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SIOP IAC 2010-2011 Proposed Goals and Subcommittees 
 

International Affairs Committee
Strategic Planning Goals
 
IAC Goal 1: Increase collaboration and dialog with non-North American I/O Professionals
 
SIOP Goal 1:
Greater outreach to the broader field of psychology and related disciplines and organizations (including organizations outside the United States), policy makers, the public, and the media.
SIOP Goal 4:
Increased collaboration and exchange of ideas with non-North American I-O professionals.
 
Actions:
·          Continue to promote the international research incubators, including the rotation of existing incubators into self-sustaining meetings at the SIOP conference.
·          Continue to support the IAC website and social media.
·          Produce at least one international white paper during the 2011-12 fiscal year, and appoint a white papers editorial board.
·          Implement the regular TIP column concept (developed in 2010-11) that will support sharing of ideas and greater understanding among I/Os across the world.
·          Appoint a subcommittee to examine issues regarding the training of I/O/W psychologists around the world, including ways to better internationalize the I/O curriculum. Coordinate with Alliance (Milt Hakel).
·          Coordinate with, as necessary, efforts regarding SIOP’s NGO status (led by John Scott) and its implications for SIOP’s international activities.
·          Coordinate with and support the Alliance for Organizational Psychology.
·          Adjust focus and scope of IAC activities in coordination with AOP.
 
IAC Goal 2: Further identify needs of international associates and members regarding International Issues
SIOP Goal 1:
Greater outreach to the broader field of psychology and related disciplines and organizations (including organizations outside the United States), policy makers, the public, and the media.
 
Actions:
 
·          Develop items for the SIOP member survey to better understand the needs of SIOP members and international affiliates (both academics and practitioners) and to better serve them.
·          Determine committee focus and new initiatives from the member survey.
 
IAC Goal 3: Address international issues in I/O/W Psychology and increase the visibility of the IAC as a means to address these issues.
SIOP Goal 1:
Greater outreach to the broader field of psychology and related disciplines and organizations (including organizations outside the United States), policy makers, the public, and the media.
SIOP Goal 4:
Increased collaboration and exchange of ideas with non-North American I-O professionals.
 
Actions:
 
·          Implement and disseminate FAQ document (developed in under previous chair, Alex Alonso, 2010-11) for international associates interested in moving to the U.S.
·          Explore the concept for a set of top-rated posters focused on international issues.
·          Explore the development of an award for an international collaboration.
·          Put on a high-quality, well attended reception at the SIOP Conference.
·          Consider appointing a liaison for APA and APS relations.
·          Develop procedures for the SIOP Administrative Manual.
·          Write TIP column on IAC activities (Alonso, Truxillo, others).
 
 
Updates or Comments from Chair: