psychology

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+00:00January 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+00:00November 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+00:00August 20th, 2010|Blog|0 Comments