Bowling Green, Ohio March 21, 2019 - Marylene Gagné, PhD, has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).
Gagné is one of 20 distinguished industrial-organizational psychologists to be awarded SIOP Fellow status on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the 34th Annual SIOP Conference.
The profession of industrial and organizational psychology addresses the full range of human interactions in organizational settings. Members of the profession may be researchers, teachers, practitioners or administrators. They work in several settings including in business, government, consulting, and academia. SIOP Fellows may be recognized for outstanding contributions to the profession in any of these areas.
Dr. Marylene Gagné is best known for her work in the fields of work motivation. She is the pioneer of the application of self? determination theory (SDT), which many consider among the most influential motivation theories in I-O psychology. Dr. Gagné has published over 70 refereed articles and book chapters covering fields as diverse as volunteer motivation, sports coaching, and family business succession. She has impressive rankings on both Google Scholar, with an h index of 40, and the Scopus database, h=26, but statistics tell only a part of the story. In fact, Dr. Gagné's research accomplishments are reflected across the full range of her publications and activities, her ongoing research projects, and especially in her strong record of mentoring doctoral students.
To be considered for SIOP Fellow status, a member must be nominated by another member, and endorsed by at least three more SIOP Fellows. A member who has been active in the Society for ten years or more is eligible based on meaningful, sustained and unusual impact on the field.
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.