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Zyl, dr. L.E. van (Lew)

Assistant professor

Presence: Mo - Fri
Room: Cubicus B 116
Phone number: +31 53 489 65 71 or  +31 53 489 4470 (secr.)
Email: l.e.vanzyl@utwente.nl

Expertise

Llewellyn (Lew) van Zyl (PhD) is currently an assistant professor in psychology with the Department of Psychology, Health and Technology at the University of Twente, in  Enschede. He also holds an extraordinary professorship in Industrial Psychology with the North-West University (VTC) where he leads the Optimizing Performance Sub-Programme of the Optentia Research Focus Area. Professionally, Lew also acts as the past president for the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa.

Academically, he has completed a Doctorate degree in the field of Industrial Psychology, specialising in the development and evaluation of Positive Psychological Interventions aimed happiness under the supervision of Prof. Sebastiaan Rothmann. He also holds a Master of Commerce, an Honours and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Psychology, which were obtained from the North-West University (cum laude) at the top of his class. These qualifications provided him with a means to register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a psychologist (cat: industrial).

Further, Llewellyn is a respected researcher and published author of various scientific articles and specialist books. Within the scientific community he is known for his academic work as Associate Editor of the South African Journal of Industrial Psychology as well as his work on the editorial board for various high impact journals. Llewellyn has extensive experience within the tertiary educational environment (as a lecturer and researcher), as well as within the private and public sectors (as a consultant). Llewellyn has a passion for Online Positive Psychological Interventions aimed at talent development. Specifically, strengths-based people development, strengths-based coaching psychology, happiness at work, e-Health interventions and social media. As of 1 January 2017, Llewellyn holds the ranking as a C2 rated researcher with the National Research Foundation within South Africa.

Education

  • Ph.D Industrial Psychology, (2012), North-West University, South Africa
  • M.Com Industrial Psychology (cum laude) (2009), North-West University, South Africa
  • Honours B.com Industrial Psychology (cum laude), (2008), North-West University, South Africa
  • B.com Behavioural Sciences (cum laude), (2007), North-West University, South Africa

Research projects

  • Project 1:  Mental Health and Identity of industrial and organizational psychologists within South Africa
  • Project 2: Measuring and Managing Performance within the South African Context
  • Project 3: The Grit / Performance narrative within global contexts                
  • Project 4: Conceptualising, measuringing and managing Flourishing@Work
  • Project 5: The development and evaluation of Online Positive Psychological Interventions aimed at Flourishing@Work

Functions

  • Assistant Professor: University of Twente, NL
  • Extraordinary Professor: North-West University, South Africa
  • Associate Editor: South African Journal of Industrial Psychology
  • Past President: Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa
  • Editorial Board Member: Journal of Corporate Responsibility and Leadership
  • Editorial Board Member: International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • Registered Psychologist (Category: Industrial – PS 011 2780) with the Health Professions Council of South Africa
  • Member of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAPsy)
  • Member of the International Association of Analytical Psychology (IAAP) 
  • Registered private practice (Category: Psychologist) with the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF)
  • Member of Golden Key international honour society
  • Executive Committee Member of the Society of Industrial/Organisational Psychology South Africa (SIOPSA)    
  • Section editor for the South African Journal of Industrial Psychology (SAJIP)
  • Section editor for the Journal of transdiciplinary research (JTR)
  • Associate member of the International Society for Coaching Psychology
  • Honorary Member: Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa

Publications

CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS
2017

Van Zyl, L. E. (In review).  The psychometric properties of the mental health continuum short form in selected organisational contexts. Social Indicators Research.

Van Zyl, L. E., & Stander, M. (In review). Saving the saviours: An investigation of the mental health of I/O psychologists in South Africa. Journal of positive psychology

Van Zyl, L. E., & Stander, M. (In Review). Re-conceptualising I/O Psychology in South Africa. Journal of applied psychology.

Chauvet, I., Von den Ohe, H., & Van Zyl, L. E. (In review).  A model for turnover intentions within South Africa. South African Journal of Industrial Psychology.

