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SIOP recognizes Philip Podsakoff for lifetime scientific achievement

Philip Podsakoff, Ph.D., has been honored with the Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

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Bowling Green, Ohio February 13, 2019 - Philip Podsakoff, PhD, has been honored with the Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).

The annual award is given in recognition of a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the science of industrial and organizational psychology.

The Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award honors an I-O psychologist who has made the most distinguished empirical and/or theoretical scientific contributions to the field, whether the contributions were made in industry, academia, government, or any other organizational setting.

Philip Podsakoff is an eminent scholar who has had a significant impact on the fields of I/O Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Management, not only through his scholarly research, but also through the teaching and mentoring that he has provided to students throughout his academic career.

Dr. Podsakoff's record gives new meaning to the phrase "published extensively" with nearly 80 refereed journal articles, a dozen book chapters, and two scholarly books. His works draw attention to important topics and methodological issues and he is also one of the most highly-cited researchers in the fields of I-O Psychology and Management, according to both the ISI Web of Science (over 39,000 citations) and Google Scholar (over 99,000 citations).

Dr. Podsakoff has served on the editorial boards of several prestigious journals, demonstrating his commitment to the profession. He is an excellent teacher and mentor, whose effectiveness in the classroom has been recognized with 26 individual teaching awards.

Philip Podsakoff will be presented with the award during the opening plenary of the 34th Annual SIOP Conference, held April 4-6 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington DC/National Harbor. Learn more about the conference here.


About SIOP

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) is an international professional organization with an annual membership of more than 10,000 industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologists. SIOP's mission is to enhance human well-being and performance in organizational and work settings by promoting the science, practice, and teaching of I-O psychology.

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