In December 2017, IPPA Work & Organizations Lead Bijal Choksi talked with positive psychology researcher Dacher Keltner, Ph.D. and Balan Nair, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Liberty Global, to discuss how the “power paradox” plays out in organizational settings, and what employees and managers can do to be aware of and counteract leader susceptibility to the corrosive […]
The Work and Organizations division currently has two great opportunities for you to get involved with the leadership team. Apply by May 15, 2018 for the following positions:
Work & Organizations Division President-Elect
Supporting the Division President in fulfilling the goals and objectives of the Division by providing continuity to established programs and by formulating future programs.
Assuming the […]
Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice (PWORP) is the bi-annual newsletter of the Work and Organizations Division of IPPA. There are a number of open opportunities to contribute to this publication.
Submit your work for Issue #4: Previous issues of PWORP featured empirical and conceptual scholarship as well as literature reviews, philosophical commentaries, and evidence-based discussions from junior and senior academics, […]
IPPA 5th World Congress
by Giselle Timmerman, IPPA WOD President
The Work and Organizations Division of IPPA hosted an invited conversation at the 2017 World Congress to 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. I moderated the session along with six Division supporters who each […]
On August 6, 2017 at the Academy of Management’s Annual Meeting, there will be a gathering of Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS) scholars over breakfast. This yearly gathering is held to foster community and collaboration among POS scholars.
There is no additional fee to attend, but pre-registration is requested. Registration for this gathering is available through the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of […]
The Work and Organizations Division has multiple opportunities for you to connect with colleagues and learn about the latest research and evidence-based applications of positive psychology in the work space.
To ensure that you do not miss anything, download the flyer today!
Special Interest Group lunch on Friday, July 14, Exhibit Hall
Division Networking Hour at Le Place D’Armes Hotel & Suites. 7:00 […]
IPPA’s Work and Organizations Division has released the third issue of their newsletter, Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice.
In this issue, readers can learn from research and practice briefs on measuring employee thriving and mindfulness-based trainings. You will also find book reviews of important new publications; an interview with IPPA President-Elect Lea Waters, Ph.D., on her vision for […]
(5/20/2017) – On the 2016 survey, division members told us they 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 to our working […]
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.
Giselle Timmerman, President of the Work and […]