The Work Science Center in the School of Psychology is dedicated to understanding the psychology of work life.

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  • WSC Podcast Episode 9: Informal Learning with Christopher Cerasoli 

    Tatel, Corey; Cerasoli, Christopher (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-05-17)
    Host, Corey Tatel, speaks with Dr. Chris Cerasoli about informal learning at work and its importance in the modern day work context. Dr. Cerasoli is currently a Senior Talent Analytics Consultant at UnitedHealth Group and ...
  • The Impact of Technology on Workforce Skill Learning 

    Beier, Margaret E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019)
    In this piece, Dr. Beier outlines a range of modern technologies and their role in workplace skill learning. Ranging from web-based instruction and Massive Open Online Courses, to augmented reality and chatbots, Dr. Beier ...
  • WSC Podcast Episode 8: Motivation in the Modern Workforce 

    Fletcher, Keaton A.; Kanfer, Ruth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-03-11)
    Host, Keaton Fletcher, speaks with Ruth Kanfer, Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Director of the Work Science Center. Ruth and Keaton discuss all things motivation, ...
  • WSC Podcast Episode 7: New Work Arrangements 

    Moraff, Elizabeth; Spreitzer, Gretchen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-02-11)
    Host, Elizabeth Moraff, speaks with Dr. Gretchen Spreitzer, a professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Dr. Spreitzer has focused her work on empowering employees and on ...
  • WSC Podcast Episode 6: Trends in Modern I-O Psychology 

    Fletcher, Keaton A.; Landers, Richard (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-01-23)
    Host, Keaton Fletcher, talks with Richard Landers, John P. Campbell Distinguished Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the University of Minnesota, and the brain behind NeoAcademic, a blog covering a range ...
  • Task, Team and Technology Integration in High Technology Surgery 

    Catchpole, Ken (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-10-10)
    “I’ve spent the last 15 years studying safety and human performance in acute clinical care in general and surgery in particular. Using examples from cardiac, orthopaedic, neurological, spinal, trauma and urological ...
  • Implications of Moral Organizational Behavior for Employee Beliefs, Motivation, and Well-Being 

    Ford, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-09-26)
    Workers are often assumed to construe their organizations as entities and develop a reciprocal social exchange relationship resembling that with other humans. To the extent that this assumption holds true, workers hold ...
  • WSC Podcast Episode 5: Employing People with Disabilities in the Modern Workforce 

    Fletcher, Keaton A.; O'Connor, Devin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-10-09)
    Host, Keaton Fletcher talks with Devin O'Connor, Founder of the Grow Group, about ways to better incorporate individuals with disabilities in the modern workforce and how the science and practice of management can better ...
  • WSC Podcast Episode 4: Designing Coworking Spaces for Women 

    Fletcher, Keaton A.; Greenberg, Ali (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-08-25)
    Host Keaton Fletcher talks with Ali Greenberg, founder of The Broad, a coworking and community space for women and gender minorities in Richmond, Virginia. They discuss what it means to design a space with women in mind ...
  • Job-Stress Recovery: Core Findings, Future Research Topics, and Remaining Challenges 

    Sonnentag, Sabine (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-04-12)
    In this piece, Dr. Sonnentag defines recovery, and presents core findings and future directions of recovery research. For example, meta-analytic evidence suggests that mentally detaching from work is important, stressful ...
  • Addressing Job Insecurity in the 21st Century 

    Shoss, Mindy K. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-04-03)
    In this piece, Dr. Shoss outlines the prevalence, experience, and consequences of job insecurity. Dr. Shoss highlights the role job insecurity plays as a stressor in the modern workforce. She suggests that specific subsets ...
  • WSC Podcast Episode 3: Bridging the Skills Gap 

    Perrodin, Benjamin; Lawrence, Tim (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-03-27)
    Host, Ben Perrodin, talks with Tim Lawrence, Executive Director of SkillsUSA. Ben and Tim Lawrence discuss the value of and need for careers in technical education, a 21st century take on vocational education that helps ...
  • WSC Podcast Episode 2: Space and the Work Experience: Building Better Workplaces 

    LoPilato, Alex; Bafna, Sonit (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-03-27)
    Host, Alex LoPilato, and Dr. Sonit Bafna, an Associate Professor of Architecture at Georgia Institute of Technology, discuss architectural morphology and its reciprocity with modern work. Dr. Bafna elaborates on space ...
  • WSC Podcast Episode 1: What Makes Big Data Big? 

    LoPilato, Alex; Oswald, Fred (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-03-27)
    Host, Alex LoPilato, discusses all things big data and work science with Dr. Fred Oswald, Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Rice University. Together, Alex and Dr. Oswald clear the air about what makes ...