Building Resilience for Success: A Resource for Managers and Organizations by C. CooperBuilding Resilience for Success: A Resource for Managers and Organizations by C. Cooper

Building Resilience for Success: A Resource for Managers and Organizations

byC. Cooper, J. Flint-taylor, M. Pearn

Hardcover | July 9, 2013

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Resilience is a word that is used in many different ways in different contexts, this new and innovative book focuses on psychological resilience in the workplace, examining other key aspects such as physical health and resilient teams, drawing from the latest research and the authors own practical experience.
CARY COOPER is Distinguished Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at the Lancaster University Management School, UK. He is the author of over 125 books, has written over 400 scholarly articles, and is a frequent contributor to national newspapers, television and radio. He is a Fellow of the British Academy of Management an...
Title:Building Resilience for Success: A Resource for Managers and OrganizationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:233 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.87 inPublished:July 9, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230361285

ISBN - 13:9780230361287


Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION PART I 1. Understanding Resilience 2. "The Individual + The Situation" - Personal Resilience at Work 3. Resilience Building Over the Years: From Remedial to Performance-enhancing PART II 4. What Individuals Can Do To Build Their Resilience 5. What Individuals Can Do: Stregthening the Four Personal Resilience Resources 6. Organizational Approaches: The Individual at Work 7. Organizational Interventions: The Workplace Situation Part III 8. The Future of Resilience and its Role in Achieving Wider Organizational Objectives

Editorial Reviews

'As the pace and complexity of life, work, and information flow increases, the demands on people to think, process, and act are increasing tremendously. Though we may embrace the technological advances, those advances bring with them significant challenges to our coping mechanisms. This book offers practical strategies for building resilience - a much needed resource to help build capacity for managing stress and being fulfilled.' - Karen May, Vice President, People Development, Google'The understanding of resilience is growing in importance in today's always on hyper connected world which gives employees at all levels less time to naturally recover from and cope with the stress induced by organisations, rapid change and life in general. This book provides a wealth of practical tips on building personal resilience based on solid research and the experience of the authors. This is a 'must read' for those wishing to achieve high levels of performance from themselves and their teams while ensuring each person has an enjoyable fulfilling experience throughout their careers." - Gerry Collins, Global Platform Leader Large Molecules for Janssen Supply Chain a Johnson & Johnson Company"Understanding how to build personal resilience is a must from a human and organisational perspective. I've found the approaches to be complementary to good occupational health and people development practice especially in a technical environment.' - Kath Durrant, Group HR Director, Rolls-Royce plc"This book is both thought provoking and stimulating. Drawing from extensive research and the authors' experience, it offers fresh and practical insights and strategies for managers and organisations who wish to help to build resilience as a strength within the context of the workplace. It is an absorbing and compelling read for managers and HR professionals alike." - Mick Sweeney, Director of Customer and Wealth Management, Bank of Ireland Group'For too long,too many organisations have been looking at resilience through the wrong end of the telescope. As this important book makes clear, building resilience should no longer ne considered a remedy for weakness, butthe route to creating an unshakeable foundation upon which to build personal and organisational success.' - David Fairhurst, Chief People Officer, McDonald's Europe