Research Handbook on Organizational Resilience


Research Handbook on Organizational Resilience

9781788112208 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Edward H. Powley, Graduate School of Defense Management, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California and Brianna Barker Caza and Arran Caza, Associate Professors, Department of Management, Bryan School of Business and Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, US
Publication Date: August 2020 ISBN: 978 1 78811 220 8 Extent: c 384 pp
This Research Handbook identifies how resilience has evolved as a critical theoretical concept in the organizational sciences. International resilience scholars conceptualize and explore the various ways resilience can be embedded in theory and practice, offering new and updated perspectives on the importance of resilience in multiple contexts.

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This Research Handbook identifies how resilience has evolved as a critical theoretical concept in the organizational sciences. International resilience scholars conceptualize and explore the various ways resilience can be embedded in theory and practice, offering new and updated perspectives on the importance of resilience in multiple contexts.
Sections cover the nature of resilience at employee, team and organizational levels; the processes and dynamics of resilience in different contexts; and the antecedents and outcomes of these forms of resilience. Chapters provide case studies and theoretical frameworks to bring clarity, covering stress and coping, diversity and resilience, crisis management, employee behaviour, continuity and development.
Organizational studies scholars interested in advancing theory and practice of resilience will find this Research Handbook includes a range of important considerations for the field. With application of several different levels of analysis, chapters discussing stress and coping will also appeal to those from a social psychology background.

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‘This wonderful and timely Handbook addresses a critical gap in organization studies. Research on resilience has grown very rapidly in recent years, resulting in an exciting but diffuse body of work. The Research Handbook on Organizational Resilience does a marvellous job of capturing the breadth of current research in the field, presented in a way that is easy to navigate. An important addition to the bookshelf of any organizational scholar!’
– Sally Maitlis, University of Oxford, UK

‘Resilience is so vital for individuals, teams, organizations, and economies. This Handbook is written by a highly-regarded group of scholars, who provide profound knowledge and rich insights on the conditions and implications of resilience across levels. This is one of the rare sources that truly broadens and deepens one’s understanding about the nature, ways, and consequences of responding to adverse events.’
– Avi Carmeli, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Powley, Caza, and Caza’s Research Handbook on Organizational Resilience is a monumental advance that is long overdue for the field. It comprehensively maps the contours of an elusive concept and sprawling body of research on organizational resilience with clarity, precision, and rigor while also imaginatively pointing to the future.’
– Timothy J. Vogus, Vanderbilt University, US

‘Resilience is here to stay as a central and significant topic in organizational research. The contents of this Research Handbook are a testimony to the importance and richness of this research domain. Despite the fact that the construct of organizational resilience is multi-layered and dynamic, this Research Handbook represents major forward progress in this critical research field. The Research Handbook on Organizational Resilience is the most extensive and comprehensive compilation of papers to ever address this topic. This Research Handbook is both a foundation and an accelerator of significant progress in understanding, appreciating and studying organizational resilience.’
– Jane Dutton, University of Michigan, US
Contributors include: E. Antonacopoulou, S. Baker, M.E. Baloochi, B. Barker Caza, M.A. Barton, T.E. Becker, T.W. Britt, K.S. Cameron, A. Caza, J. Chesley, M. Christianson, V. D’Avella, S. Erskine, M.L. Frigotto, F. Guarnieri, S.C. Hammond, J. Harris, S. Hartmann, E. Hayes James, M. Hernandez, M. Hess, M. Hoegl, E.M. Johnson, L. Jones Christensen, J.D. Kabongo, D. Karolidis, S.A. Kay, D.C. Kayes, J. Kuntz, M. Larsen, M. Linnenluecke, S. Malinen, C.L. McCluney, B. McKnight, K.L. Merlo, K. Naswall, L. Neville, V. Nilakant, M. Olekalns, E.H. Powley, S. Raetze, L.M. Roberts, G. Sawhney, J.P. Stephens, K. Sutcliffe, S. Travadel, F. Vouzas, B. Walker, M. Weiss, L.P. Wooten, J. Yoon

1. Introduction
Edward H. Powley

2. Resilience Capacity, Processes, and Demonstration at the Employee, Team, and Organizational Levels: A Multilevel Perspective
Thomas W. Britt and Gargi Sawhney

3. Resilient Personality: Is Grit a Source of Resilience?
Arran Caza, Brianna Caza, Mehri E. Baloochi

4. Team Resilience in Organizations: A Conceptual and Theoretical Discussion of a Team-Level Concept
Silja Hartmann, Matthias Weiss and Martin Hoegl

5. Reframing Resilience on Novelty and Change
Maria Laura Frigotto

6. Negotiation Resilience: A Framework for Understanding How Negotiators Respond to Adversity
Lukas Neville, Brianna Caza and Mara Olekahns

7. Emotion Regulation as a Process to Foster Resilience
Sophie Kay and Kelsey L. Merlo

8. From Parts to Whole: A Place for Individual Tacit Knowledge in Organizational Adaptability and Resilience
John Paul Stephens

9. Resilience of Entrepreneurs in Developing Economies
Thomas E. Becker and Jena Kabongo

10. Organizational Resilience: A Social Exchange Perspective
Morela Hernandez, Scott Baker, Megan Hess and Jared Harris

11. Unpacking the Critical Role of Firms in Community Resilience
Martina Linnenluecke and Brent McKnight

12. Enriching our Conceptual and Practical Understanding of Resilience through the Lens of Black Women at Work
Erica Johnson, Samantha Eskine and Laura Morgan Roberts

13. The Unfolding Process of Organizational Resilience in a Diversity Crisis: A Case Study of Racial Incidents at the University of Missouri
Courtney L. McCluney, Lynn Perry Wooten and Erika Hayes James

14. Learning Routines that Build Organizational Resilience
D. Christopher Kayes and Jeewhan Yoon

15. Lost Person Behavior as an Antecedent to Resilience
Lisa Jones Christensen, Scott C. Hammond and Merilee Larsen

16. What Makes Work Teams Resilient? An Overview of Resilience Processes and Cross-Level Antecedents
Sebastian Raetze

17. The Effects of Individual Resilience on Organizational Citizenship Behavior in Contemporary Public Administration: A Dual Pathway Model
Dimitrios Karolidis, Fotis Vouzas and Elena Antonacopoulou

18. Resilience and Organizational Culture: A Competing Values Perspective
Edward H Powley and Kim S. Cameron

19. Interpreting the Nightmare of Fukushima’s Superintendent: Sensemaking in Extreme Situations
Franck Guarnieri and Sébastien Travadel

20. Resilience of Inter-Organizational Systems
Julie Chesley and Victoria D’Avella

21. Organizational Resilience in Action: A Study of a Large Scale, Extended-Disaster Setting
Bernard Walker, Sanna Malinen, Katharina Naswall, Venkataraman Nilakant and Joana Kuntz

22. Conceptualizing the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of Resilience in Organizations
Brianna Caza, Michelle Andre Barton, Marlys Christianson and Kathleen Sutcliffe


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