Broad, multidisciplinary methods
Our researchers span multiple disciplines, bringing a range of psychological and sociological perspectives to the study of the workplace. Our research is regularly published in leading journals that represent our diverse set of disciplines, topics, and methodologies.
The breadth of our interests lets us study the dynamics between people and work at multiple levels from the individual to the organization to broader social processes. At one end of the spectrum, we study psychological processes relevant to individuals’ attitudes, cognitions, and behavior in organizations. At the other end, we work to understand how organizational culture, organizational practices, and broader regulatory and social processes affect workers, careers, organizational performance, and social inequality. Our faculty come from the following disciplines:
Courses with your career and future in mind.
ILR offers a Doctor of Philosophy in ILR (PhD) with a major in Organizational Behavior - an academic degree for advanced students planning to work in research and educational fields involving organizational studies.
ILR courses focus on state-of-the-art OB principles and practices. The courses also are designed to provide broader business knowledge and promote the development of professional skills critical to success across a wide range of careers.