Coffee Talk: the topic is “Job Crafting” (5/25/2017) - (5/20/2017) - On the 2016 survey, you told us you would like more discussion around Positive Psychology concepts like engagement, wellbeing, positive leadership, positive change & culture, and strengths. To help spark that dialogue, we are introducing a new series call "Coffee Talk," which will feature simple digests on pertinent topics that we can apply
Contribute to the Division’s Conversation Hour (5/15/2017) - Conversation Hour: The Future of Work and Organizations in Positive Psychology The Work and Organizations Division will sponsor a conversation hour at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology. The session will bring together leaders of academic and professional communities to discuss broad-level developments and cutting-edge issues in the field of positive work and organizations.
Sneak Peek at IPPA Divisions’ Programming at the Fifth World Congress (5/8/2017) - Did you know that all five of IPPA's divisions are planning sessions at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology? Visit the online program to learn more about division sessions, including: IPPA's Positive Health and Wellness Division will present the Positive Health Psychology Data Extravaganza, featuring leading researchers in the field of positive health who will share their latest findings in
POIC Semi-finalists’ Videos Posted! (5/3/2017) - What makes for an exceptional positive organizational intervention? The Positive Organizational Intervention Challenge (POIC) gives students, practitioners and researchers an opportunity to innovate positive psychology interventions for the workplace. The Work & Organizations Division is proud to announce ten semi-finalists in the 2017 Positive Organizational Intervention Challenges (POIC). The following 10 semi-finalists were selected from more
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