Industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology is the scientific study of working and the application of that science to workplace issues facing individuals, teams, and organizations.
The scientific method is applied to investigate issues of critical relevance to individuals, businesses, and society.
Instructor's Guide for Introducing I-O Psychology in Introductory Psychology
Guidelines for Education and Training in Industrial-Organizational Psychology (HTML Version) (PDF Version)
*The following links are to TIP articles by some SIOP members that deal with the ranking of I-O programs.U.S. News & World Report also ranks the top 10 I-O doctoral programs. SIOP does not recommend a particular program or endorse a particular ranking, but hopes that these articles will serve as additional information.
Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology Graduate School Rankings: A Guide for I-O Graduate School Applicants
Most Published Authors in Journal of Applied Psychology and Personnel Psychology During the 1990s
The Top I-O Psychology Doctoral Programs of North America(Gibby et al.)
Ranking I-O Graduate Programs on the Basis of Student Research Presentations at IOOB: An Update (Surrette)
The Mismeasure of I-O Psychology Programs (Lobsenz & Gold)
Institutional Representation in the SIOP Conference Program: 19862000 (Payne et al.)
Rankings of Graduate Programs in I-O Psychology Based on Student Ratings of Quality (Kraiger & Abalos)