Search for dissertations about: "Organizational resilience"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Organizational resilience.

  1. 1. Organizational resilience through crisis strategic planning

    Author : Rudrajeet Pal; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organizational resilience; crisis strategic planning; economic crisis; Sweden; textile and clothing; small and medium -sized enterprise;

    Abstract : Resilience, in an organizational sense meaning the ability to withstand crises and disturbances, has become a keyword during the last ten years. It is associated with established activities like risk and crisis management and business continuity planning or with strategic management, but it allows for new perspectives and insights into the conditions for doing business. READ MORE

  2. 2. Traumatic Exposure, Bereavement and Recovery among Survivors and Close Relatives after Disasters

    Author : Kerstin Bergh Johannesson; Tom Lundin; Per-Olof Michel; Christina M Hultman; Are Holen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Natural disaster; traumatic exposure; life threat; traumatic bereavement; psychological distress; posttraumatic stress reactions; PTSD; general mental health; suicidal ideation; complicated grief; social support; resilience; recovery; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : International studies of disasters indicate the risk for developing posttraumatic stress reactions among survivors is high. Modern life implicates increased traveling. During the last decades a large number of Swedish citizens were confronted with disasters taking place outside of their country. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conflict in the Eye of the Storm : Micro-dynamics of Natural Disasters, Cooperation and Armed Conflict

    Author : Colin Walch; Cecilia Albin; Ashok Swain; Richard Matthew; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : armed conflict; natural disaster; rebel group; micro-dynamics of civil war; resilience; disaster risk reduction and management; rebel group recruitment; conflict analysis; climate change; cooperation; conflict resolution; negotiation; ripeness; the Philippines; India; Colombia.; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Many of the most destructive natural disasters have taken place in situations characterized by armed conflict and insecurity: the Indian Ocean tsunami in Sri Lanka and Indonesia in 2004, the floods in Pakistan in 2011, the drought in Somalia in 2011 and typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013. Surprisingly little research has systematically explored how armed conflict affects natural disaster management, and how shocks from natural disaster influence conflict dynamics. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Logics of Healthcare – In Quality Improvement Work

    Author : Christian Gadolin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; quality improvement; quality improvement work; healthcare organizations; healthcare professionals; institutional logics; institutional work; quality improvement; Medarbetarskap och organisatorisk resiliens FORE ; Followership and Organizational Resilience;

    Abstract : Quality improvement (QI) has become a cornerstone in contemporary healthcare organizations with the aim of enabling management that facilitates efficiency and effectiveness, while providing a consistent correlation between health spending and indicators of access to and quality of care. However, despite years of reform which have attempted to change healthcare professionals’ practice, traditional professional modes of working remain relatively stable and entrenched. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning for safety: Improvements of Swedish authorities’ toolkits for societal resilience

    Author : Jonas Borell; Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Societal safety; Crisis management; Emergency management; Learning; Evaluation; Exercise; Risk assessment; Safety culture;

    Abstract : This thesis suggests improvements of selected parts of the Swedish authorities’ toolkits for societal safety and crisis management; crisis response evaluations, crisis management exercises and organizational risk assessments. The thesis also explores how visualizations of safety culture data can be used to support safety culture development. READ MORE