Members in the Media
Awareness of I-O psychology has been on the rise thanks to articles written and featuring our SIOP members. These are member media mentions found from June 1, 2018 through August 31, 2018.
We scan the media on a regular basis but sometimes articles fall through our net. If we’ve missed your or a colleague’s media mention, please send them to us! We push them on our social media and share them in this column, which you can use to find potential collaborators, spark ideas for research, and keep up with your fellow I-O practitioners.
Gender & Diversity Issues
Ronald Riggio discusses the differences between men and women conversations and friendships.
A study coauthored by Kathryne Dupre found women who experience rudeness and incivility in the workplace are more likely to be strict with their children at home.
Popular Press Topics
Ben Baran says learning to listen to others and to ask questions is crucial to avoiding embarrassing behaviors.
Elliot Lasson discusses social media use in the workplace.
Are comedians master psychologists? Adam Grant discusses with Malcom Gladwell.
Alicia Grandey suggests using a rule set that is not too firm but not too relaxed.
Steve Kozlowski says conscientiousness can veer toward passivity.
Speaking in person or on the phone makes it easier to communicate feelings and ensure that messages are received as intended says Amy Cooper Hakim.
Paul Levy views baseball clubhouses as unlike any other workplace in the world.
Elliot Lasson says there are several reasons why fewer kids work the kind of summer jobs their parents used to have.
Enthusiastic optimists may make for great colleagues, but they may not make the best employees says Adam Grant.
Ekta Vyas discusses the challenges she faced during the major hospital expansion of the new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
Adam Grant lists three factors you should keep in mind when choosing a teacher.
Employee Management, Motivation, and Turnover
An employer is more likely to agree to give a raise to someone who brings in clients and business says Amy Cooper Hakim.
Piers Steel discusses how a person with innate talents and a person who is a hard worker overcome challenges.
Why do narcissists get promoted instead of honest employees? Klaus J. Templer explores the reasons.
John Boudreau, Alan Colquitt, Ed Lawler, Cheryl Paullin, Elaine Pulakos, Denise Rousseau, and Sara Rynes contribute to an article discussing evidence on how to get the best out of workers and how businesses often choose to ignore the evidence.
Alicia Grandey discusses emotional labor and how valuable it is to employers and employees.
Paul Baard examines several myths often attached to motivation issues.
Employee Burnout, Work-Life Balance
Workaholics can help themselves by communicating with their supervisor about when they are available and when they are off the clock, says Malissa Clark.
“How to Be Happier at Work,” features Youngah Park, Emily Hunter, and Hannes Zacher.
Adam Grant says people who are robbed of their freedom at work are more inclined to expect total obedience at home from their children.
Leadership, Management, and Organizational Culture
Kurt Kraiger encourages employees to develop greater comfort in their relationships with their boss in order to get honest feedback.
Fred Oswald and Nathan Mondragon discuss machine learning and algorithms being used in the hiring process.
Educating employees by making them read books or take classes is not an effective way to learn skills and the employees will forget quickly, says Martin Lanik.
Steve Weingarden says it’s essential that new CEOs master coaching, culture, and self-awareness.
Reading body language can be difficult. Ronald Riggio shares some tips.
Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic argues that the practice of job interviews is outdated and unnecessary.
Elliot Lasson discusses the job interview from both interviewer and interviewee perspectives.
How difficult can it be for organizations to change their culture? Jaclyn Jensen explains.
Adam Grant explains how to give feedback so people hear you’re trying to help.
Evan Sinar discusses key questions about the true role of a leader in the age of the algorithm.