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President's Message:

Welcome to the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s (SIOP) Web site.  We are pleased to introduce you to the field of industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology.  SIOP is the premier membership organization for those practicing and teaching I-O psychology.  While an independent organization with its own governance, SIOP is also a division within the American Psychological Association and an organizational affiliate of the Association for Psychological Science.  To view our mission statement, click here

I-O psychology is a dynamic and growing field that encompasses workplace issues at the individual and organizational level. I-O psychologists apply research that improves the well-being and performance of people and the organizations that employ them.  This involves everything from workforce planning, employee selection, and leader development to studying job attitudes and job motivation, implementing work teams, and facilitating organizational change.

If this is your first time visiting our site, we invite you to browse through the wealth of information and resources available to visitors and members alike.  Below are some quick links to help you navigate the site. Thank you for your interest in SIOP.


Fred Oswald, President

SIOP's Advocacy Initiative

SIOP is working to strengthen support for I-O psychology research and practice among national policy decision makers.  To assist in this mission, SIOP has enlisted the help of Lewis-Burke Associates (Lewis-Burke).  Lewis-Burke is a full service government relations firm located in Washington, DC that specializes in providing comprehensive federal representation for scientific associations and institutions of higher education.  Lewis-Burke, working with SIOP, will develop a strategic advocacy agenda, build support and coalition activities, expand federal agency requests for and utilization of I-O research results and practice capabilities, enhance the membership’s understanding of the federal political process as it relates to science policy and funding, and build relationships with members of Congress and federal agencies.

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SIOP History

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SIOP History Posters by Year

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