LU scholar named Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
- Scholar Updates
Issue No. 139 May 2023
Prof Mike Crant, Distinguished Research Scholar of the Faculty of Business of Lingnan University, has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).
Prof Crant pioneered the idea of proactive personality (Bateman & Crant, 1993), which has emerged as an important construct in the field of organisational behaviour. He is also one of the creators of the Proactive Personality Scale, a widely-used measure of proactivity in the field. According to Google Scholar, he has about 22,000 citations to his work as of this writing.
SIOP is a membership organisation for those practising and teaching industrial and organisational psychology (I-O psychology) and fellowship is one of its highest honours.