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Harnessing Appreciative Inquiry and Job Crafting for Belonging, Health and Flourishing in the Workplace and Beyond

Positive PsyDays and Worker Wellbeing Lab (research.cgu.edu/worker-wellbeing) present the Inauguration Keynote by Katya Pogrebtsova, MA, ABD.

How can organizations empower employees to promote belonging, health, and flourishing in their work and lives?

In this talk, Katya Pogrebtsova will present her latest research that explores the mechanisms of change, benefits, and challenges of facilitating job crafting via Appreciative Inquiry. The talk will highlight findings from two qualitative intervention studies and present recommendations to help researchers and practitioners harness the power of Appreciative Inquiry combined with job crafting to create a more flourishing world.

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Katya is an Industrial-Organizational Psychology Consultant and PhD Candidate at the University of Guelph in Dr. M. Gloria Gonzalez-Morales’ former Lab. In her research, Katya uses qualitative and longitudinal methods to produce insights for health and wellbeing promotion in organizations, communities, and schools. Katya’s research has been published in peer reviewed journals such as Stress & Health, the International Journal of Selection & Assessment, and Prevention Science, and presented at international conferences such as the Academy of Management and the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology. As a consultant and speaker, Katya has delivered customized, evidence-based workshops and solutions to organizations, schools, and universities to promote performance, mindfulness, health, meaningful work, and overall flourishing in life.