alternatives for how the field identifies itself. We want to discuss some of 1) the interrelations and interdependencies between the field and the larger context(s) it is embedded in, 2) the imprints these relations leave on how we do research in WOP and what we do with the research we have done, and 3) the alternatives for the status quo of WOP to postulate a future-oriented idea for how the field can contribute to knowledge. The session aims to identify some ways the field gets affected by its cultural, political, organizational and academic context, and the way the field shapes (or intends to shape) its context. We hope to unravel some of the shortcomings that result from the field’s alignment with certain academic,
political, economic and organizational narratives. Finally, together with the participants, we want to reflect on what other available perspectives are out there that could allow for more critical, humanistic and profound ways of doing research in work psychology, and for leaving a positive impact on the world of work. A recent editorial of EJWOP (Daniels, 2016) addressed the importance
of the journal in addressing societal concerns, and the aim of this symposium is to contribute to this by debating how researchers can conduct research that is relevant for both research and the world outside academia.
|Publication status||Published - 17 May 2017|
|Event||18th congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) - Dublin, Ireland|
Duration: 17 May 2017 → 20 May 2017
|Conference||18th congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP)|
|Period||17/05/17 → 20/05/17|