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"Lorne Kendall, a founder of CSIOP in 1975, was a Professor in the department of psychology at Simon Fraser University. His dissertation supervisor was Patricia Cain Smith at Cornell University. Among his graduate school cohorts at Cornell were Edwin Locke and Charles Hulin. Among Lorne’s seminal publications were the Job Descriptive Index and Behavioral Expectation (Ranking) Scales. While many of us experience difficulty thinking/perceiving three dimensions, Lorne easily did so in five. In addition to being brilliant, he was among the kindest people to walk on this planet." Gary Latham
The Canadian Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology in collaboration with RHR International is sponsoring the RHR Kendall Award, our annual competition to recognize outstanding papers by undergraduate and graduate CSIOP student members. The winner of this award receives a prize of $1,000. The award is named in honour of Dr. Lorne Kendall, a Canadian psychologist and member of CPA whose work on job satisfaction and various psychometric issues contributed greatly to the field of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
All papers, posters, and presentations accepted in any part of the CSIOP program of the annual convention of CPA submitted by graduate or undergraduate students are eligible. To be considered for the award students must submit two copies of their paper in pdf format (no more than 15 double-spaced pages; one copy blinded for peer review, and one not blinded) as outlined below. The work must have been carried out by a student but may be part of a larger research program directed by someone else. The student must be the first author on the paper submitted and be at the conference to present the work.
Papers will be reviewed anonymously by CSIOP members representing both industry and academia. Submissions will be judged by the following criteria:
Entrants must submit a paper (in pdf format; no more than 15 double-spaced pages; one copy blinded for peer review, and one not blinded) that adheres to these entry guidelines. They should further ask their faculty member to send a letter (e-mail acceptable) certifying that the paper was written by a student. The name of the author(s) should appear only on the title page of the paper. The title page should also show the authors' affiliations, mailing addresses, e-mail and telephone numbers. Papers are to be no more than 15 double-spaced pages, including title page, abstract, tables, figures, notes, and references. Papers should be prepared according to the latest edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. A second blinded copy of the paper should also be provided to facilitate the blind peer review process.
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