Welcome to Waterloo Organizational Research and Consulting Group (WORC Group)

Since 1990 the Waterloo Organizational Research and Consulting (WORC) Group has been providing management consulting services to businesses and public sector organizations. Our team comprises faculty members and graduate students of the Industrial/Organizational area of Waterloo's highly respected Department of Psychology. The wide range of our members' expertise spans topics in:

  • Leadership
  • Motivation
  • Change management
  • Employee engagement
  • Staffing
  • Diversity
  • Negotiation
  • Cross-cultural challenges
  • Strategic human resources

In our university's strategic plan and mission,

Waterloo improves the world we live in through both basic and advanced research and discovery, putting knowledge and innovation to work on challenges and opportunities of global scope and significance.

The WORC Group contributes to this mission by addressing the specific concerns of organizations in our region, applying the best contemporary knowledge available and the most suitable methods tailored to individual needs.