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India 2016: Day 1

Stepping into the nation is a full experience.  It is not a nation that asks your permission. The decision to hop on a plane is your consent to the full-sensory immersion. Like nowhere else I have been, the nation overwhelms your senses. Once you embrace the journey,

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India 2016: Meet the 2016 CLRD International Team!

Meet the 2016 CLRD International Team! Throughout the upcoming weeks, the CLRD will be posting reflections, personal thoughts, and adventure updates of the team’s 10-days in Hyderabad, India. In short, this team from Seattle Pacific University (SPU) consists of six doctoral students and one MA-alum from the

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India 2016: Why Immanuel University?

Why Immanuel University? Imagine being taught to live below your potential, being vulnerable to social status, and feeling “subhuman.” For India’s 250 million “untouchables,” this is a daily reality, coupled with feelings of rejection, discrimination, subjugation, deprivation, and hopelessness. Fundamentally, the caste system views social status as

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India 2016: Why is the CLRD going to India?

For those new to the CLRD blog, I-O Psychology program, or the general SPU community, Immanuel University is a graduate school near and dear to our hearts. Here is the story of how I-O Psychology at Seattle Pacific University came to be partnered with Immanuel University: In

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Who’s Hacking the World of Work? Special Event!

“Who’s Hacking the World of Work?” is an in-class event that will be held during the December 3rd session of Hacking the World of Work, 2015. During this event, cutting edge research conducted by the Industrial – Organizational Psychology department at Seattle Pacific University will be presented

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Join us as We Hack the World of Work!

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Dr. Rob McKenna’s Leadership Article is Published

Rob McKenna, Chair of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, just published “Developing Whole Leaders for the Whole World” with Seattle Pacific University doctoral student Kira Wenzel in the Journal of Values-Based Leadership. Cultivating leaders to tackle the most pressing moral challenges and imperatives in our complex and ever-changing world – including

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What kinds of organizations typically employ SPU graduates?

Here is a list of the top employers of our graduates right out of school: Boeing (13) Amazon (9) Microsoft (7) Ergometrics Selection Consulting (6) T-Mobile (5) Starbucks (4) Slalom Consulting (4) University of Washington (4) Others (86) There are two interesting lessons in this list. First,

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Where are SPU I-O Psychology graduates employed?

Here is a breakdown of the sectors where SPU graduates are employed: For Master’s degree graduates, here are the number and percentage of graduates for each employment sector: Business 99 (66%) Consulting 20 (13%) Non-Profit 7 (5%) Academia – Staff 6 (4%) Academia – Instructors 3 (2%)

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Immanuel University comes to Seattle Pacific University, Fall 2015

Immanuel University comes to Seattle Pacific University, Fall 2015 This past week, the Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology graduate program at Seattle Pacific University (SPU) was fortunate to host students from Immanuel University in India for the third consecutive year. Immanuel University is a graduate school dear to our

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