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About the Worcpsylab

The members of the WOrC Psy Lab are developing research in work and organizational psychology. WOrC Psy Lab means Work, Organizational and Career Psychology Lab. Its members develop fundamental and applied research in work, organizational and vocational psychology.  This includes the study of psychosocial principles and processes at work, human functioning within organizations and how to manage one's career and professional transitions. Specifically, the main research interests of the WORC lab members are:


  • Aging and age management at work

  • Discrimination in the workplace

  • Emotions and emotional intelligence during job stransitions

  • Emotional labor

  • Gender and work

  • Health and well-being at work

  • Job strain

  • Job transition

  • Organizational dehumanization

  • Perceived organizational/supervisor support

  • Person-environment fit

  • Professional recognition

  • Social diversity and minorities’ integration

  • Unemployment as a stigmata

  • Vocational interests

  • Work behaviors (e.g., presenteeism, green behaviors at work)

  • Work engagement


The WOrC Psy Lab members are engaged in both basic and applied research on these topics.

The WOrC Psy Lab is based within the Institute of Research in Psychological Sciences at the UCLouvain, Belgium.

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