workplace

What’s different about this series?
The series is probably the most comprehensive coverage of occupational and organisational psychology ever published. The eight 250,000-word volumes provide a Proustian-scale coverage of the domain, and we hope a...

 

What makes for a good day at work? Paula Brockwell, Head of Business Psychology, Robertson Cooper, wants to find out and help more people have more good days at work. In recent research she asked 1500 people whether they were having a good day...

If envy’s effects were contained within a single envious person, there would be little reason for the present volume about envy in organizations. It is envy’s influence on interpersonal dyads and groups that makes it relevant to organizations and the workplace....

 

Although technology has many benefits for individuals and organisations, it can also diminish quality of working and personal life. This conference built on the activities of the ‘Switched On Culture’ Research Group (SOCRG) and...

A charter has been launched to support the wellbeing and resilience of mental health professionals after a survey revealed rising levels of depression, stress, burnout and bullying in the field. The British Psychological Society and New Savoy Partnership research showed...

As an organisational psychologist, one of the questions that intrigues me about the Jurassic Park film series is, ‘How does that organisation manage to stay in business?’ Despite the preceding three movies suggesting that health and safety might be an ‘area for improvement,’...

Dr Doyin Atewologun originally suggested an article on the Division of Occupational Psychology’s (DOP) Leadership Development Programme, but her work with the British Psychological Society also involves the Diversity and Inclusion at Work Working Group. We settled down to...

A Chartered Psychologist has been recognised by the Australian Psychological Society’s College of Organisational Psychologists for an innovative programme to promote effectiveness in a telecommunications company.

The programme was designed and implemented by Pauline...

Stress is the number one work-related health problem with extensive costs to individuals and society - a total of 11.3 million working days were lost to work-related stress in 2013/14, with costs estimated at £92bn. In his well-attended keynote address, Professor Sir Cary...

I caught up with Almuth McDowall at the 2015 Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP) conference in Glasgow. Among a number of appearances in the programme she reported on progress in revising the Stage 2 qualification process for the training and accreditation of...