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Department 12: An I-O Psychology Podcast

A podcast for industrial-organizational psychologists, researchers, practitioners, and students. We cover anything and everything related to the research and practice of I-O psych, including books and article reviews, notes on teaching and learning I-O psych, and the latest professional news and trends.
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Dec 21, 2016

In this short episode, I speak to the students listening and make my best pitch for I/O Psych as a career and a field of science. I'm looking forward to releasing episodes more frequently in 2017, so if you've got a topic or a guest to suggest, contact me on Twitter (@department12pod) or LinkedIn.

Nov 3, 2016

In this episode, Dr. Nikki Blacksmith discusses a meta-analysis she conducted along with Jon Willford and Tara Behrend on the use of technology in employment interviews. 

You can contact Nikki on Twitter and LinkedIn. Nikki also recommends checking out The WAVE Lab at George Washington University, which focuses on research related to workplaces and virtual environments. Special thanks to Paul Thoresen for the questions.

Would you like to be a guest on the show? Reach out to me on Twitter or LinkedIn and say hello. You can also learn more on the website, www.department12.com. Thanks for listening!

Oct 14, 2016

Lotfi Kerzabi is a doctoral student at Wayne State. In this episode, he discusses some research he conducted on correlations between the Big 5 personality traits and organizational citizenship behaviors. If you'd like to contact Lotfi, you can connect with him on LinkedIn here, or send him an email at lotfikerzabi@gmail.com.

Sep 14, 2016

In this episode, we talk to William Brice, fresh out of his Master's program at Purdue, about his research on stigma and disabilities. The study is fascinating, especially how Will set it up to experimentally manipulate disability conditions. If you'd like to learn more, please contact Will on his LinkedIn account or send him an email at wbrice@purdue.edu.

Aug 30, 2016

Don't cry, kids, but this will be the last episode in the old "single voice" format. You're just going to have to get used to hearing the actual guests speaking for themselves from now on.

In this episode, Andrew Naber, PhD, (@AndrewMNaber) discusses retesting. How does retesting affect scores and how should we interpret test score increases? Should we offer retesting to job applicants? Should we request retesting if we're the job applicant? 

Aug 5, 2016

On this episode, Marc Prine, PhD, a Director of Talent Consulting and Assessment at Taylor Strategy Partners, joins me to talk about strategic job analysis. What is it, and what makes it different from traditional job analysis? Why should HR professionals get into it? How do companies use this technique? And, most importantly, what's the best ballpark in the U.S.?

Want to know more? Check out this article on strategic job analysis. Like the Dept. 12 Facebook page to check out some additional resources on this topic.

Get in touch with Marc on LinkedIn, Twitter, or bother him at work and ask for a copy of his one-pager on strategic job analysis.

 

Jul 19, 2016

In this episode, Paul Thoresen (@surveyguy2) joins us to talk about change management. Thanks to Chris Giebe (@chrisgiebe), Christopher Hudson(@chrishudsonjr), and Veronika Jakl (@VeronikaJakl) for their great questions. 

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Jul 10, 2016

Sorry for the delay between episodes! In this short podcast, I answer some common listener questions about me, the way the show is set up, and I grovel for guests. If you'd like to be a guest, reach out to me at benbutina.com or on Twitter @department12pod.

May 13, 2016

Steven Tseng (@stwtseng), an IO Psych grad student at the University of Akron talks about what got him interested in IO, the appeal of IO compared to an MBA or HRM degree, what makes a good IO professor (and department), and, of course, hitting people in the head with sticks.

Thanks to Timothy Jesurun, Peter J. Reily, Eugene Ohu, and John Heffernon for their questions.

Be sure to listen for this episodes question and respond on twitter @department12pod

Apr 14, 2016

In this episode Dave Bracken gets a chance to respond to my various belly-aches about his excellent contribution on 360s in Episode 6. (If you haven't already listened to that one, you'll want to do that.) Dave also responds to a question from Paul Thoreson.

Go to the show notes for contact information on both of these guys, and thanks for listening!

Apr 3, 2016

In this episode, I shared the thoughts of David Bracken, PhD, an expert on the topic of 360 degree assessments. Lots of good stuff in the show notes here.

Mar 15, 2016

OCB is about going the extra mile. Click here for the show notes for this episode.

Mar 4, 2016

Can training help managers deliver bad news? Listen up to find out. Check out the show notes for this episode here.

Feb 19, 2016

If you're going to give a wage increase, should you do it all at once, or split it up into multiple, successive increases? Go here for show notes, including a link to the article for this episode.

Feb 13, 2016

Is there any relationship between employee satisfaction and customer satisfaction? Go here for the show notes and links.

Feb 12, 2016

Are there any benefits to giving job candidates a realistic job preview? In this episode, we'll look at a meta-analysis to answer that question. Get your show notes right here.

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