Research Programs: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Research Programs


Faculty research in I/O Psychology spans a wide range of topics driven by both science and practical organizational questions. Current broad topics include personnel selection, skill acquisition and training, personality determinants of job behavior and performance, affect and mood effects on decision making, job loss and search outcomes, workforce aging and diversity, leadership, cognitive fatigue, teamwork, work motivation, the determinants of career choice, determinants of cross-cultural effectiveness, and the effects of work design on performance. To learn more about specific research projects being conducted in I/O Psychology at Georgia Tech, please visit the Laboratories page.


In addition to the regular School Colloquium series, nationally and internationally prominent researchers from outside Georgia Tech often come to speak and provide brief tutorials to I/O students and faculty on contemporary I/O research topics in the U.S. and abroad. Georgia Tech is also a member institution of the University System of Georgia, and has built strong relationships with a number of local organizations. For more information about the graduate program in I/O Psychology at Georgia Tech, visit the I/O Psychology Graduate Program.