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Interview with Nicky Garcea, Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Consulting Director of CAPP (Centre of Applied Positive Psychology)

Interview with Nicky Garcea, Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Consulting Director of CAPP... Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide an interview with Nicky Garcea, Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Consulting Director of the Centre of Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP ). Design/methodology/approach – This briefing is prepared by an independent interviewer. Findings – Nicky is involved in taking a whole system approach to business issues, working with the CAPP team to develop approaches to a variety of projects, including strengths‐based role profiling, assessment center design, and manager and leadership development. Her particular areas of expertise include strengths‐based selection and recruitment, leadership development and performance management. She is experienced in using positive psychology in the workplace. Practical implications – The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations. Social implications – The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that can have a broader social impact. Originality/value – The paper provides useful insights into the use of positive psychology in the workplace, with a view to benefiting staff. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Strategic Direction Emerald Publishing

Interview with Nicky Garcea, Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Consulting Director of CAPP (Centre of Applied Positive Psychology)

Strategic Direction , Volume 26 (11): 4 – Oct 19, 2010

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2010 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0258-0543
DOI
10.1108/02580541011087981
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide an interview with Nicky Garcea, Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Consulting Director of the Centre of Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP ). Design/methodology/approach – This briefing is prepared by an independent interviewer. Findings – Nicky is involved in taking a whole system approach to business issues, working with the CAPP team to develop approaches to a variety of projects, including strengths‐based role profiling, assessment center design, and manager and leadership development. Her particular areas of expertise include strengths‐based selection and recruitment, leadership development and performance management. She is experienced in using positive psychology in the workplace. Practical implications – The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations. Social implications – The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that can have a broader social impact. Originality/value – The paper provides useful insights into the use of positive psychology in the workplace, with a view to benefiting staff.

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Strategic DirectionEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 19, 2010

Keywords: Management development; Learning; Leadership development; Occupational psychology

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