I & O Psychology Practitioner

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For the last 14 years, I have been an entrepreneur in the accounting field, and I’ve taught business courses part-time. I am new to the I/O Psychology field. I am a lifelong learner who craves knowledge, improving myself and helping others which has lead me to pursue a Ph.D. in I/O Psychology with a concentration in Leadership and Coaching. Recently I became a John C. Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher, Trainer, & Speaker. I joined the John Maxwell Team to develop the skills to help others, and myself grow to our full leadership potential. Becoming an I/O Psychology Practitioner will equip me with the skills that I need to help others improve their business proficiencies and grow individually and professionally. With my John Maxwell Training along with my learning from the I/O Psychology Program, I plan to open a new business. The company will include a
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For the goal to be achieved, the team members have to have a certain level of organizational commitment. Team members who possess a strong affective commitment are less likely to be absent from work and are more apt to engage in behavior that promotes organizational unity which helps create a more productive and positive workplace (Allen, 2007). Also, employees who feel that their organization values their contributions and cares about their well-being can result in an increase of employees’ efforts to meet the organization's goals through greater attendance and performance (Eisenberger, Huntington, Hutchison, and Sowa, 1986).

Allen, N. J. (2007). Organizational commitment. In S. G. Rogelberg (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Eisenberger, R., Huntington, R., Hutchison, S., & Sowa, D. (1986). Perceived organizational support. Journal of Applied Psychology, 71(3),
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