Welcome to the Workplace Psychology Laboratory

The Workplace Psychology Laboratory at the University of Michigan is a dynamic research hub dedicated to understanding the intricacies of human behavior within organizational settings. Led by esteemed faculty and driven by a multidisciplinary approach, the lab investigates topics such as leadership, teamwork, diversity, and employee well-being. Through cutting-edge research methodologies, including experimental studies and field observations, the lab aims to uncover practical insights that can enhance organizational effectiveness and promote positive work environments. By collaborating with industry partners and fostering a vibrant community of scholars and students, the Workplace Psychology Laboratory strives to advance knowledge in the field and empower organizations to thrive in today’s complex world.

Our Lab Team

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Research Areas

Job Satisfaction

Organizational Justice Theory


Recent Publications

Smith, J. A., & Johnson, L. K. (2023). The impact of leadership styles on employee motivation: A meta-analysis. Journal of Organizational Psychology, 45(2), 201-215.

Chang, S. Y., & Williams, R. D. (2023). Work-life balance and its influence on job satisfaction among healthcare professionals. International Journal of Applied Psychology, 35(4), 432-447.