Current Status Of Research In Organizational And Work Psychology In Latin America

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Segundo Ortiz Cansaya , Franklin Antonio Gallegos-Erazo , Herbert Víctor Huaranga Rivera , Patricio Federico Lewis Zúñiga , Ana María Echeverría González


A documentary review was carried out on the production and publication of research papers related to the study of the variable Organizational and Work Psychology in Latin America. The purpose of the bibliometric analysis proposed in this document is to know the main characteristics of the volume of publications registered in Scopus database during the period 2016-2021 in Latin American countries, achieving the identification of 322 publications. The information provided by said platform was organized by means of tables and figures categorizing the information by Year of Publication, Country of Origin, Area of Knowledge and Type of Publication. Once these characteristics were described, the position of different authors regarding the proposed topic was referenced by means of a qualitative analysis. Among the main findings of this research, it is found that Brazil, with 178 publications, is the Latin American country with the highest production. The area of knowledge that made the greatest contribution to the construction of bibliographic material referring to the study of Organizational Psychology and work in Latin America was Medicine with 115 published documents, and the type of publication that was most used during the period mentioned above was the journal article, which represents 87% of the total scientific production.

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