2016

Olckers, C. & Van Zyl, L. E. (2016). The relationship between employment equity perceptions and psychological ownership: the role of ethnicity. Social Indicators Research, 120(1), 1-15. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11205-015-0972-z

Stander, F. W., & Van Zyl, L. E. (2016). See you at the game: motivation for sport consumption and intrinsic psychological reward of premier football league spectators in South Africa. South African Journal of Industrial Psychology. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 42(1), Art. #1302, 18 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajip.v41i1.1302  

Stander, F. W., Van Zyl, L. E., & Motaung, K. (2016). Promoting fan engagement: An exploration of the fundamental motives for sport consumption amongst premier league football spectators. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 26(4), 309-315. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14330237.2016.1208920

Van Zyl, L. E., Coetzee, E., Stander, M., & Rothmann, S. (2016). Conceptualizing the professional identity of industrial or organization psychologists within the South African context. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 42(1), Art. #1326, 18 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajip.v42i1.1379    

2015

Queiros, D. R., de Villiers, M. R., van Zyl, C., Conradie, N., & van Zyl, L. E. (2015). Rich environments for active Open Distance Learning: Looks good in theory but is it really what learners want?. Progressio, 37(2), 79-100. http://goo.gl/rFoIHJ

De Beer, M., Van der Westhuizen, S., Bekwa, N., Van Zyl, L. E., & Sadiki, M. (2015). Teaching research methodology in an online ODL environment: strategies followed and lessons learnt. South African Journal of Higher Education, 29(2), 56-81. http://goo.gl/Lt21Ot

Bester, J., Stander, M.W., & Van Zyl, L.E. (2015). Leadership empowering behaviour, psychological empowerment, organisational citizenship behaviours and turnover intention in a manufacturing division. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 41(1), Art. #1215, 14 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajip.v41i1.1215

Coetzee, M., & Van Zyl, L. E. (2015). The South African Journal of Industrial and Organisational Psychology in 2015.  SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 41(1), Art. #1297, 18 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajip.v41i1.1297  

2014

Dibley, J., Viviers, R., & Van Zyl, L. E. (2014). A preliminary study: Perceived transformational leadership style and the relationship with work engagement within the South African Army. South African Journal of Labour relations, 38(1), 54-63.

Van Zyl, L. E. & Rothmann, S. (2014). Towards Happiness Interventions: Construct Clarification and Intervention Methodologies. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 24(2), 327-341. https://goo.gl/r85J0f

Coetzee, M., & Van Zyl, L. E. (2014). A review of a decade’s scholarly publications (2004–2013) in the South African Journal of Industrial Psychology. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/ SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 40(1), Art. #1227, 16 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajip.v40i1.1227 

Coetzee, M., & Van Zyl, L. E. (2014). South African Journal of Industrial Psychology: Reviewing 2014. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 40(1), Art. #1245, 5 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajip.v40i1.1245

2013

Van Zyl, L. E., & Stander, M. W. (2013). Unpacking the meaning of sense of coherence in transcultural management. SA Journal of Human Resource Management, 11(1), 1-2.

Van Zyl, L.E. (2013). Seligman’s flourishing: An appraisal of what lies beyond happiness. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 39(2), Art. #1168, 3 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajip.v39i2.1168

Mayer, C-H., & Van Zyl, L. E. (2013). Perspectives of female leaders on sense of coherence and mental health in an engineering environment. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 39(2), Art. #1097, 11 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/
sajip.v39i2.1097

Coetzee, M., & Van Zyl, L. E. (2013). Advancing research in industrial and organisational psychology. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 39(1), Art. #1174, 4 pages.http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajip.v39i1.1174

2012

Van Zyl, L. E., & Rothmann, S. (2012). Beyond smiling: the evaluation of a positive psychological intervention aimed at student happiness. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 22(3), 369-384. http://goo.gl/ZLpLrY

Van Zyl, L. E., & Rothmann, S. (2012). Flourishing of students in a tertiary education institution in South Africa. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 22(4), 593-599. http://goo.gl/Yg6nqU  

2010

Gouws, C., Moeketsi, I., Motloung, S., Tempelhoff, J., Van Greuning, G., & Van Zyl, L. (2010). SIBU and the crisis of water service delivery in Sannieshof, North West Province. TD: The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa, 6(1), 25-56. https://goo.gl/oKUPl3

