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HWP-Related Books
  • Carr , S. C., & Sloan, T. S. (Eds.) (2003) Poverty & Psychology: From Global Perspective to Local Practice. New York: Kluwer-Plenum.
  • Carr, S. C., & Shumaker J. F. (Eds.) (1996). Psychology and the Developing World. Connecticut: Praeger.
  • Carr, S. C., McAuliffe, E., & MacLachlan, M. (1998). Psychology of Aid. New York: Routledge.
  • Carr, S.C., MacLachlan, M., & Furnham, A. (2012). Humanitarian work psychology. New York, NY: Palgrave-Macmillan.
  • Lysakowsi, L. (2005). Nonprofit essentials: Recruiting and training fundraising volunteers. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
  • MacLachlan, M., Carr, S. C., & McAuliffe, E. (2010).  The Aid Triangle: Human Dynamics of Dominance, Justice and Identity.  London: Zed Books.
  • Maynard, D. C., & Feldman, D. C. (2011). Underemployment: Economic, psychological, and social challenges. New York: Springer.
  • McWha-Hermann, I., Maynard, D. C., & Berry, M. O. (2015). Humanitarian work psychology and the global development agenda: Case studies and interventions. East Sussex, UK: Taylor and Francis (Routledge).
  • Olson-Buchanan, J. B., Koppes Bryan, L. L., & Thompson, L. F. (Eds.). (2013). Using industrial-organizational psychology for the greater good: Helping those who help others. New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Schein, V.E.  (1995). Working from the Margins: Voices of Mothers in Poverty.  Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.
  • Yiu, L., & Saner, R. (2005). Decent work and poverty reduction strategies (PRS): An ILO advocacy guidebook. Geneva: ILO.
HWP-Related Book Chapters
  • Ager, A., Flapper, E., van Pietersom, T. & Simon, W. (2002). Supporting and equipping national and international humanitarian non-governmental organisations and their workers. In Y. Danieli (Ed.), Sharing the Front Line and the Back Hills: Peacekeepers, Humanitarian Aid Workers and the Media in the Midst of Crisis. (pp. 194-200). New York: Baywood.
  • Behrend, T. S., Gloss, A. E., & Thompson, L. F. (in press). Technology-mediated I-O psychology for global development. In M. D., Coovert, & L. F., Thompson (Eds.), The psychology of workplace technology. New York: Routledge.
  • Carr, S. C., & Bandawe, C. (2011). Psychology applied to poverty. In P. Martin, F. Cheung, M. Kyrios, L. Littlefield, M. Knowles, J. M Prieto, & J. B. Overmier (Eds), The International Association of Applied Psychology Handbook of Applied Psychology (pp. 639-662). Brisbane: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Carr, S.C. (2010). Global Mobility, Local Economy: It’s Work Psychology, Stupid! In S.C.Carr (Ed.) The Psychology of Global Mobility. (pp.125-150). New York: Springer.
  • Chu, K. Y. (2003). Collective values, behavioural norms and rules: Building institutions for economic growth and poverty reduction. In R. van der Hoeven & A. Shorrocks (Eds.), Perspectives on growth and poverty (pp. 1–40). New York: United Nations University Press.
  • Saner, R. & Yiu, L. (2004). Organisational culture of UN agencies: The need for diplomats to manage porous boundary phenomena. In H. Slavik (Ed.), Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy (pp. 241-252). Malta: Diplofoundation.
  • Saner, R. & Yiu, L. (2008). Business-Government-NGO relations: their impact of global economic governance. In  E. Cooper, B. Hocking, & W. Maley (Eds.), Global Governance in Diplomacy: World Apart? (pp. 85-104). New York: Palgrave McMillan.
  • Saner, R. & Yiu, L. (2009). A Sisyphean task: Managing porous boundaries during OD interventions in UN Agencies. In J. Melnick & E. C. Nevis (Eds.), Social healing Interventions by Gestalt Practitioners Worldwide (pp. 151-180). Xlibris Corp.
  • Schein, V.E. (2011). How leaders and companies treat people matters: Voices of women garment assembly workers in Nicaragua. In D.D. Warrick & J. Mueller (Eds.) Learning from real world cases– Lessons in leadership (pp. 77-82).  Oxford, UK: RossiSmith.
  • Thompson, L.F. & Atkins, S.G. (2010) Technology, mobility and poverty reduction. In S.C.Carr (Ed.) The Psychology of Global Mobility. (pp.279-300). New York: Springer.
  • Wigley, B. (2005). Not off the hook: Relationships between aid organisation culture and climate and the experience of workers in volatile environments. In V. Bowie (Ed.), Workplace violence: Issues, trends, strategies (pp. 141–60 ). Uffculme, UK : Willan Publishing.
HWP-Related Articles
  • Atkins (2012) Smartening-up voluntourism: SmartAid’s expansion of the Personality-focused Performance Requirements Form. International Journal of Tourism Research, 14 (4), 369-390.
  • Berry, M. O., Reichman, W., & Schein, V. (2008). The United Nations Global Compact needs I/O psychology participation. The Industrial Psychologist, 45, 33 – 37.
