Edition 1

Suzanne Conboy-Hill gives a personal history of computing.

Baby and I got going round about the same time in 1948. Baby, the first machine worthy of the title ‘computer’, took up the whole of one room at Manchester University. She had dedicated carers and...

Tony Gale last interviewed Ingrid Lunt in The Psychologist in 1994 when she was Chair of the Professional Affairs Board. He managed to catch her for this brief conversation inbetween meetings.

You strike me as a pretty busy person. You are just completing
a second term as President of
the European Federation of Professional Psychologists Associations (EFPPA);
why did...

Alistair Ostell, Sian Baverstock and Peter Wright outline ways of handling damaging emotional reactions.

OUR primary focus here is on managing the emotional reactions of others — colleagues, subordinates, even managers — at work, although most of the principles and tactics discussed are also relevant...

Kevin Daniels explores how negative emotions could alter the way managers make major decisions about their organisations.

The aim of this article is to show how the psychology of affect — specifically anxiety and depression — can help us understand strategic decision making in organisations. This is an important...

Sue Walsh presents the case that linking psychodynamic and organisational perspectives can offer new insights into emotional experiences at work.

ORGANISATIONS provide the individual with an interpersonal arena in which, among other emotions, the experiences of love, companionship, betrayal and envy may influence performance and service...

Rob Briner gives an overview of what we currently
know about emotion in the workplace.

WORK, like any other domain of human activity, both produces and is influenced by emotion. We may, for example, feel envious of a co-worker’s success, proud and delighted when we complete a...

Guest Editor Catherine Cassell introduces the special issue of the Occupational Psychology Section.

When the Occupational Psychology Section was given the chance to produce a special issue of The Psychologist there was a considerable debate among Section committee members about what kind of...