What is MIND ON THE JOB?
Imagine a workplace where everything just… works. No bureaucratic delays. No counter-intuitive forms or software. No communication problems. No interpersonal conflicts. No worries. Organisational psychology is the study of human thoughts, feelings and behaviours relating to the world of work, and the application of psychology methods, theories and findings to workplace improvement. It helps you […]
Terrific #teamwork: Designing, coaching & assessing teams MOTJ ep #06
Mind on the Job episode 06 is about Designing & coaching terrific teams! When a group of people get together under the right conditions, they can make a successful team — one whose collective capability is greater than the sum of its parts. But not all teams are effective, and some are downright dysfunctional. So why […]
Organisational culture & climate: What they are, why they matter, & how they change. MOTJ episode 5
Mind on the Job episode 05: Organisational Culture & Climate! When people work in social groupings, like organisations, they tend to develop a shared set of perceptions, attitudes, and values. These can be reinforced through systems, behaviours, and personnel selection until you have measurable phenomena that we call organisational culture (and it’s more easily measured […]
Key Psychology Insights into Effective Job Selection — Mind On The Job
Mind on the Job episode 04: Assessment for Selection! People are an organisation’s greatest asset, and from time to time, an organisation needs new people. But when a bunch of candidates apply for the one job, how do we work out who is the best person for the job? What are the limitations of traditional […]
What Causes Employee #Burnout — & What Can We Do To Prevent It? Mind On The Job
What Causes Workplace #Bullying — & How Do We Discourage It? Mind On The Job
Mind on the Job Episode 2 — Workplace Bullying! It’s a menace, it causes huge problems, and it happens in more workplaces than you’d think. So if someone is treating you badly at work, why is that happening, and what steps should be taken? In this episode, Ben chats to organisational psychology experts Associate Professor Michelle […]
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First podcast episode is up!
It’s here! The first episode of Mind on the Job! This short episode introduces your host (@drbensearle) explains what organisational psychology (also called I/O Psychology) is all about, and outlines the reasons why knowing about it can help you strive for workplace excellence. It should be of interest to: professionals in HR, OD, change management and other […]