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People who show chance-level decision making are often confident about decisions that turn out to be accurate, according to new research

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Using social media for personal reasons in the workplace might have a few positive effects, new research indicates.

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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.

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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)

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The underrepresentation of women in professions such as surgery and in leadership roles will be under discussion at the Annual Conference of

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** Please note: This event is now fully booked **

Registered with the HCPC? Explore key issues in professional and ethical practice in relation to your registration

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Talent Management (TM) is defined as the attraction, identification, development, deployment, engagement, and retention of high potential staff.

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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).

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This workshop is now fully booked. Please contact us if you would like to be placed on the waiting list.

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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.

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People who have previously been employed at scandal-hit companies are often getting overlooked for jobs, according to a new study.

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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

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Honest people are still able to be corrupted if they assume a position of power, new research has concluded.

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We’ve all experienced rudeness at work; at the time it’s offensive and can harm our creativity, but it bears even darker fruits in the long-term, as repeated exposure is associated with depression, anxiety and psychological distress.

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It's often assumed that a desire to reduce income inequality is held only by people on lower pay, or by those who endorse left-wing views.

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To coincide with UK National Work-Life Week 2014, our Division of Occupational Psychology’s working group on work-life balance is convening an interactive seminar this afternoon (Friday 26 September) to debate the psychological evidence for and ag

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People who take the bus or train to work could be happier than their counterparts who go by car, new research has discovered.

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Employees who are suffering from depression might find it easier to manage their condition if they continue going to work rather than taking sick leave, according to new

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Academia remains heavily gendered, thanks in part to historical stereotypes that assert men are suited to solving complex problems and ready to put "great works" over other concerns such as community or family.

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People who are over-confident can often make others develop an exaggerated view of their skills and capabilities, according to a new study.

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Workplace research through the 20th Century suggested that selecting for intelligence is the best way to identify good performers. This consistent finding came from studies that mostly defined job performance as carrying out the duties expect

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Young people are more likely to enjoy lucrative and rewarding careers if they are mentored during their youth, a new study has revealed.

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If psychological tests are to be used to judge whether jobseekers have a psychological resistance to work, they must be administered by experienced users of psychometrics and proper feedback must be provided.

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Being on top of "who knows what" is crucial for any team. But how is this team meta-knowledge (knowledge of who knows what) best handled?

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Feeling bad at work can actually lead to favourable outcomes, a new study has suggested.

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