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Building Resilience for Success

A Resource for Managers and Organizations

Authors: Cooper, C., Flint-Taylor, J., Pearn, M.

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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.

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'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


Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction—Setting the Scene

    Cooper, Cary L. (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • “The Individual”—A Framework for Understanding Personal Resilience

    Cooper, Cary L. (et al.)

    Pages 13-47

  • “The Individual + The Situation”—Personal Resilience at Work

    Cooper, Cary L. (et al.)

    Pages 48-71

  • Resilience-Building Over the Years—From Remedial to Performance-Enhancing

    Cooper, Cary L. (et al.)

    Pages 72-92

  • What Individuals Can Do to Build Their Resilience

    Cooper, Cary L. (et al.)

    Pages 95-114

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-36783-9
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  • Download immediately after purchase
Hardcover $50.00
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Softcover $45.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-34830-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Building Resilience for Success
Book Subtitle
A Resource for Managers and Organizations
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-36783-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137367839
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-36128-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34830-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 233
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