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Organizational Psychology and Leadership Research Guide

Use this guide to find UNO library resources and other helpful research tools.

Recommended Videos

Videos recommended by Dr. Scherer.

 

TOPIC TITLE/LINK SPEAKERS NOTES
Character Strengths in Global Managers HP CEO Meg Whitman on Integrity & Courage in Leadership Meg Whitman  
Compassion Why aren't we more compassionate? Daniel Goleman  
Compassion The Psychology of Everything: What Compassion, Racism, and Sex tell us about Human Nature  Dr. Paul Bloom, Yale University Give Paul Bloom one hour, and he'll teach you "the psychology of everything," illustrating some of the most fundamental elements of human nature through case studies about compassion, racism, and sex. He discusses some of the biggest questions in the nature versus nurture debate, including "Are we hard-wired to care about others?" Bloom points out why stereotyping can be both detrimental and beneficial, and he even explains what the porn preference of monkeys tells us about our own sexual choosiness, or lack thereof. After the hour is up you'll understand why Bloom calls psychology, because of its cross-disciplinary nature, "the perfect liberal arts major."
Conflict Resolution Restorative Practices to Resolve Conflict/Build Relationships Katy Hutchison
This video is about resolving conflict/building relationships/being fair.
Courage The power of vulnerability Dr. Brené Brown Well known but for good reason. She uses the words 'shame' and 'vulnerability' more than courage, but most of the talk is about having courage to overcome shame and be vulnerable
Emotion, Stress, and Health Emotion, Stress and Health: Crash Course Psychology #26 Hank Green same note as above
Empathy The empathic civilization Jeremy Rifkin  animated with voiceover
Forgiveness The Psychology of Forgiveness Dr. Fred Luskin, Stanford The speech was done at the theology institute, so you might want to review it as well, although from what I watched I didn't think Luskin took any firm stance on any specific religious belief. Luskin's introduction starts speaking at about 4:10.
Hope The Science of Hope Shane J. Lopez, Ph.D He worked at Gallup until his death last year. Dr. Lopez was a Gallup Senior Scientist and Research Director of the Clifton Strengths Institute. Gallup's website calls him 'the world's leading researcher on hope.'
Humility How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are Andrew Solomon  This video is more about humility in life than humility in psychology. It's a fantastic video though.
Humility Humble Leadership Ed Schein and Karen May  
I/O Psych in General A Day in the Life of an I-O Psychologist various a powerpoint with the audio from a panel discussion overlayed) that talks about what a life in the day as an I/O psychologist looks like
Integrity When to take a stand — and when to let it go Ash Beckham Ash Beckham recently found herself in a situation that made her ask: who am I? She felt pulled between two roles — as an aunt and as an advocate. Each of us feels this struggle sometimes, she says — and offers bold suggestions for how to stand up for your moral integrity when it isn’t convenient.
Integrity Building integrity -- keeping promises Erick Rainey  
Integrity the Struggle for Honesty, Decency and Integrity in Modern America Dr Cornel West  Cornel West is known for being a bit of a controversial figure, so I'd recommend that you take a look first. Dr West's speech was delivered as the Ware Lecture to the 2015 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association
Integrity/Values Mitt Romney on Leadership: Know Your Values Mitt Romney  
Justice Organizational Commitment Organizational Justice and Work Family Interface Mike Hanson  
Leveraging Strengths  Change your career by stepping into your strengths at work  Lisa Cummings   
Leveraging Strengths  Career Pivot: Leverage Your Strengths Jody Greenstone Miller part 1 of 5, each about 3-ish minutes
Living in the moment (Mindfullness Connection) In praise of slowness Carl Honore  
Millenials in the Workplace Managing Millennials in the Workplace Dr. Elliot Lasson powerpoint with lecture audio overlayed
Perserverance/Grit Grit: The power of passion and perseverance Angela Lee Duckworth  
Personality The Science of Personality (Edited) various interesting documentary on what personality means by a personality assessment and leadership development consulting firm (Hogan Assessments) that works as a pretty good primer of social psychology blended with basic I/O psychology.
Positive Ethics Ethics in the Workplace Gael O'Brien  
Positive Psychology The new era of positive psychology Martin Seligman  
Virtuousness Positive Psychology Experts Discuss Hedonism, Eudaimonia and the Virtuous Organization Dr. Kim Cameron, Dr. Veronika Huta, Hardy Premsukh Guests were speakers and exhibitors at the 2016 Canadian Positive Psychology Association’s national conference; Only issue it that it's a podcast with just a static background added
Positive Organizational Practices Building a psychologically safe workplace Amy Edmondson  
Compassion Changing Culture in the Workplace: Empathy & Compassion in Society Richard Barrett