Van Zyl, L. E., Deacon, E., & Rothmann, S. (2010). Towards happiness: Experiences of work-role fit, meaningfulness and work engagement of industrial/organisational psychologists in South Africa. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 36(1), Art. #890, 10 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajip.v36i1.890  

CHAPTERS IN PEER REVIEWED SCHOLARLY SPECIALIST BOOKS
2017

Olckers, C., & Van Zyl, L. E. (In editing). Measuring psychological ownership: A critical review. In C. Olckers, L. E. van Zyl & L. Van Der Vaart (Eds.), Psychological Ownership: Theoretical perspectives and applications for multi-cultural contexts. New York, NY: Springer.

Olckers, C., Van Zyl, L. E., & Van Der Vaart, L. (In editing). Future perspectives on psychological ownership within multi-cultural contexts. In C. Olckers, L. E. van Zyl & L. Van Der Vaart (Eds.), Psychological Ownership: Theoretical perspectives and applications for multi-cultural contexts. New York, NY: Springer.

Olckers, C., George, K., & Van Zyl, L. E. (In editing). Work engagement, psychological ownership and happiness in the professional services industry in South Africa. In C. Olckers, L. E. van Zyl & L. Van Der Vaart (Eds.), Psychological Ownership: Theoretical perspectives and applications for multi-cultural contexts. New York, NY: Springer.

Van Zyl, L. E. & Van der Vaart, L. (In editing). An evidence-based guide to psychological ownership development through positive psychological interventions. In C. Olckers, L. E. van Zyl & L. Van Der Vaart (Eds.), Psychological Ownership: Theoretical perspectives and applications for multi-cultural contexts. New York, NY: Springer.

2016

Jorgensen, L. I., Van Zyl, L. E., & Stander, M. W. (2016). Training emerging psychologists as multi-cultural contextual coaches. In L.E Van Zyl, M.W. Stander, & A. Odendaal, A. (Eds.), Coaching psychology: Meta-theoretical perspectives and applications in multi-cultural contexts. New York, NY: Springer. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-31012-1_15 

Van Zyl, L. E., Motschnig-Pitrik, R. & Stander, M. W. (2016). Exploring positive psychology and person-centered psychology in coaching. In L.E Van Zyl, M.W. Stander, & A. Odendaal, A. (Eds.), Coaching psychology: Meta-theoretical perspectives and applications in multi-cultural contexts. New York, NY: Springer. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-31012-1_15

Van Zyl, L. E., & Stander, M. W. (2016). The future of multi-cultural coaching psychology. In L.E Van Zyl, M.W. Stander, & A. Odendaal, A. (Eds.), Coaching psychology: Meta-theoretical perspectives and applications in multi-cultural contexts. New York, NY: Springer. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-31012-1_18

2014

Van Zyl, L. E. & Stander, M. W. (2014). Flourishing interventions: A practical guide to student development (pp. 265 – 276). In M. Coetzee (Ed.), Psycho-social career meta-capacities: Dynamics of contemporary career development. New York, NY: Springer. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-00645-1_14

2013

Van Zyl, L. E. & Stander, M. W. (2013). A Strengths-Based Approach Towards Coaching in a Multicultural Environment (pp. 245 – 257). In J. White, R. Motching & M. Lux (Eds.), Theory and Practice of the Person-Centered Approach - Interconnections Beyond Psychotherapy. New York, NY: Springer. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4614-7141-7_17

SPECIALIST BOOKS
Van Zyl, L. E., Stander, M. W., & Odendaal, A. (2016). Coaching psychology: Meta-theoretical perspectives and applications in multi-cultural contexts. New York, NY. Springer. http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-31012-1

Olckers, C., Van Zyl, L. E., & Van Der Vaart, L. (In editing). Psychological Ownership: Theoretical perspectives and applications for multi-cultural contexts. New York, NY. Springer.

Van Zyl, L. E., & Rothmann, S. (Proposal). Positive psychological interventions: Theoretical advancements, methodologies and intervention protocols. New York, NY. Springer.

