Watch the WOD Town Hall Video with Leadership Updates (2/17/2017) - On February 17, 2017 six members of IPPA's Work and Organization Division Leadership Team recorded a special announcement for division members. Meet these volunteers and learn more about the Division’s 4 strategic aims for this year: Grow member engagement in the ways in which members want to be engaged Provide meaningful Congress activities Grow our strategic
Call for Submissions: NEW Positive Organizational Intervention Challenge! (1/10/2017) - What makes for an exceptional positive organizational intervention? We are very excited to announce the 2017 Positive Organizational Intervention Challenge, a competition for IPPA members to submit innovating positive psychology interventions for the workplace. Students, researchers and practitioners, individually or in small teams of up to three people, can develop a broadly applicable intervention based on established
Division Membership Survey Preliminary Results (1/10/2017) - Thank you to everyone who completed our member survey! Nearly 200 of you have responded, and your responses have provided valuable insight on our next steps for the Division. Here are the top three insights in the survey: The World Congress, Leaders' Series Webinar, Newsletter and Learning Library are all appreciated, yet nearly half of
Western Positive Psychology Association 2017 Conference (11/22/2016) - [Updated] The Western Positive Psychology Association (WPPA) will hold its 2nd Conference on January 21, 2017, at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, CA. The theme of the conference is "Positive Psychology for Societal Impact." Specific topics that will be covered in this one-day conference include: Positive Psychology in Work and Organizations Positive Development across the Lifespan
Call for Submissions: 3rd Issue of Positive Work and Organizations Publication (11/16/2016) - Deadline: February 15, 2017. The Work and Organizations division of IPPA is now accepting submissions to the third issue of their bi-annual publication, Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice. This publication is aimed at creating a space for scholars, practitioners, and student members of the IPPA Work and Organizations Division to share knowledge, experience, insights,
Volunteer Job Opportunity: Copy Editor for Work and Organization Division Publication (10/21/2016) - IPPA's Work and Organizations Division is seeking a Copy Editor to join the Editorial Board of its ground-breaking, bi-annual publication, Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice. Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice (PWORP), is aimed at creating a space for our member scholars and practitioners around the world to share knowledge, experience, and insights
Division Sponsors Academy of Management Workshop (10/13/2016) - As part of its mission to increase the incorporation of positive psychology in academic research related to organizations and the practice of positive psychology in the organizational context, IPPA's Work and Organizations Division co-sponsored a professional development workshop at the Academy of Management meeting, along with the David Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry at Champlain
European Association for Work & Organizational Psychology 2017 Congress (9/29/2016) - The European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology and the Psychological Society of Ireland would like to welcome you to the 2017 congress in Dublin. The main theme will be ‘Enabling Change Through Work & Organizational Psychology’.  Over 1,600 delegates from all fields of Work & Organizational Psychology are expected to come together to share
Meet your Leadership Team (9/28/2016) - Division Officers: President: Giselle Timmerman  President-Elect: Gregory Hennessy Secretary: Jessica Londei-Shortall Past-President: Meg Warren (Rao) Volunteer Committee Leads:  Membership & Partnership Lead(s): Luis Marrero & Ruchi Shah Communication Lead: Jenny Brennan World Congress Communication Lead: Kortni Alston Technology Lead: Michael Maher Learning & Development Lead: Susanna Wu-Pong      - Research-Practitioner Dialogue Series: Beth Eifert      - Member Spotlight: Katie
2nd Issue: Work and Organizations Division Publication (8/29/2016) - IPPA's Work and Organizations Division publishes a bi-annual newsletter, Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice (PWORP). This publication incorporates empirical and conceptual scholarship as well as literature reviews, philosophical commentaries, and evidence-based thought-provoking discussions of issues related to positive organizational psychology, behavior and scholarship. The second issue covers each of the three main arms of organizational