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Big Data at Work

Data Analytics’ Role in the Workplace is Topic of Newest Organizational Frontiers Book

By Clif Boutelle, SIOP Public Relations

“The amount of data in our world has been exploding, and analyzing large data sets—so-called big data—will become a key basis of competition in business.”

So write the editors of the latest volume in SIOP’s Organizational Frontiers Series, titled Big Data at Work: The Data Science Revolution and Organizational Psychology.

Scott Tonidandel of Davidson College and Eden King and Jose Cortina of George Mason University edited the book “to show how advances in data science have the ability to fundamentally influence and improve organizational science and practice.”

While much has been written and discussed about big data, it is the editors’ contention that the voice of industrial and organizational psychologists has been markedly absent. They set out to show how I-O can impact and play a major role in the data revolution....Read more

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The SIOP community was saddened by the recent passing of President-Elect James L. Outtz. Jim was a remarkable man who made important contributions to the field of I-O psychology and SIOP. Many have expressed an interest in making a memorial gift in honor of Dr. Outtz.  If you are one of those, we invite you to consider making your gift to the James L. Outtz Grant for Student Research on Diversity....Read more