The resilience dividend : managing disruption, avoiding disaster, and growing stronger in an unpredictable world / by Judith Rodin
By: Rodin, Judith.Publisher: London, U.K. ; Profile Books, 2015Description: 398 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781781253632.Subject(s): Psychology | Sociology | BehaviourOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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Introduction: why resilience matters -- The resilience framework: five characteristics -- A mindset: roots of the thinking -- A practice: readiness, responsiveness, revitalization -- Disruption: a world of stresses and shocks -- How crisis becomes disaster: the human factor -- Awareness: yes, it can happen here -- Readiness: we're all responsible -- Getting ahead of threats: addressing vulnerabilities -- Responsiveness: social cohesion is the first responder -- Leadership emerges: institutions and individuals step up -- After the crisis: bouncing forward -- Revitalization: energizing, affirming, sharing a vision -- Conclusion: realizing the resilience dividend.
Examines resilience during this age of disruptive technologies, economic crises, cyber-attacks and natural disasters. Offers a range of stories illustrating how people, organisations and communities are developing their resilience and thriving in an unpredictable world.