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If Your Friends Jumped Off a Cliff...

Barbara Ruland, SIOP Communications Specialist

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Study Shows the Power of Social Media Over Ethical Perceptions

Throughout history, parents have been asking their children variations of the question, “If all your friends jumped off a cliff, would you jump off too?”

Researchers explored that time-honored question in the context of social media and ethics for a study that generated a lot of interest when presented at the 2017 Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology in Orlando, Florida.

Applying Psychological Science to World Issues

Barbara Ruland, SIOP Communications Specialist

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Michele Gelfand Wins International Psychology Award

SIOP Fellow Michele Gelfand is widely known for her work on the evolution and consequences of cultural differences, negotiation and conflict, revenge and forgiveness, and diversity.

A professor and Distinguished University Scholar Teacher at University of Maryland, College Park, she recently received the 2017 US Outstanding International Psychologist Award given by Division 52 (International Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.

Male Leaders’ Role in Promoting Gender Inclusivity

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SIOP Participates in Coalition for National Science Funding Capitol Hill Exhibition

On May 16, SIOP member Katina Sawyer, Assistant Professor at Villanova University’s Department of Psychology, represented SIOP at the 23rd annual Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) Capitol Hill Exhibition in Washington, D.C.

The exhibition is an opportunity for CNSF members to display and discuss National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded research directly with members of Congress, federal agency officials, and other policymakers and allows the research community to highlight the importance of continued investment in NSF and basic research.

The Bigger Picture of Employee Well-Being

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New White Paper Published in SHRM-SIOP Collaborative Series

A new white paper geared toward HR professionals is now available on the SIOP website. The paper, part of an effort by SIOP and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), can be found here.

A wealth of literature from industrial-organizational psychology and other fields indicates that the well-being of employees influences various individual job outcomes (e.g., attendance and productivity) and non-work outcomes (e.g., disease and mortality). The Bigger Picture of Employee Well-Being: Its Role for Individuals, Families and Societies, by Seth Kaplan and Lois E. Tetrick,of George Mason University, and Richard P. DeShon, Michigan State University, summarizes these results but also goes beyond them, highlighting less well-known findings.

SIOP Announces Top 10 Workplace Trends for 2017

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The Workplace Continues to Rapidly Change, Data Is Still Big, Greater Emphasis on Employees’ Needs and Differences

SIOP is pleased to announce its fourth annual Top 10 Workplace Trends list!

Industrial-organizational psychologists study workplace issues of critical relevance to business, including talent management, coaching, assessment, selection, training, organizational development, performance, and work–life balance. What workplace needs are I-O psychologists predicting businesses will want to address in 2017?




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