.