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SIOPSA and IPM signs partnership agreement

The Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa (SIOPSA) and The Institute of People Management (IPM) have signed a partnership agreement aimed at the development and enhancement of a humane and progressive workplace and worker experience by all workers in South Africa.

Mental health in the workplace: A complete guide

Mental health in the workplace: A complete guide The rate of mental illnesses in the work place have increased over the years, mental illness in the workplace leads to decreased productivity, absenteeism, poor work quality and a negative attitude from employees. This...

Productivity in your Personal and Professional Life

Productivity in your Personal and Professional life by Senzekile Shongwe Recruitment and Training at THE SOUTH AFRICAN DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY GROUP Being productive means getting things done and focusing on what you need to focus on at the time that you need to focus...

Celebrating our Heritage!

by Dr Sane Moleko SIOPSA Executive Member: Brand and Marketing Heritage Day is celebrated on 24 September and is an opportunity for South Africans to acknowledge, embrace and share the diversity of cultures, traditions, beliefs, languages and so much more that forms...

Diversity is heritage, proposals to amend the Employment Equity Act

Heritage month is our annual reminder of the diverse heritage of the South Africa population, and accordingly, of South African workplaces. In the workplace content, the Employment Equity Act protects heritage by prohibiting unfair discrimination on a number of grounds, including race, ethnic or social origin, colour, and language. Unfair discrimination is prohibited, but fair discrimination, is not. Included in fair discrimination is the taking of affirmative action measures. We asked an labour law expert, what should possibly change.

Leading With Compassion During The Pandemic

Employers and employees alike will experience the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic long after lockdown regulations have been relaxed. As businesses return to the new normal, Dr Natasha Winkler-Titus, president of Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology in...

WOMEN’S MONTH 2020 – IT’S A WRAP, BUT FAR FROM OVER

It’s a wrap! But far from over… Thank you to those who joined us during women’s month – August 2020 During the month of August, SIOPSA celebrated women through the lens of work psychology.  We are extremely proud of all the SIOPSA members who stood up and...