Faculty Profile

Dr. John Meyer

Dr. John Meyer




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Dr. John Meyer is professor and chair of the graduate program in industrial and organizational (I/O) psychology at The University of Western Ontario. His research interests include work motivation, commitment, leadership, and employee well-being. His work has been published in leading journals in the field of I/O psychology, management, and research methods, and has been cited more than 140,000 times according to Google Scholar. Dr. Meyer is also co-author of Commitment in the Workplace: Theory, Research and Application (Sage Publications, 1997) and Best Practices: Employee Retention (Carswell, 2000), editor of The Handbook of Employee Commitment (Edward Elgar, 2016), and co-editor of Commitment in Organizations: Accumulated Wisdom and New Directions (Routledge, 2009), and A Research Agenda for Employee Engagement in The Future World of Work (Edward Elgar, 2021). He has conduct seminars and workshops in Europe, Asia, and Australia. Dr. Meyer is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association, American Psychological Association, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, International Association of Applied Psychology, and Association for Psychological Science. In 2007, he was recognized by the Canadian Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology for his "distinguished contributions to Industrial-Organizational Psychology in Canada," and in 2012 was awarded the Helmuth Prize for Achievement in Research by Western University.