The Alliance for Organizational Psychology was founded by the Organizational Psychology Division (Division 1) of the International Association for Applied Psychology, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology. The mission of the AOP is to support and advance the science and practice of organizational psychology world-wide, and to expand its scope of application and contribution to society to improve the quality of working life.
The goals of the Alliance are to:
Enhance the contributions of organizational psychology to global society through improvements to the quality of work life and the effectiveness of individuals and organizations;
Develop more effective communication and collaboration among the federated societies;
Advance the science and practice of organizational, industrial, and work psychology internationally.