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Organisational psychology is the study of human behaviour in the workplace. Occupational psychology is particularly associated with: employers’ recruitment selection methods (for example, selecting someone who is the right psychological fit for the job); improving productivity (for example, staff motivation); and employees coping with stress.
14 Apr 2020
When working from home, how can we minimise the irritations of the 'capsule environment'?
6 Apr 2020
We can compare our current experience to those of scientists stationed in the polar regions - yes, really.
18 Feb 2020
Uncivil and rude behaviour seems to be increasing in the workplace, making it difficult to confront difficult situations. But a...
3 Dec 2019
December can be a busy and fraught time in the workplace. How should managers deal with the stresses and strains of the season and avoid conflict in the office?
3 Oct 2019
Employers should think less about new technology and more about improving the “human experience” when considering the future of work,...
24 Sep 2019
As the Rugby World Cup gets under way in Japan, Dr Austin Swain examines the brutal honesty that exists in...
19 Sep 2019
Bruce Daisley, vice president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at global social media organisation Twitter, will deliver the opening...
6 Aug 2019
As the UK welcomes a new prime minister, leadership styles are in sharp focus. Sharing imperfections and failures may be...
17 Jan 2019
Most organisations recognise that measuring performance is essential for making decisions around reward and staffing. But how can they use...
10 Jul 2018
With pressure on HR and managers to reduce bias and increase objectivity and transparency, how achievable is this? Elva Ainsworth...
18 May 2018
In a volatile environment, organisations need teams that are engaged, productive and know what they’re working towards. How can we...
23 Feb 2018
Encouraging employees to adapt their behaviour so they can progress professionally is a sensitive, challenging task. Dan Hughes from emotional...
2 Nov 2017
Evidence shows that leadership style has a major impact on levels of employee stress. Juliette Alban-Metcalfe, an occupational psychologist and...
14 Jun 2017
There are hordes of clichés around millennial workers, but which attributes should your organisation keep front of mind when hiring ...