Occupational / Workplace Psychology

Work-Family Boundaries

Kristen Shockley - University of Georgia, USA.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Mar
2
2017

tudy focuses on people’s attitudes and strategies in managing work and family roles. In order to be eligible you must work at least 20 hours per week and be married and/or have at least one child living with you.

Perceptions of Self and Expectations of Retirement

Melika Carlson and Anna Hoffmann - University of Exeter, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Jan
25
2017

The present study is interested in people’s feelings and expectations of retirement. Our overall aim is to better understand what factors influence how people approach this important life transition.

Effects of Organisational Change on Employee Engagement and Performance

Ozlem Peevey - University of Liverpool, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Aug
1
2016

Implementation and the role that employees play are critical for the success of the organisational change initiatives. With this study, we aim to collect information about employees’ perceptions of an undergoing change to explore how it affects employees, in particular, their engagement and performance at work.

Who can take part? Any working adult who • Has been experiencing a major organisational change in last 6 to 12 months • Has been with the current company for at least 12 months • Is not a top-level executive who has initiated the change • Is proficient in English,

The Role of Personality on Work-related Behaviours

Neusha Pirouzi - University of Nottingham, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Jul
21
2016

This project will aim to expand on existing knowledge by looking at the extent to which specific aspects of personality variables influence an employees ability to adapt aspects of their work, in order to meet their personal needs, goals and aspirations.

Please take part if you are aged 18-65 and currently in employment (Full-time, Part-Time or Self-Employed).

Employee Engagement

Megan Edwards - Birkbeck, University of London, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Jul
18
2016

This study is investigating employee engagement within the workplace, therefore you must currently be employed to take part.

Perceived Supervisor Support and its effect on Attitudes to Work

Simon Manchester and Ylenio Longo - University of Nottingham, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Jul
13
2016

This study seeks to uncover whether the relationship between perceived supervisor support and attitudes to work operates directly or through employees beliefs about their ability to do their job. Participants must be 18+ and currently employed, the study consists of three short questionnaires and some demographic questions.

Influences on Employee Behaviour at Work

Alanna Harrington - University of Manchester, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Jul
8
2016

This research requires participants who are employed full or part time to complete a ten minute survey, asking about their personality and behaviour at work, and perceptions of their leader. There is an optional step to invite direct supervisors to participate also.

Work Resilience- Ressources to Deal With Work Stress

Angelique Harwig - University of Manchester, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Jul
8
2016

This MSc dissertation project tries to identify and explore the role of a personal resource that people may have to effectively cope with work stress and that may reduce the detrimental effects. This may in turn help designing new interventions to prevent or diminish experienced stress

The Relationship between Job Demands, Job Resources, and Overall Health Satisfaction

Katelyn Kasmier - The College of Saint Rose, USA.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Jul
6
2016

The purpose of the current study is to investigate the association between job demands and job resources and how these variables predict health levels. For this study, the predictor variables are job demands and job resources. The response variable is health satisfaction.

Improving Manager-Employee Relations

Pritesh Patel - University of Nottingham, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Jun
10
2016

How is your relationship with the organisation you currently work for? And the manager you work with? We would like to hear from you to help understand and improve relations between employees and managers.

Understanding why Employees Engage in Health lnitiatives development of a Workplace Health Climate Perception Tool

Brianna Cregam - Saint Mary's University, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Jun
1
2016

This study aims to further understand why employees choose to engage in workplace health programs. Factors of interest include individual characteristics like preferred health activities and also organizational climate. This is will be used to develop an assessment tool.
Eligibility criteria: 18 + and holding part time or full time em ployment

Defining and Measuring Spiritual Power

Seka Ojdrovic-Phillips - Adler University, Canada.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
May
24
2016

This study aims to define and measure spiritual power. This concept is composed of three parts: spiritual awareness, higher purpose and acting in sync with higher purpose. It is proposed that individuals with spiritual power have greater access to energy, influence and resources to advance personal missions.

Supervisory Behaviour and Subordinates’ Well-being

Barbara Minich - University of Nottingham, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
May
2
2016

You wish your supervisor would be more supportive and understanding? Answer a short questionnaire about supervisory behaviour and subordinates’ well-being.

Exploring Team Dynamics in Organizations

Reece Bush-Evans, Dr Claire Hart and Dr Sylwia Cisek - University of Southampton, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Apr
18
2016

The aim of this study is to examine how individual team members’ personalities, in addition to the general dynamics of the team, can influence team effectiveness. You will be asked to complete some questions about your personality traits, the team you work in/have previously worked in, and your general feelings

Gender Stereotypes of Emotional Regulation and Leadership

Claire Murray - University of Limerick, Ireland.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Apr
9
2016

I’m completing my thesis on gender leadership stereotypes and emotional regulation and have a short study that I’m hoping you can help me with. I’m looking at both implicit and explicit stereotypes and am using an IAT as well as some questionnaires.

Life Conflicts and Pressures, Feedback, and Satisfaction

Katelyn Kasmier - The College of Saint Rose, USA.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Mar
23
2016

The purpose of the current study is to investigate the association between job and relationship conflicts and pressures and how these conflicts predict satisfaction levels. Furthermore, questions pertaining to people’s relationships will be asked. Also, the amount and type of feedback someone receives at work will be studied.

Relationship between Personality Traits and Job Performance

Anne Walter - London Metropolitan University, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Mar
11
2016

This study explores the relationship between the ‘dark triad’ traits of personality (narcissism, psychopathy and Machiavellianism) and several aspects of job performance, such as task performance, contextual performance and counter productive work behaviour. This research also takes into account how mental toughness possibly influences this relationship.

Expressing and Managing Emotions at Work Among Retail Employees

Andreea Sascau (student) and Andrew Clements (supervisor) - University of Bedfordshire, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Mar
8
2016

The following survey aims to examine retail employees’ experiences of expressing and managing emotions at work. There are no right or wrong answers, so please answer as honestly as possible.

Simon or Simone? Women’s Attitudes Towards Successful Women at the Work Place

Kristina Pagojute - Goldsmiths University, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Dec
23
2015

Study investigating recruitment strategies and hiring patterns, aiming to improve work-life balance among women.

Impostorism in the Workplace

Dr Melissa Norberg and Ms Natalie Mora - Macquarie University, Australia.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Aug
30
2015

We are conducting a study looking at whether the way people evaluate their own abilities relates to how much they work and how much alcohol they drink.

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