In a Nutshell: Issue 119  


Psychological ownership (PO) – the feeling that your job is yours – can yield multiple benefits for both employees and employers. This research uses semi-structured interviews to understand how to successfully leverage PO in the workplace, looking specifically at individuals at the start of their careers.

Reviewed by:

Jake Young, Research Associate

Jake joined the CIPD in 2018, having completed a master’s degree in Social Science Research Methods at the University of Nottingham. He also holds an undergraduate degree in Criminology and Sociology.

Jake’s research interests concern aspects of Diversity and Inclusion, such as inequality, gender and identity in the workplace. Jake is currently involved in the creation of a research project examining the effectiveness of organisational recruitment programmes and their relationship with workplace performance.

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