CHAPTERS IN TEXTBOOKS

Van Zyl, L. E. (2016). Power and politics. In S.P. Robbins, A. Odendaal, & G. Roodt (Ed.), Organizational behaviour: Global and Southern African perspectives (3rd Edition). South Africa, Pearson Education Southern Africa.

TEXTBOOK COMPILATIONS

Van Zyl, L. E. (2013). Research methodology for economic and management sciences. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Education International. http://goo.gl/UzcEtx

GUEST EDITORSHIP

Van Zyl, L.E., & Rothmann, S. (2012). Positive Organisational Behaviour. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 39(2). http://sajip.co.za/index.php/sajip/issue/view/108

DISSERTATIONS / THESIS

Van Zyl. L. E. (2012). The development and evaluation of positive psychological interventions aimed at happiness. (Unpublished Doctoral Thesis). North-West University. http://goo.gl/i0UD6S

Van Zyl, L. E. (2009). Work-role fit, meaningfulness and engagement of industrial/organisational           psychologists in South Africa. (Unpublished Masters Dissertation). North-West University. http://goo.gl/Gc4rwk

Van Zyl, L. E. (2008). The relationship between job characteristics, work-home interference, general health and organisational commitment in the South African earth moving industry. (Unpublished Honours research project). North-West University.

PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS / PRESENTATIONS

2017

Van Zyl, L. E., Van der Vaart, L. & Stemmet, L. (2017). Positive psychological interventions aimed at enhancing psychological ownership. 1st Pan African Conference on Psychology, in Durban.

Van Zyl, L. E. & Botha,E., & Stander, M. (2017). Unlocking the mental health of industrial and organisational psychologists in South Africa. 1st Pan African Conference on Psychology, in Durban.

2016

Botha, E., Van Zyl, L. E., & Wondergem, H. (2016, July). Personal branding of psychologists. Research paper to be presented at the 29th International Congress of Applied Psychology in Japan.

Van Zyl, L. E., Jorgensen, L. I., & Stander, M. W. (2016, July). Emerging psychologists as multi-cultural contextual coaches. Research paper to be presented at the 29th International Congress of Applied Psychology in Japan.

Van Zyl, L. E., Stander, M., & Coetzee, E. (2016). Conceptualizing the professional identity of industrial and organization psychologists within the South African context. Research paper to be presented at the 29th International Congress of Applied Psychology in Japan.

2014

Bester, J., Stander, M. W., & Van Zyl, L. E. (2014, July). Leadership empowerment, organisational citizenship behaviour and turnover intention in a manufacturing division. Research paper presented at the 16th Annual Society of Industrial / Organisational Psychologists in conference, Pretoria.

Coetzee, M., & Van Zyl, L. E. (2014, July). Advancing knowledge and evidence-based practice in industrial and organisational psychology: A review of a decade of scholarly publications (2004 – 2013) in the South African Journal of Industrial Psychology. Research paper presented at the 16th Annual Society of Industrial / Organisational Psychologists in conference, Pretoria.

Meyer, C-H., & Van Zyl, L. E. (2014, July). Female leadership perspectives on sense of coherence and mental health. Research paper presented at the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology in Paris, France.

Stander, A., & Van Zyl, L. E. (2014, July). Leadership and educators intention to leave: the role of psychological empowerment in selected schools. Research paper presented at the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology in Paris, France.

Van Zyl, L. E., & Stander, M. W. (2014, July). Caring for the caregiver: Affect, psychological meaningfulness, work engagement, life satisfaction and flourishing of organisational psychologists in South Africa. Research paper presented at the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology in Paris, France.

2013

Dibley, J., Viviers, R., & Van Zyl, L. E. (2013). Perceived transformational leadership style and the relationship with work engagement within the South African Army.  Research paper presented at the 16th annual European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology conference in Munster.

Queiros, D. R., de Villiers, M. R., van Zyl, C., Conradie, N., & van Zyl, L. E. (2013). Effective teaching strategies within an ODL module. Paper presented at the CSET Open Distance Learning Conference, Pretoria.

Queiros, D. R., de Villiers, M. R., van Zyl, C., Conradie, N., & van Zyl, L. E. (2013). Enhancing learner engagement, motivation and interactivity: the impact of different approaches to ODL study material. Research paper presented at the 2013 HELTASA Conference, Pretoria.

