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About

The Canadian Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology is an official section of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). Members consist of faculty from both Psychology departments and Business schools, consultants from various organizations, and students from numerous universities.

The Canadian Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (CSIOP) is an organization whose mission is to further the welfare of people by: (a) helping organizations effectively manage their human resources, (b) scientifically investigating human behaviour and cognition at work, and (c) helping individuals realize their work goals, including helping them to maximize job satisfaction and productivity and minimize work stress. You can engage with our site by learning more about us, reading our original content (which shares research, highlights findings and practical issues faced in organizations, or content relevant to students. We also have an active social media presence on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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News

 

Date: July 8, 2021

EAWOP 2022 Congress: “Interventions at Work: Integrating Science & Practice” – Submissions have been RE-OPENED: FINAL submissions deadline 23rd July!

 

We are responding to many requests from researchers and practitioners unable to meet the EAWOP Congress 2022 submission deadline due to the various national and international restrictions.  Given that our goal is to best represent the rich and diverse research and practice of our discipline, we recognise the need to adapt and are therefore pleased to announce that submissions are re-opening and will remain open until the 23rd July.

We are particularly keen to continue hearing from CSIOP members, are hope this will foster further collaborations between our regions.  In addition to oral papers, posters and symposia we have some new submission categories that are especially focussed on early career attendees and doctoral students who we particularly welcome and support.

The EAWOP Congress has traditionally had strong academic programme showcasing the latest findings, and we would love to replicate this after a long-enforced break.  In addition, poster presentations and 7-minute Science are especially suited to current MSc and PhD students interested in maximising the international impact of their ongoing research efforts.

You may be concerned about the pandemic situation and travel arrangements.  We are operating a very positive refund policy and have hotel arrangements that require no deposit and can be cancelled up to the last moment.  We will also employ a virtual approach should the worst-case scenario emerge.

Submissions can be made via the congress website where you can also find full information: https://www.eawop2022.org/submissions/.

We very much look forward to receiving your submissions and please do forward this mail to other colleagues or students who may be interested.

Ian Bushnell

Programme Chair

 


 

Date: June 4, 2021

We Need Your Feedback on Our Identity as a Profession!!!

 

IWOP DECLARATION OF IDENTITY

Barbara Kozusznik1 & Sharon Glazer2

1University of Silesia, Poland; President of IAAP, Division 1

2University of Baltimore, USA, co-Chair of SIOP’s International Affairs Committee

 

INTRODUCTION

Industrial and Organizational (IO) Psychology, also known as Work and Organizational (WO) Psychology, henceforth referred to as IWOP*, as a worldwide profession, does not have foundational values about its public voice. As Lowman (2006; Lowman & Cooper, 2018) and Lefkowitz (2005; 2017) in various publications note, IWOP is now considered a profession and professions affect societies. IWOP has a responsibility as a profession to support difficult decisions at the societal, organizational, and group level so as to always ensure that workers and worker-eligible people are reaping benefits rather than are harmed by their work engagements.

The IWOP profession is concerned with both individual work-related wellbeing and effective performance. This duality can create ambiguity about IWOPs’ contributions. IWOPs have a clear understanding of our abilities to navigate between well-being and performance effectiveness. We must make this understanding visible and audible to the public we serve, including all stakeholders involved in the world of work, whether employees, employers, governing boards, unemployed, precarious workers, labor unions, and more.

With the aid of over 50 participants at various international congresses and conferences since 2013, plus several surveys that IAAP has administered since 2009, it has become clear that IWOPs wish to have a more globally inclusive identity and to become more visible with relevant stakeholders. Therefore, drawing from communications and discussions that ensued among IWOP affiliates attending IAAP events within Division 1, Organizational Psychology, as well as in cooperation with the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), European Association for Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), Canadian Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (C-SIOP), and the Alliance for Organizational Psychology (AOP), President of IAAP, Division 1 (Organizational Psychology) and co-chair of SIOP’s International Affairs Committee, have created a draft Declaration of Identity.

*IWOP is used to be inclusive of the various permutations of our professional title around the globe.

 


 

Date: April 23, 2021

 

The British Psychological Society is now a Network Partner to the Alliance for Organizational Psychology

The British Psychological Society (BPS) and the BPS Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP) are delighted to announce that the British Psychological Society has become a Network Partner in the Alliance for Organizational Psychology’s (AOP) and the “Big Tent” initiative.