  • Berry, M. O., Reichman, W., Klobas, J., MacLachlan, M., Hui, H. C., & Carr, S. C. (2011). Humanitarian work psychology: The contributions of organizational psychology to poverty deduction. Journal of Economic Psychology, 32, 240-247.
  • Boaduo, N. A. P. (2010). Psychological implications of participatory community development projects and their relevance for poverty alleviation in rural communities in Africa. Journal of Psychology in Africa, (20)2, 209-210.
  • Bollettino, V., & Bruderlein, C.  (2008). Training humanitarian professionals at a distance: testing the feasibility of distance learning with humanitarian professionals. Distance Education, 29, 269-287.
  • Burt, C. B., & Carr, S. C. (2011. Organizational psychology and poverty reduction: The multi-dimensionality of the aid worker experience. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 26, 444-452.
  • Carr S. C. (2007). I/O Psychology and Poverty Reduction: Past, Present and Future. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 41, 1, 43-50.
  • Carr, S. C. (2008). Quo vadis: How can I-O psychology assist with the management of natural disasters and climate change? The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 46(1), 71–3.
  • Carr, S. C., MacLachlan, M., Reichman, W., Klobas, J., Berry, M. O’Neill, & Furnham, A. (2008). Organizational psychology and poverty reduction: Where supply meets demand. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 29, 843-851.
  • Carr, S.C. (2011). Evidence-based aid in disaster management: Doing more good than harm. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 49(2), 98.
  • Carr, S.C. (2012). Project organizational gini coefficient. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 49(3), 102.
  • Carr, S. C., & MacLachlan, M. (1998). Psychology in Developing Countries: Reassessing its Impact. Pscyhology and Developing Societies, 10, 1-20.
  • Coates, K., & Carr, S.C. (2005). Skilled immigrants and selection bias: A theory-based field study from New Zealand. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 29, 577-599.
  • d’Iribarne, P. (2002). Motivating workers in emerging countries: universal tools and local adaptations.  Journal of Organizational Behavior, 23, 243-256.
  • Furnham, A. & Procter, E. (1989).Belief in a just world: review and critique of the individual difference literature. British Journal of Social Psychology, 28, 365-384.
  • Fyvie, C. & Ager, A. (1999). NGOs and innovation: organisational characteristics and constraints in development assistance work in The Gambia. World Development, 27, (8), 1383-1395.
  • Krauss, S. I., Frese, M., Friedrich, C., & Unger, J. M. (2005). Entrepreneurial orientation: A psychological model of success among southern African small business owners. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 14, 315–344.
  • Lee, H., Pollock, G., Lubek, I., Niemi, S., O’Brien, K., Green, M., et al. (2010). Creating new career pathways to reduce poverty, illiteracy and health risks, while transforming and empowering Cambodian women’s lives. Journal of Health Psychology, 15(7), 982-992.
  • Lefkowitz, J. (2010). Can professions contribute to the reduction of world-wide poverty? A case in point: Organizational psychology and pay diversity. International Journal of Psychology, 45, 371-375.
  • Lewis, B., Bebbington, A, Batterbury, S. P. J., Shah, A., Olson, E., Siddiqui, M.S., & Duvall, S. (2003) Practice, power, & meaning: Frameworks for studying organizational culture in multi-agency rural development projects. Journal of International Development, 15, 541-557.
  • MacLachlan, M., & Carr, S. C. (2005). The human dynamics of aid. OECD Policy Insights, 10.
  • MacLachlan, M., & Carr, S. C. (1999). The selection of international assignees for development work. The Irish Journal of Psychology, 20, 39–57.
  • Manson, J. M., & Carr, S. C. (2011). Improving job fit for mission workers by including expatriate and local job experts in job specification. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 26, 465-484.
  • Marai, L. (2002). Double de-motivation and negative affect among teachers in Indonesia. South Pacific Journal of Psychology, 14, 1-7.
  • Marai, L., Kewibu, V., Kinkin, E., Peniop, J.P., Salini, C., & Kofana, G. (2010). Remuneration disparities within Oceania: Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. International Journal of Psychology: Special Section on Psychology and Poverty Reduction, 45, 350-359.
  • McWha, I. (2011). The roles of, and relationships between, expatriates, volunteers, and local development workers. Development in Practice, 21, 29-40.
  • McWha, I., & MacLachlan, M. (2011). Measuring relationships between workers in poverty-focused organisations. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 26, 485 499.
  • McWha, I., Marai, L., & Peniop, J. P.  (2010). Aid salary disparities: Do they undermine harmonisation? Just Change, 18, 20.
  • Mehryar, A. H. (1984). The role of psychology in national development: wishful thinking and reality. International Journal of Psychology, 19, 159-167.
  • O’Dwyer, T. & Woodhouse, T. (1996). The motivation of Irish Third World development workers. Irish Journal of Psychology, 17, 23-34.
  • Parker, I. (1992). Psychology, racism and the third world: 500 years of resistance. Changes, 10(4), 323-326.