Stander, M. W., & Van Zyl, L. E. (2013, October). Developing young leaders: A strength-based coaching approach. Research paper presented at the 2nd Symposium on Positive Social Sciences, Vanderbijlpark.

Van Zyl, L. E. & Du Toit, D. (2013, July). Carl Jung’s contribution to positive organisational psychology. Research paper presented at the 15th Annual Society of Industrial / Organisational Psychologists in conference, Pretoria.

Van Zyl, L. E., Stander, M. W., & Coetzee, E. (2013, July). Identity in peril: the current state of industrial psychology. Research paper presented at the 15th Annual Society of Industrial / Organisational Psychologists in conference, Pretoria.

Van Zyl, L. E., Stander, M. W., & Coetzee, E. (2013, October). An investigation into the self-perceived mental health of industrial and organisational psychologists within South Africa. Research paper presented at the 2nd Symposium on Positive Social Sciences, Vanderbijlpark.

Van Zyl, L. E., Stander, M. W., Jorgensen, L. I., Venter, N., Guest, F., & Malan, D. J. (2013, July). Watering down the profession: the case of the industrial psychology intern. Research paper presented at the 15th Annual Society of Industrial / Organisational Psychologists in conference, Pretoria.

Van Zyl, L. E., Stander, M. W., Veldsman, T., Crous, F., Cilliers, F., & De Waal., B. (2013, July). The relevance of industrial psychology as a profession and a discipline in South Africa. Research paper presented at the 15th Annual Society of Industrial / Organisational Psychologists in conference, Pretoria.

2012

Van Zyl, L. E. & Rothmann, S. (2012, July). Beyond smiling: The development and evaluation of a positive psychological intervention aimed at flourishing. Research paper presented at the International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town.

Van Zyl, L. E. & Rothmann, S. (2012, July). Happiness and Interventions: A review. Research paper presented at the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Cape Town.

Van Zyl, L. E. & Stander, M. W. (2012, July). Coaching Africa: The strengths based coaching model in a multi-cultural environment. Research paper to be presented at the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Cape Town.

Van Zyl, L. E. & Stander, M. W. (2012, July). The strengths based coaching model. Research paper presented at the International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town.

2011

Van Zyl, L. E. & Stander, M. W. (2011, July). An analytical strength based approach towards coaching.  Research paper presented at the 12th annual Society of Industrial / Organisational Psychologists in conference, Johannesburg.

Van Zyl, L. E. (2011, April). An integrated strengths-based systems approach towards helping.  Research paper presented at the 1st annual South African Conference on Positive Social Sciences, Vanderbijlpark.

2010

Van Zyl, L. E. & Rothmann, S. (2010, July). Redefining the scope of practice: Work-role fit, meaningfulness and engagement of I/O psychologists in South Africa. Research paper presented at the 11th Annual Society of Industrial / Organisational Psychologists in conference, Johannesburg.

Van Zyl, L. E. (2010, February). Towards happiness:  The impact of engagement and meaningfulness as routes towards happiness. Research paper presented at the first annual Southern African Happiness Symposium, Vanderbijlpark.

Van Zyl, L. E. (2010, February). What if we were happy: Empirical validations of happiness interventions in South Africa. Research paper presented at the first annual Southern African Happiness Symposium, Vanderbijlpark.

2009

Gouws, C., Moeketsi, I., Motloung, S., Tempelhoff, J., Van Greuning, G., & Van Zyl. L. E. (2009, November).  ‘I hate it when people don’t like me’: SIBU and the crisis of water service delivery in Sannieshof, North-West Province. Research paper presented at the second annual symposium of the research niche for the Cultural Dynamics of Water, Vanderbijlpark.

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS PRESENTED AT PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCES

Van Zyl, L. E., & Stander, M. W. (2013, July). Eripiens potentia:  A practical guide to human potential development through positive psychology. Preconference workshop presented at the 15th Annual Society of Industrial / Organisational Psychologists in conference, Pretoria.

Van Zyl, L. E., & Stander, M. W. (2014, July). A man is judged by the quality of his abstract: Abstract writing for scientific conferences. Invited preconference workshop presented at the 16th Annual Society of Industrial / Organisational Psychologists in conference, Pretoria.

