psychology

Ethics in Our Profession – Finding More Questions Than Answers

Today, guidelines defined by the established professional bodies such as the Australian Psychological Society (APS), British Psychological Society (BPS), and the American Psychological Association (APA) are referred to as the benchmark for ethical practice in psychology.

By | 2017-11-09T05:17:34+00:00 July 17th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Data Is An Ingredient Not the Meal: 5 Key Things to Think About to Begin Turning Data Into Information

While data has value to solving organisational problems, it is not a solution in and of itself. This point is lost on clients who think that just by having data that the solution to problems such as retention, selection success and training evaluation will somehow reveal itself.

By | 2017-11-09T05:18:44+00:00 July 7th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

The Big Business of Psychology

Many people are unaware of the big business that is now Organisational Psychology. I have long argued when reporting the myths of psychology that one of the great myths is that it is a discipline driven by science. The reality however is that it is a discipline often under pinned by commercial interests. I have [...]

By | 2018-06-28T11:53:13+00:00 January 17th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Divide 2: The UK/US Divide

It is often surprising to find out that the US and UK have very different histories and philosophies. These differences were discussed in a couple of articles in the June 2006 edition of the "Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology".

By | 2018-07-30T01:25:11+00:00 November 5th, 2010|Blog|0 Comments

The Great Divides in I/O Psychology: Divide 1 Practitioner vs. Scientist

I have often discussed the role of science in our discipline and have argued that it has consistently played a back role to commercialisation and marketing. This is perhaps the greatest divide in the discipline.

By | 2017-09-26T01:21:47+00:00 August 20th, 2010|Blog|0 Comments