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

Strategic Direction

ISSN: 0258-0543

Publication date: 19 October 2010

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.

Keywords

Citation

by Juliet Norton, I. (2010), "Interview with Nicky Garcea, Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Consulting Director of CAPP (Centre of Applied Positive Psychology)", Strategic Direction, Vol. 26 No. 11, pp. 35-38. https://doi.org/10.1108/02580541011087981

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2010, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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