Industrial psychology

Leoni van der Vaart

Leoni completed her Master’s degrees in Human Resource Management and Industrial/Organisational Psychology and a joint PhD in the field of Industrial/Organisational Psychology with KU Leuven (Belgium) and the North-West University (South Africa). Her research focuses on understanding employee/job seeker attitudes and behaviour from a motivational perspective. Leoni also has a keen interest in psychometrics and quantitative research methodology. She has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented several papers at conferences, both locally and internationally 

Sebastiaan Rothmann

Prof. Ian Rothmann’s research interest is the assessment and development of human potential and flourishing in institutions within multicultural contexts. After completing his PhD, he focused on burnout, stress, coping and suicide within multicultural organisational contexts.

Lené Graupner

Lené Graupner is a registered industrial psychologist and deputy director at the School of Industrial Psychology and Human Resource Management on the North-West University’s Potchefstroom Campus. Her career started in the South African Police Service (SAPS) where she was responsible for the management of the well-being of police personnel in the North West Province.