Members in the Media
Awareness of I-O psychology has been on the rise thanks to articles written and featuring our SIOP members. These are member media mentions found from February 1, 2018 through May 31, 2018.
We scan the media on a regular basis but sometimes articles fall through our net. If we’ve missed your or a colleague’s media mention, please send them to us! We push them on our social media and share them in this column, which you can use to find potential collaborators, spark ideas for research, and keep up with your fellow I-O practitioners.
The Profession of I-O Psychology
I-O psychology has advanced humanistic ideals and helped improve society at large, according to William Jimenez and Mahima Saxena.
Michael Crant defines I-O psychology as a field that generally addresses bigger picture issues.
Adam Grant’s podcast WorkLife has been named one of five podcasts graduates should download according to Forbes.
The field of I-O psychology is a growing college major. Sy Islam introduces the career to future I-Os on Ram Nation Radio for Farmingdale State College.
Gender and Diversity Issues
Why are women rude to other women at work? Allison Gabriel authored the study and discusses what to do about it with Today.com.
Millennials? Generation X, Y, Z? Are they really all the same? David Costanza argues evidence of generational differences are lacking.
For the Psychological Bulletin, Kevin Hoff conducted a meta-analysis of 49 longitudinal studies on vocational interests, exploring when gender discrepancies appear and change across various developmental periods.
Michelle Goro’s research suggested differences between millennials and nonmillennials are likely more complicated than the general, widely accepted beliefs.
Madeline Heilman describes two aspects of gender stereotyping in the workplace: descriptive bias and prescriptive bias for Forbes.
The ideas that the gender wage gap is a true distinction in talent between men and women is a myth, according to Sy Islam.
Community healthcare in Zimbabwe is making great strides thanks to English Sall, who says women’s health is the key to economic progress.
Diane Damos’ work as an aviation psychologist is celebrated for bringing psychological science into creative and practical directions.
Career Advice From and For I-Os
Brainstorming is an important step of the innovation process. However, Adam Grant says most people are approaching the brainstorming process incorrectly.
Mid-career is a great time to reflect on whether you are happy in your current career path, according to Angela Howard.
Popular Press Topics
Student athletes have a lot on their plate and Paul Baard believes student athletes should be intrinsically motivated.
Fitbit-like technology to evaluate employee performance? Tara S. Behrend cautions employers wanting to implement this wearable technology.
Are you an extrovert? An introvert? A little bit of both? Adam Grant analyzes your answers from this quiz for TED.com
In a Forbes article, Ekta Vyas says leveraging the science of emotional intelligence may be a key strategy to gaining insights into emotional responses.
Amy Cooper Hakim shares tips on how to improve your Uber experience, both from the driver and passenger perspective.
Employee Management, Motivation, and Turnover
Allan H. Church identifies employees who fall below expectations on one or more criteria, called C players, and what to do about them.
Amy Cooper Hakim says professionals in their 50s will reap rewards from serving as a mentor to younger workers.
Facebook could help you find new employees! Elliot Lasson believes it is vital for companies to continuously reexamine the channels through which they are engaging their target market for job opportunities.
Howard Klein thinks the need for business to help employees feel comfortable with moving on from quondam commitments is important.
Using language to communicate a real desire for diverse job candidates can help grow your potential employee pool, according to Sy Islam.
Hiring managers should ask better follow-up questions in interviews to gather valid data, Jamie Winter says.
People feel undercompensated relative to their coworkers. Jay Finkelman calls that equity theory and believes it is present in the workplace.
Lale Yaldiz, Donald Truxillo, and Leslie Hammer conducted a survey and found older workers tend to feel more stress than younger workers when their employers fail to provide support and resources needed to do their jobs well.
Coming into work each day with a sense of foreboding can have lasting health consequences says Alicia Grandey.
Employee Burnout, Work–Life Balance
Caitlin Demsky, Charlotte Fritz, Leslie Hammer, and Anne E. Black study how repetitive thoughts on rude behavior at work results in insomnia for the Journal of Occupational Heath Psychology.
Venting can keep us stuck in negativity rather than being more solution focused, according to Christine Allen.
For a Hartford Business article, Alicia Grandey says recognizing employees should have autonomy on how they handle a situation can prevent burnout.
If individuals perceive themselves to be effective at managing demands of work and personal life, they are more likely to be happier in their overall life, according to Anna Lorys’ research.
Michael Leiter defines rudeness as a time when someone behaves in a way that doesn’t align with the way someone else might think is appropriate.
Leadership, Management, and Organizational Culture
There are four leadership behaviors that can foster innovation in your company, according to Martin Lanik.
Ekta Vyas writes for Forbes about the need to align HR programs and practices to business needs and suggests that a design thinking paradigm might be helpful in navigating fluid business environments.
Paul Baard explores the necessary art of effective listening and how listening entails both hearing the message being sent and interpreting it correctly.
Jia Hu, Berrin Erdogan, Kaifeng Jiang, and Talya Bauer question whether humble leaders make more effective leaders in their Harvard Business Review article.