  • Plattner, I.E. & Gonzo, W. (2010) Social support, self-image, and future outlook among poverty-stricken unemployed men in Namibia: A phenomenological Study. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 20, 171.
  • Schein, V. E, Marsella, A. J., Wiesenfeld, E., Sanchez, E., Berry, M. O.,& Reichman, W. (2011). Women in self-organized groups at work: do they promote agency and reduce poverty? Journal of Managerial Psychology, 26, 508 – 521.
  • Schein, V.E. (1999). Poor women and work in the Third World: A research agenda for organizational psychologists. Psychology and Developing Societies, 11, 105-17.
  • Schein, V.E. (2003). The functions of work-related group participation for poor women in developing countries: An exploratory look. Psychology and Developing Societies, 15, 123-42.
  • Serra, D., Serneels, P., and Barr, A. (2011), Intrinsic motivations and the non-profit health sector: Evidence from Ethiopia. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 309-314.
  • Singh, S. & Tripathi, R. C. (2010). Why do the bonded fear freedom? Some lessons from the field. Psychology and Developing Socities, 22(2), 249-297.
  • Thompson, L. F. (2009). Organizational psychology’s role in poverty reduction.  The IAAP Bulletin, 21 (4), 14-16.
  • Toh, S. M., & De Nisi, A. S. (2005). A local perspective to expatriate success. Academy of Management Executive, 19, 132–146.
  • Vergara, J.A., & Gardner, D. (2011). Stressors and psychological well-being in local humanitarian workers in Colombia. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 26, 500-507.
HWP-related Publications from the SIOP-UN Team
  • Foster, L., Scott, J., Rupp, D., Saari, L., Osicki, M., Charles, K., Mallory, D., & Maday, D. (2016, January). Unleashing human potential through the science of work. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 53(3), 135-142.
  • Gloss, A., Sall, E., Scott, J., Rupp, D., Saari, L., Thompson, L.F., Osicki, M., & Mallory, D. (2015, January). The development of skills internationally: A question of qualifications. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 52(3), 183-187.
  • Gloss, A., Scott, J. C., Rupp, D., Foster, L. L., Osicki, M., Saari, L., Mallory, D., Sall, E., Maynard, D., McWha-Hermann, I., Berry, M.O., & Reichman, W. (2015, October). The world sets new goals: How should I-O psychology respond?  The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 53(2), 130-138.
  • Gloss, A., Scott, J., Rupp, D., Saari, L., Thompson, L.F., Osicki, M., & Mallory, D. (2014, October). Setting global human development goals: The role for industrial-organizational psychology. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 52(2), 167-171.
  • Hoffman, A. (2015, July). Incorporating HWP into your classroom: Lessons learned. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 53(1), 19-23.
  • Hoffman, A. (2015, October). “Nuovo” developments in Milan, Italy. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 53(2), 73-76.
  • Hoffman, A. (2016, April). #thispsychmajor. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 53(4), 58-62.
  • Hoffman, A. (2016, January). Why should we CARE about aid and development? An interview with Dora Ward Curry. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 53(3), 70-73.
  • Mallory, D., Rupp, D., Scott, J., Saari, L., Thompson, L.F., Osicki, M., & Sall, E. (2015, April). Attention all I-O programs: It’s time to join the United Nations Global Compact! The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist 52(4), 135-136.
  • Saxena, M., Sall, E., Scott, J., Rupp, D., Saari, L., Thompson, L.F., Osicki, M., & Mallory, D. (2015, July). Exploring work experiences of informal workers and promoting decent work for all. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 53(1), 172-175.
  • Scott, J.C., Aguinis, H., McWha, I., Rupp, D, Thompson, L.F., & Cruise, S. (2013, April). News from the SIOP-United Nations Team: SIOP has joined the UN Global Compact and so can you! The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 50(4), 65-68.
  • Thompson, L. F., & Gloss, A. (2014, October). Developments in HWP: The private-sector’s role in poverty reduction, a “Global Special Issue,” and new directions in research and practice. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 52(2), 47-54.
  • Thompson, L..F., McWha, I., & Gloss, A. (2013, July). I-O psychology assisting humanitarian aid: An interview with Governor Scott McCallum. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 51(1), 75-77.
  • Thompson, L..F., McWha, I., & Gloss, A. (2013, October). Using I-O psychology to enhance maternal health and child healthcare in India. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 51(2), 99-105.
  • Thompson, L.F., & Gloss, A. (2014, April). Humanitarian work psychology in South Africa: Poverty, inequality, the legacy of Apartheid, and the role of I-O psychology. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 51(4), 118-124.
  • Thompson, L.F., & Gloss, A. (2014, January). Industrial-organizational psychology and sustainable development in Nigeria. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 51(3), 131-137.
  • Thompson, L.F., & Gloss, A. (2014, July). The emergence of NHRD and its connection to I-O psychology. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 52(1), 81-88.
  • Thompson, L.F., & Gloss, A. (2015, January). Frontiers in international skills development: innovative efforts in China’s transportation sector and three dimensions of work information. The Industrial-Organizational-Psychologist, 52(3), 67-74.
HWP-related Presentations

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