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Employers could benefit from a more productive workforce if they introduce family-friendly policies, a new study has found.
Experts in coaching psychology are meeting to celebrate the 10th birthday of the British Psychological Society's Special Group in Coaching Psychology (SGCP) at its 2014 International Congr
Managers and their employees could create a happier, more productive working atmosphere by being honest about their opinions of one another, new research has suggested.
“Women continue to be underrepresented in organisational life, in professions such as surgery and in roles such as leadership.
Men are being driven away from macho occupations like surgery and the Royal Marines because they don’t feel that they are ‘man enough’, according to new research.
The acoustic properties of a person's voice can change in relation to how powerful they are, a new study has revealed.
People who are looking for creative solutions to problems might be better off if they do not "think outside the box", new research has indicated.
Across different professions, many people are familiar with the sense of having to deliver more with less, meaning clocking-off time falls later and later. 
Mid-level managers are likely to show signs of "hermit crab syndrome" if they do not feel their ideas are being reflected in top management decisions, a new study has found
Picture a banker tossing a coin. She knows the more times that she flips a tail, the more money she wins (up to $200), so long as she gets more tails than a rival playing the same game.
The Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology has announced this year’s annual award winners.
People who show chance-level decision making are often confident about decisions that turn out to be accurate, according to new research. 
Using social media for personal reasons in the workplace might have a few positive effects, new research indicates.
This workshop will seek to demonstrate the value of occupational psychology in developing and implementing a performance appraisal system.
Psychologists often have to be change agents in organisations. This means challenging others to think and act differently, whether to create a new vision, operationalise a new strategy, or create a new culture.
Date: Friday 28 November 2014 Time: 18:00 - 20:00 Venue: GC1.08, Tower Building, 166-220 Holloway Road, N7 8DB (opposite Holloway Road tube station)
The underrepresentation of women in professions such as surgery and in leadership roles will be under discussion at the Annual Conference of
Talent Management (TM) is defined as the attraction, identification, development, deployment, engagement, and retention of high potential staff.
The Enabling Workplaces Working Group of the Division of Occupational Psychology presents a workshop on the diagnosis and assessment of adults with specific cognitive difficulties (e.g. Dyslexia). Timetable
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Organisations do better when there are clear communication channels that allow staff to point out ways the company can improve. Similarly, teams who freely share ideas and concerns are more tight-knit and motivated.
People who have previously been employed at scandal-hit companies are often getting overlooked for jobs, according to a new study.
Implementing NHS Culture Change: Contributions from Occupational Psychology The Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP) will be launching their policy report, ‘Implementing NHS Culture Change: Contributions from Occupati
Honest people are still able to be corrupted if they assume a position of power, new research has concluded.
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