Occupational

Science suggests a funnier workplace should be a more effective one, encouraging positive mood and a playful, open approach. But much of the evidence to date rests on theoretical argument or lab experiments.
Are you a current MSc Occupational Psychology student wondering which step to take next? Have you graduated in the last couple of years but aren't sure where to begin your career?
British Psychological Society, Research Seminar Series 2015: Exploring the ‘always on culture’.
British Psychological Society, Research Seminar Series 2015: Exploring the ‘always on culture’.
British Psychological Society, Research Seminar Series 2015: Exploring the ‘always on culture’.
When a team rarely gets to be in a room together, it misses out on many of the in-person subtle cues that help members make sense of their relationships.
Introverts have received a lot of positive press in recent years thanks to the run-away success of Susan Cain's book Quiet: The Power of Introverts.
Nearly four workers in ten would not let their boss know if they were suffering with a mental health problem, a new
Professor Sir Simon Wessely, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President Elect of the British Psychological Society, will both be speaking at our Wessex Branch’s Fourth Annual Military Conference.
Employees who face hostility from their bosses often feel better if they are prepared to reciprocate, a new study has suggested.
An unfair, uncaring manager makes for an uncertain working life, one characterised by stress, absenteeism and poor performance.
The 2016 DOP Conference will focus on the role of Occup
Meetings in some organisations would be more cost effective and focused, taking less time, if employees had the opportunity to give feedback on how they are run and were involved in making improvements says a study presented at the British Ps
Some mental health workers find it difficult to recognise their own burnout and even when they do they struggle to admit it to others says a study presented today at the British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology annual conference in Glasgow.
Employees who are suffering from burnout are more likely to make spontaneous and irrational decisions.
Whilst university degrees and work experience offer value in terms of employees’ work performance, neither prepare individuals for the softer people skills necessary in the workplace.
High quality me-time not only improves your psychological wellbeing it can also make you a more engaged employee.
People who are likely to feel guilty for any wrongdoings could make particularly good employees, a new study has indicated.
Employees using various technological devices to stay 'switched on' for work outside of office hours may face detrimental effects to their wellbeing and private life says a study presented today at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology annual conference in Glasgow.
When high-ranking members of an organisation break the rules, it's not just their own reputation on the line. New research from Stanford University shows that the stain of transgression sends its fingers out to every organisational member.
The day is a combined event supported by the Scottish Branch, Division of Occupational Psychology, Division of Counselling Psychology Scotland and the Special Group of Independent Practitioners.
People working in prisons and in secure hospitals in the UK may be at considerable risk of work-related stress, exhaustion and depression says a study presented today at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology conference in Glasgow. 
Division of Occupational Psychology - North East Networking Event
Employees are often happier if they openly discuss their religious beliefs in the workplace, according to a Kansas State University researcher.
Changes in the workplace do not always have a negative effect on employees, a suggests a study published in the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology
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