Alyce Dickinson

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Alyce Dickinson
(269) 387-4473
3744 Wood Hall, Mail Stop 5439
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Department of Psychology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5439 USA
  • Ph.D., Applied Behavior Analysis, Western Michigan University, 1985
  • M.A., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University,1978
  • B.A., Psychology, Lycoming College, 1974
Teaching interests: 
  • Behavior analysis research
  • Industrial/Organizational and health psychology practicum
  • Psychology of work
Research interests: 
  • Organizational behavior management and systems analysis
  • The effects of monetary incentives on employee productivity, quality and satisfaction
  • The impact that extrinsic award systems have on intrinsic motivation

Dr. Alyce M. Dickinson is a professor for the Department of Psychology at Western Michigan University and a Fellow of Division 25, Behavior Analysis, American Psychological Association. She is a member of the industrial/organizational psychology and behavior analysis faculty.

She has received the:

  • A Lifetime Achievement Award by the Organizational Behavior Management Network (2013)
  • The Teaching Excellence Award from Western Michigan University's Alumni Association (2000)
  • The Outstanding Contributions Award from the Organizational Behavior Management Network (1995)

She served as an associate editor for the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management for 17 years and continues to serve on the editorial board. She has also served on the editorial boards of The Behavior Analyst and the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. Her specializations include performance management and organizational systems analysis.

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