This opportunity will enable the Division of Occupational psychology to build our international collaboration with major professional associations and promote on a global scale the values of best practice, visibility, and enhancing our science which we hold in common with our partners.

The DOP aims to raise the profile of Occupational Psychology and encourage the advancement and sharing of psychological knowledge and practice. We are excited at the prospect of networking with colleagues from around the world. 

We look forward to working with the Alliance for Organizational Psychology and being part of the “Big Tent” Initiative. Through combined efforts and leveraging joint communications, we hope to facilitate understanding, develop international opportunities, and support collective activities with the AOP.

The BPS, www.bps.org.uk, is the representative body for psychologists in the United Kingdom. It is home to over 62,000 members and has 154 networks.

One of these networks is the Division of Occupational Psychology, which represents the interests of occupational psychologists in the UK.

The BPS and DOP provide resources and a community for members across psychology, whether practitioners, academics, or part of the wider psychological family.

As Dr Hazel McLaughlin, President of the British Psychological Society commented, “We are committed to international collaboration. We have worked informally within the Alliance for several years and are delighted to formally become a Network Partner of the Alliance for Organizational Psychology. We look forward to sharing research, knowledge, and ideas and to learning from our international partners. Together we are stronger.”

 


 

Date: January 27, 2021

 

New Alliance for Organizational Psychology (AOP) White Paper:

 

 Women In Power: Contributing Factors That Impact on Women in Organizations and Politics; Psychological Research and Best Practice

Access the White Paper Here

 

Aims and Objectives of the White Papers

The aims of the Alliance for Organizational Psychology (AOP) white paper series are to:

 

  1. Address globally relevant topics that are of interest to policy and decision-makers
  2. Highlight key areas where Organizational Psychology can make a substantial contribution to practice
  3. Feature contributors offering international perspectives and viewpoints

The intended purpose of these White Papers is to share information about the value of Organizational Psychology (OP) and how OP can be used to improve the well-being and performance of people and organizations with non-OP HR and business practitioners and leaders.

Special thank you to the Alliance White Paper Subcommittee members (Angela Carter, Hazel McLaughlin, Maree Roche, and Lynda Zugec) for their efforts and support in making the white paper series a reality.

 


 

Date: April 29, 2020

New Alliance for Organizational Psychology (AOP) White Paper

The Work–Family Interface Around the World:

Implications and Recommendations for Policy and Practice

 

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Access the White Paper Here

Aims and objectives of the White Papers:

The aims of the Alliance for Organizational Psychology (AOP) white paper series is to:

  1. Address globally relevant topics that are of interest to policy and decision-makers
  2. Highlight key areas where Organizational Psychology can make a substantial contribution to practice
  3. Feature contributors offering international perspectives and viewpoints

The intended purpose of these White Papers is to share information about the value of Organizational Psychology (OP) and how OP can be used to improve the well-being and performance of people and organizations with non-OP HR and business practitioners and leaders. 

Special thank you to the Alliance White Paper Subcommittee members (Angela Carter, Hazel McLaughlin, Maree Roche, and Lynda Zugec) for their efforts and support in making the white paper series a reality.

 


 

Date: April 22, 2020

CSIOP is Looking for a New Student Representative

Duygu's term as student representative came to an end. We are looking for candidates to for the next term. This is a 2-year term role. Main responsibilities include:

  • Promoting students’ interests to the CSIOP committee and collaborate with CSIOP executive members
  • Developing and lead projects that add values for student members
  • Responding to student questions and concerns
  • Communicating relevant information to students
  • Writing a column in the quarterly CSIOP newsletter
  • Organizing and chairing the I-O student symposium
  • Organizing the student-mentor annual activity. 

The position also creates great networking opportunities and visibility with both academics and practitioners. 

 

If you are interested, please nominate yourself by contacting me with the following information at studentrep@csiop-scpio.ca. The deadline for self-nomination is May 5, 2020, 5 pm in EST. 

  • Your Name:
  • University and program:
  • In 100 words or less, describe an initiative you would like to undertake if you are elected as the student representative
  • In 100 words or less, describe how you intend to maintain the links established with the Francophone and Anglophone universities.