Published In

Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-2018

Abstract

Credibility and trustworthiness are the bedrock upon which any science is built. The strength of these foun-dations has been increasingly questioned across the sciences as instances of research misconduct and mounting concerns over the prevalence of detrimental research practices have been identified. Conse-quently, the purpose of this paper is to encourage our scientific community to positively and proactively en-gage in efforts that foster a healthy and robust I-O psychology. We begin by advancing six defining princi-ples that we believe reflect the values of robust science and offer criteria for evaluating proposed efforts to change scientific practices. Recognizing that the contemporary scientific enterprise is a complex and di-verse network of actors and institutions, we then conclude by identifying 12 stakeholders who play im-portant roles in achieving a culture of robust science in I-O psychology and offer recommendations for ac-tions we can take as members of these groups to strengthen our science.

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Copyright © 2017 Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. This is an Open Access article, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution licence (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

DOI

10.1017/iop.2017.55

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/24562

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