INVITED SPEAKER AT NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

2016

Van Zyl, L. E. (September, 2016). Psychology’s Ability / Responsibility. Invited speaker at the 22nd Annual Psychology Society of South Africa Conference, Johannesburg.

Van Zyl, L. E. (February, 2016). Building Positive Organisations. Invited speaker at the 3rd Annual Human Resource Summit, Johannesburg.

2015

Maree, D., Nel, J., Laher, S., Cooper, S., & Van Zyl, L. E. (July, 2015). Historical perspectives and implications of psychology within South Africa. Invited speaker at the 17th Annual Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology for South Africa Conference, Pretoria.

Van Zyl, L. E., Westraat, A., Lombard, A., Matlala, M., Nel, J. & Van Der Merwe, P. R. (September, 2015). Contemporary challenges for psychology within the South African context. Invited speaker at the 20th Annual Psychology Society of South Africa Conference, Johannesburg.

Van Zyl, L. E., Nel, J., Olivier, L., & Van Vuuren, L. (September, 2015). Ethical dilemmas within psychology. Invited speaker at the 20th Annual Psychology Society of South Africa Conference, Johannesburg.

Van Zyl, L. E. (September, 2015). Ethical challenges in independent practice. Invited speaker at the Fourth Annual Student in Psychology Conference, Polokwane.

Van Zyl, L. E., Stander, E., & Stander, W. (September, 2015). Happiness at work: a practical introduction to positive psychological intervention strategies aimed at human potential development. Invited workshop at the 21th Annual Psychology Society of South Africa Conference, Johannesburg.

2013

Van Zyl, L. E. (July, 2013). Towards the future: I/O Psychology in South Africa. Invited speaker at the Third Annual Student in Psychology Conference, Johannesburg.

INAUGURAL LECTURES / KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

2016

Van Zyl, L. E. (April, 2016). Building a successful career in the future world of work. Keynote address presented at the 2nd Annual Information and Communications Technology Conference of South Africa, Secunda.

2015

Van Zyl, L. E. (July, 2015). Personal entitlement: A barrier to professional success in industrial and organisational psychology. Inaugural presidential lecture at the 17th Annual Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology for South Africa Conference, Pretoria.

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

2017National Research Foundation – C2 Rating (NRF)

  • Received a C2 Rating as an Established Researcher with the National Research Foundation of South Africa.

2016North-West University’s Young Alumni Award of Excellence (NWU)

2016SIOPSA Honorary Membership Award (SIOPSA)

  • Honorary membership bestowed by the SIOPSA Executive for meritorious contribution and service to the discipline of Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa.

2013University of South Africa’s Academic Citizenship Award (UNISA)

  • Received UNISA’s Academic citizenship award for contributions to the development and growth of the profession of industrial and organisational psychology (IOP) through the involvement with various statutory, regulatory, professional and institutional bodies relating to IOP.

2012SIOPSA Presidential Award (SIOPSA)

  • The SIOPSA Presidential Award was bestowed for Outstanding Contributions to the Profession of Industrial and Organisational Psychology within South Africa during 2012.

2009 – Top Academic Performer in a Master’s Degree (North-West University)

  •  Award received for the highest academic performance within a Masters degree at the North-West University, South Africa.

2009 – Honorary Colours for Academic Achievement: Masters (North-West University)

  • Academic honorary colours were bestowed for distinguished academic achievement in the Masters Degree for Industrial Psychology at the North-West University, South Africa.

2008 – Honorary Colours for Academic Achievement: B.com Hons (North-West University)

  • Academic honorary colours were bestowed for distinguished academic achievement in the B.com Honours Degree for Industrial Psychology at the North-West University, South Africa.

2007 – Top Academic Performer Across All Faculties (North-West University)

  • Award received for the highest academic performance of a graduate student across all faculties at the North-West University, South Africa.

2007 – Honorary Colours for Academic Achievement: B.com (North-West University)

  • Academic honorary colours were bestowed for distinguished academic achievement in the B.com Degree in Behavioural Sciences at the North-West University, South Africa.

NOMINATIONS

2008 – Nominated and Finalist for the ABSA Bronze Medal for Research in the Field of Humanities