Amber Stark / Thursday, January 28, 2021 / Categories: Items of Interest, Advocacy SIOP Supports Elevation of OSTP to Cabinet-level On January 15, 2021, President-elect Joe Biden announced that he would elevate the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to a Cabinet-level agency. SIOP enthusiastically supports this elevation of the Presidential science adviser to a Cabinet post. As the preeminent professional organization for industrial and organizational psychology, SIOP supports the recognition of science as a critical component of good governance. This support is consistent with our goals and values to advance science for a smarter workplace. SIOP will continue to advocate for I-O science and practice. We are outreaching to the new administration, as we did for previous administrations, to advocate for how I-O psychology can be leveraged to apply our best science and practice to improve: (1) Defense and National Security, (2) Education, Development, and Training for a High-Performing Workforce, (3) Health and Well-being at Work, (4) Policing, (5) Technology-Enabled Workforce, and (6) Veterans transitions to the civilian workforce. Moving forward, SIOP promotes science to guide our future research, practice, and education. Previous Article SIOP Transitions 2021 Annual Conference to All-Virtual Format Next Article Seeking unpublished data on effects of task rotation or job rotation on employees and organizations Print 557 Rate this article: No rating Tags: Office of Science and Technology Policy OSTP Comments are only visible to subscribers.