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The Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology – JWOP – will mainly publish empirical research of interest for psychologists, and which represents a contribution to knowledge in all areas of which can be termed industrial, work and organizational psychology, human resource, organizational behavior, personnel psychology, as well as behavioral, cognitive and neuroscientific aspects of labor relations, ergonomics, and human factors. 

Exceptionally, the JWOP will consider review articles or theoretical contributions. The JWOP is a Spanish journal but does not wish itself to limit to Spanish contributions or Spanish-language contributors, wishing to have an international authorship.

The JWOP will mainly publish free unpublished original contributions but occasionally will also publish contributions requested from prestigious authors and special issues, although all contributions will undergo an external and anonymous peer review process.  Authors should not submit manuscripts simultaneously to multiple journals.

Not pretending to be exhaustive, topics covered by the JWOP  decision making, personnel ion, training, leadership, organizational change, organizational culture and climate, motivation, teamwork, occupational health, stress, job satisfaction, job performance, compensation, retirement and turnover, conflict and negotiation, work attitudes, work-family conciliation, economic utility, cross-cultural studies, methodological studies, manuscripts which develop new paradigms, models and theories, as well as articles dealing with the relationships between Work and Organizational Psychology and other disciplines such as Social Psychology and Cognitive Psychology.

Authors are not charged any fees or charges for manuscript processing and/or publishing in the journal.


ISSN: 1576-5962


DEPÓSITO LEGAL: M.37.437-1985


Web of Science (Clarivate) Impact Factor: 2.478
     Journal Citation Reports 2020. Applied Psychology: Ranking 51 de 83 (Q3)

Scopus CiteScore: 3.1
     Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management 2020: Ranking 65 de 200 (Q2)
     Social Psychology 2020: Ranking 88 de 269 (Q2)


Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology is indexed and abstracted in:


The Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology makes use of DOI, the international code allowing reliable and consistent access to content at any moment.


The Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology is published three times a year: April, August and December.


The Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology was founded in 1985, It’s the oldest Journal edited by Colegio Oficial de la Psicología de Madrid.


The dimensions of the journal are 21.5cm x 27.9cm and it is printed on acid-free permanent paper conforming to ISO 9706:1994.

The print run of Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology  is 500 copies.

Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology is available online at:


Works that are published in this journal are subject to the following terms:

1) Colegio Oficial de la Psicología de Madrid, as Publisher,  retains the proprietary rights (copyright) of published works, and favors and allows the reuse of the same under the license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. ©Colegio Oficial de la Psicología de Madrid.

2) The works are published in the online edition of the journal under a license Creative Commons Atribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivates 4.0 The articles may be copied, used, disseminated, provided that:

  • Atribution: Cite the authorship and the original source of the publication (journal, publisher, URL and DOI of the work).
  • NonCommercial:Are not used for commercial purposes.
  • NoDerivates: If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.
  • Mention the existence and specifications of this license for use.



Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology is an open access journal.

Conditions of pre-print self-archiving: Prior to final publication, it is advisable for authors to file their preprint version on their personal and institutional websites, scientific social networks, repositories, bibliographic managers... The preprint must include the following statement: "This is the electronic version of an article accepted for publication in Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology [year], now available online on the official website through its DOI:”. Once published, the authors must specify: "This is the electronic version of an article published in Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology [year]. The final version is available at the official website, on the date indicated in the preprint, through its DOI".

Conditions of post-print self-archiving: Authors are allowed to reuse published works, i.e. the post-print (final PDF version of the publisher) can be archived for non-commercial purposes, and authors are strongly recommended to deposit it in:

  • Social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn…).
  • Institutional repository of your University and public repositories (Mendeley, Cosis…).
  • Scientific social networks (ResearchGate,, Kudos...).
  • Personal or institutional website, blog, etc.
  • Google Scholar, ORCID, ResearchID, ScopusID...


Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology – JWOP is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

The journal authorizes authors to use published material, at any time and with no ment to seek permission, quoting the journal in which it was published (APA Standards), also is desirable including the link to the specific article webpage. As a courtesy, we would appreciate if you would inform Colegio Oficial de la Psicología de Madrid of such uses indicating the entity or person who will use the content, as well as its purpose.

For any other questions or additional information you can contact us at:


This journal uses different national and international repositories that host publications, inter alia, Clarivate Analytics, Scopus, Ebsco, Scielo, Procuest, Recyt, Redalyc or Dialnet.


Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology uses iThenticate® to detect plagiarism.



Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology subscribes to Ethical Standards of the American Psychological Association, and the legal framework of the the country where the research was developed.


Subscriptions are for a one-year period, from April to December. Prices for the year 2021 are:

Colegio Oficial de Psicólogos de Madrid Members: 33€
Member of other Colegios: 38,50€
Non-member individual: 49€
International subscriptions: 90.50€

Payment is by direct debit, credit card or bank transfer to bank ac: Banco Sabadell IBAN/BIC ES05 0081 0655 6700 0133 7537 / BSAB ESBB

To subscribe, send the completed subscription form with the receipt of payment or bank transfer to:
Departamento de Suscripciones. Colegio Oficial de la Psicología de Madrid.
Cuesta de San Vicente 4, 4ª pl. 28008 Madrid, España




If you require further information or assistance you can submit a query to María León to or Ana Isabel García: 

Colegio Oficial de Psicólogos de Madrid (Spain)

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