Emeritus Professor Peter Warr

BA, PhD

Management School

Emeritus Professor

P.Warr@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 3231

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Emeritus Professor Peter Warr
Management School
E010
Sheffield University Management School
Conduit Road
Sheffield
S10 1FL
Profile

Peter Warr is an Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Work Psychology.

Areas of expertise

  • Factors influencing happiness and unhappiness
  • Motivation, personality and behaviour
  • Age differences in employment
Qualifications
  • BA, University of Cambridge
  • PhD, University of Sheffield
  • Spearman Medal of the British Psychological Society for distinguished research
  • Presidents’ Award of the British Psychological Society for outstanding contributions to psychological knowledge
  • Chartered Psychologist
Research interests
  • Worker happiness and unhappiness
  • Motivation and engagement
  • Self-employed workers’ motives and happiness
  • Person-job fit
Publications

Books

Journal articles

Chapters

Conference proceedings papers

  • Warr P (2009) A model of mental health and work attitudes. Contemporary Ergonomics 1984-2008: Selected Papers and an Overview of the Ergonomics Society Annual Conference (pp 75-84) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Warr P & Patterson MG (2008) Environmental features, personal judgements, values and well-being. Environmental features, personal judgements, values and well-being RIS download Bibtex download
  • Warr P (1998) Age, work, and mental health. IMPACT OF WORK ON OLDER ADULTS (pp 252-296) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Warr P (1995) In what circumstances does job performance vary with age?. WORK AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: EUROPEAN CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE NINETIES (pp 1-13) RIS download Bibtex download
  • WARR P (1992) JOB FEATURES AND EXCESSIVE STRESS. PREVENTION OF MENTAL ILL HEALTH AT WORK: A CONFERENCE (pp 40-49) RIS download Bibtex download
Professional activities
  • Honorary Fellow of the British Psychological Society
  • Fellow of the International Association of Applied Psychology
  • Fellow of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Foreign Affiliate of the American Psychological Association