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Videos and News Articles Related to Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology


Staff Performance Appraisals from "The Office" (British Version)

How NOT to Interview (Interviewer Perspective - Monty Python)

What is a Cognitive Ability Test?  Video from Wonderlic Inc.

Video from "Braveheart" - Freedom Speech - Transformational Leadership

Healthy Action Minute - How to Beat Stress on the Job

Workplace Health and Safety - Early History

The Science of Personality - 2014 Documentary

Solving Problems Through Team Training - 2014 APA Video Featuring Dr. Ed Salas

News Articles

Chapter 1 - What is Industrial and Organizational Psychology?

An Interesting Career in Psychological Science: I-O Psychology Researcher within Private Corporations

Pilot's I-O Training May Have Helped Lead to Safe Landing on Hudson River

What Do I-O Psychologists Really Do?

What is I-O Psychology and How Can It Help You Hire? (Blog Entry from April, 2015)

SIOP and SHRM: Promoting Evidence-Based HR

Chapter 2 - Methods and Statistics in I-O Psychology?

Hot Jobs: Big Data Psychologists

Big Data in Human Resources: Talent Analytics Comes of Age

How To Use Psychometric Testing in Hiring (HBR)

Chapter 3 - Individual Differences and Assessment

Values Testing for Job Candidates

SIOP Members' Reactions to Ricci Supreme Court Case

25 Weirdest Interview Questions (Business Insider, 2014)

Do New Job Tests Foster Bias? (WSJ, 2012)

Improving on the Wonderlic Test in the NFL (ESPN, 2013)

Alternative Assessments for Scouting the NFL Combine (APT Metrics, 2015)

Are Workplace Personality Tests Fair? (SIOP Website Article, 2014)

No Easy Answers: Job Tests Get Harder to Outsmart (WSJ, 2015)

On The California Shore: Sizing Up Female Marines' Combat Readiness (NPR, 2015)

How Would Santa Claus Perform on a Talent Management Test (On Assessment Blog, 2015)

Chapters 4 & 5 - Understanding Performance & Performance Measurement

How Would You Rate Performance Reviews? (, 2015)

Employee Work Sins Revealed (CNN Career Builder, 2007)

What Santa Claus Can Learn From I-O Psychology: 8 Performance Management Recommendations

Male Nurses Becoming More Commonplace and Higher Paid (Yahoo Finance, 2013)

Why Failing Med Students Don't Get Failing Grades (NYTimes, 2013)

Chapter 6 - Staffing Decisions

Job Candidates Getting Tripped Up By Facebook

Young Job Seekers Hiding Their Facebook Pages (CNN, 2010)

Meet the New Boss: Big Data (Companies Trade In Hunch-Based Hiring for Computer Modeling)

Chapter 7 - Training & Development

Chalkboards? Try Using Chessboards for Training Purposes

For the Best of the Best, Determination Outweighs Nature and Nurture (NYTimes, 2010)

Why Corporate Training Programs Often Fail (Interview with I-O Psychologist Ed Salas in WSJ 2012)

Chapter 8 - The Motivation to Work

Low Morale, Other Issues Push Absences To A Five-Year High

Carlsberg Workers Strike Over Beer Drinking Limit at Work

Looking for a Lesson in Google's Perks

Chapter 9 - Attitudes, Emotions, and Work

Who Goes To Work To Have Fun?

More Than Job Satisfaction: Scientists Are Discovering What Makes Work Meaningful

U.S. Employees More Dissatisfied with Jobs

America's Happiest Companies

Have A Blog, Lose Your Job?

Survey of 76,000 Nurses Probes Job Satisfaction

The Worst Jobs in America

At I.B.M., A Vacation Anytime, or Maybe None

How Layoffs Have Evolved: From "Office Space" to "Up In The Air"

Telecommuting Works Best in Moderation (Association for Psychological Science, Sept., 2015)

Chapter 10 - Stress and Worker Well-Being

When Nurses Catch Compassion Fatigue, Patients Suffer

Stress Management For Turbulent Times

Burnout Up Among Employees

Burnout and the Brain (APS Observer Article, 2016)

Chapter 11 - Fairness & Diversity in the Workplace

$100 Million Dollar Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Filed

Chapter 12 - Leadership

You Can't Be A Great Leader Without Trust: Here's How to Build It

No Time to Be Nice At Work (NYT, 2015)

Chapter 13 - Teams in Organizations

Diversity in the Fire Service: The Fear Factor

I-O Psychology Goes To Mars (Team Cohesion with Astronauts)

CrossFit Offers An Exercise in Corporate Teamwork Too

Chapter 14 - The Organization of Work Behavior

IBM Leads Green Sigma Coalition

How The FBI Director Figures Out Who Belongs in the Most Important Jobs: Climate Surveys (Washington Post, 2015)

Hard Evidence of Feedback Reducing Injuries & Altering Organizational Culture (Forbes, 2013)

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