Building Resilient Managers in Humanitarian Organisations Research - Now free to download
In times of increasing economic pressure and a culture of 'doing more with less', the topic of staff resilience is more relevant than ever. It often seems that our understanding of resilience in relation to humanitarian workers lacks the depth and nuance it deserves, and is increasingly becoming divorced from an organisational context. We are pleased to now be able to offer this downloadable research on the topic free of charge.
Undertakes an initial exploration of the personal skills and strengths, and organisational structures and practices, which can promote resilience in managers working for international humanitarian organisations.
Suggests a useful working definition of resilience
Identifies key indicators of resilience for managers in humanitarian organizations
Identifies key points of influence – organisational structures and practices that can strengthen resilience in managers in humanitarian organisations
Offers practical suggestions for ways that humanitarian organizations can help increase the resilience of their middle managers.
Also, be sure to read our recent interview with Alessandra Pigni, Psychologist and Burnout specialist on how organisations can help.
Friday 20 July 2012
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