Alliance Session: I-O’s Alignment with the International Labor Organization’s Decent Work Agenda
May 15, 2014, room 318A, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Chair: John Scott
Presenters: Stuart Carr, Telma Viale, Walter Reichman, Mary O’Neill Berry, Malcolm MacLachlan
Abstract: The purpose of this panel discussion is to discuss the implications of I-O psychology’s potential alignment with the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) decent work agenda and to highlight significant opportunities for I-O as a profession to contribute to the ILO’s work on a global level.
Alliance Session: How International Is I-O? Perspectives from Six Continents
May 16, 2014, Room 317A, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Chair: Berrin Erdogan
Presenters: Alexander Alonso, David Chan, Hennie Kriek, Sharon Parker, Sabine Sonnentag, Mary Sully de Luque
Abstract: This panel brings together experts from around the globe to discuss the generalizability of I-O constructs across cultures, methodological issues that need to be considered in cross-cultural investigations, and nuances of translating I-O findings into practice.
Alliance Session: Research Incubator on Global Youth Unemployment/Underemployment
May 15, 2014, Room 318A, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Co-Chairs: Lisa M. Finkelstein and Elora Voyles
Presenters: Ute-Christine Klehe, José M. Peiró, and Rosalind Searle
Abstract: What are the challenges for youth (ages 15-24) gaining access to jobs they are trained for in today’s global workplace? Experts in the area of youth unemployment/underemployment will describe the scope of the issue and coordinate SIOP members in an interactive discussion designed to jumpstart new cross-cultural research collaborations.