Manifesto for the future of work and organizational psychology

P. Matthijs Bal, Edina Dóci, Xander Lub, Yvonne G. T. Van Rossenberg, Sanne Nijs, Safâa Achnak, Rob B. Briner, Andy Brookes, Katharina Chudzikowski, Rein De Cooman, Sara De Gieter, Jeroen De Jong, Simon B. De Jong, Luc Dorenbosch, Motahareh Alsadat Ghoreishi Galugahi, Dieu Hack-Polay, Joeri Hofmans, Severin Hornung, Kudrat Khuda, Renze Klamer, John Mendy, Stefan T. Mol, Jose Navarro, Guy Notelaers, Carolin Ossenkop, Jennifer Pickett, Laura Röllmann, Zoe Sanderson, Joanna Sosnowska, Andromachi Spanouli, Tim Vantilborgh, Hans Van Dijk, Marino Van Zelst
  • European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, April 2019, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/1359432x.2019.1602041

Manifesto for a more sustainable future for work and organizational psychology

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Photo by Cathryn Lavery on Unsplash

What is it about?

This manifesto present 10 recommendations for a better future for the field of work and organizational psychology. It also present both short-term and long-term steps that can be taken by individuals and collectives to ensure a more sustainable future for the field.

Why is it important?

This manifesto is important not just for all work and organizational psychologists but also for anyone interested in improving our research, practices and academic institutions. Central to the manifesto are dignity and democracy which are needed to improve our universities.


Matthijs Bal
University of Lincoln

This piece is the result of discussion and work of many work and organizational psychologists in the field, and is aligned to the core principles of the FoWOP Movement. For more information, check the website

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The following have contributed to this page: Matthijs Bal, Joeri Hofmans, Stefan Mol, Dr José Navarro, and Dieu Hack-Polay