SIOPSA OVERVIEW

Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa

SIOPSA is a member-based, non-profit organisation established to enhance the Industrial and Organisational Psychology profession in South Africa. As human behaviour specialists in a workplace, SIOPSA translates the scientific body of industrial and organisational (IO) psychology knowledge into fit-for-purpose practices to promote business objectives, and help employees flourish. To this end, SIOPSA exists to serve its members and strives to create conditions in which IO psychologists will be able to deliver efficient and effective services to the benefit of all in South Africa.

Vision

  • To establish the benefits of IO Psychology as a profession and SIOPSA as the leading professional society on “people matters” in the workplace.
  • To create a professional society with which all current and future IO Psychologists in our country want to be associated.
  • To establish SIOPSA as a self-regulatory body for IO Psychologists in South Africa.
  • To run SIOPSA based on effective business principles, with services, to its members and other stakeholders.

Mission

Our mission is to help develop a fair and humane work environment, enabling people to reach their full potential and experience a high quality of work life in South Africa. To this end, the Society strives to create conditions in which Industrial and Organisational Psychologists will be able to deliver efficient and effective services to the benefit of all in South Africa.