Dr. Karen J. Crooker
Associate Professor 
Human Resource Management

Articles for

MBA 745
Resilience in Organizations
Fall 20

What is Resilience?  Resilience in Organizations:  Characteristics Resilience in Organizations:  Development  
Resilience in Individuals:  Characteristics Part 1 Resilience in Individuals:  Characteristics Part 2 Resilience in Individuals:  Development in Self 
Resilience in Individuals:  Development in Others Being a Resilient Leader  


Topic Article PDF
  What is Resilience?        
    ·         Coutu, D.L. (2002). How resilience works. Harvard Business Review, 80, (5), 46-55. pdf
    ·         Luthar, S.S. & Cicchetti, D. (2000). The construct of resilience: implications for interventions and social policies. Developmental Psychopathology, 12, 857-885. pdf
    ·         Sheldon, K. M., Turban, D.V., Brown, K., Barrick, M., & Judge, T. 2003. Applying self-determination theory to organizational research. In J. J. Martocchio & G. Ferris (eds.), Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management (vol 22, pp. 357-394), Thousand Oaks, CA: JAI Press. pdf
    ·         Tusaie, K. & Dyer, J. (2004). Resilience: A historical review of the construct. Holistic Nursing Practice, 18, 3-10. pdf
  Resilience in Organizations:  Characteristics     
    ·         Buenza, D., & Stark D. (2003), The Organization of Responsiveness: Innovation and Recovery in the Trading Rooms of Lower Manhattan. Socio-Economic Review, 1, (2),135-164. pdf
    ·         Freeman, S. F., Maltz, M., & Hirschhorn, L. (2004). The Power of Moral Purpose: Sandler O'Neill & Partners in the Aftermath of September 11 , 2001. Organizational Development Journal pdf
    ·        Grabowski, M. and K. H. Roberts (1997). "Risk mitigation in large-scale systems: Lessons from high-reliability organizations. California Management Review 39(4): 152-162. pdf
    ·         Gittell, J.H, Cameron, K., Lim, S. & Rivas, V. (2006). Relationships, layoffs and organizational resilience. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science., 42 , forthcoming pdf
    ·         Hynes, T. and P. Prasad (1997). Patterns of 'mock bureaucracy' in mining disasters: an analysis of the Westray coal mine explosion. Journal of Management Studies 34(4): 601-623. pdf
    ·         Schulman, P., Roe, E., van Eeten, M., & de Bruijne, M. 2004. High reliability and the management of critical infrastructures. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 12(1), 14-28. pdf
    ·         Sheffi, Y., & Rice Jr., J.B. (2005). A Supply Chain View of the Resilient Enterprise. MIT Sloan Management Review, 47 (1), 41-48. pdf
    ·         Turner, B. A. (1976). The organizational and interorganizational development of disasters. Administrative Science Quarterly 21( (3): 378-397. pdf
    ·         Klein, R. L., G. A. Bigley, et al. (1995). Organizational culture in high reliability organizations: An extension. Human Relations 48( (7): 771-793. pdf
    ·         Hamel, G., & Valikangas, L.(2003). The quest for resilience. Harvard Business Review, 81 (9), 52-63. pdf
    ·         Weick, K. E. (1987). Organizational culture as a source of high reliability. California Management Review 29( (2): 112-127. pdf
  Resilience in Organizations:  Development                              
    ·         McCann,  Joseph ;  John Seisky ;  James Lee.  2009.  Building Agility, Resilience and Performance in Turbulent Environments.  People & Strategy 32(3),  p. 44-51.  pdf
    ·         Bigley, G. A. and K. H. Roberts (2001). The incident command system: High-reliability organizing for complex and volatile task environments. Academy of Management Journal 44(6): 1281-1299. pdf
    ·         Lengnick-Hall, C. A., & Tammy E Beck. (2005). Adaptive Fit Versus Robust Transformation: How Organizations Respond to Environmental Change. Journal of Management 31 (5), 738-757. pdf
    ·         Mallak, Larry (1998) Putting Organizational Resilience to Work. Industrial Management. 8-13. pdf
    ·         Meyer, Alan (1982) Adapting to Environmental Jolts, Administrative Science Quarterly, 27, 515-537 pdf
    ·         Wilson, S.M., & Ferch, S.R. (2005). Enhancing Resilience in the Workplace Through the Practice of Caring Relationships. Organization Development Journal, 23 (4), 45-60. pdf
    ·         Sutcliffe, K., & Vogus, T. (2003). Organizing for Resilience. In K.S. Cameron, J.E. Dutton & R.E. Quinn (Eds.) Positive Organizational Scholarship: Foundations of a New Discipline (94-110). San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler. pdf
    ·         Fredrickson, B. L. (2003). Positive emotions and upward spirals in organizations. In K. S. Cameron, J. E. Dutton, & R. E. Quinn (Eds.), Positive organizational scholarship: Foundations of a new discipline. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. pdf
    ·         Wood, David D. (2005). Creating Foresight: Lessons for Enhancing Resilience from Columbia.  In W. H. Starbuck & M. Farjoun (Eds.) Organization at the Limit: NASA and the Columbia Disaster (289-308).   Oxford: Blackwell Publishing pdf

·         Schulman, Paul R., & Roe, Emery.  2007.  Designing infrastructures: Dilemmas of design and the reliability of critical infrastructures.  Journal of Contingencies & Crisis Management, 15(1):42-49. 

  Resilience in Individuals:  Characteristics           
    ·         Bonanno, G. A. (2004). Loss, Trauma, and Human Resilience: Have We Underestimated the Human Capacity to Thrive After Extremely Aversive Events? American Psychologist, 59(1), 20-28.   pdf 
    ·         Bonanno, G. A. (2005). Resilience in the face of potential trauma. Current directions in psychological science, 14(3), 135-138.  pdf 
      ·         Fredrickson, B. L., & Branigan, C. (2005). Positive emotions broaden the scope of attention and thought-action repertoires. Cognition & Emotion, 19(3), 313-332.   pdf 
      ·         Fredrickson, B. L., & Losada, M. F. (2005). Positive affect and the complex dynamics of human flourishing. American Psychologist, 60(7), 678-686. pdf  
      ·         Epel, McEwen, Ickovicks (1998). Embodying Psychological Thriving: Physical Thriving in Response to Stress. Journal of Social Issues, 54, 301-322.  pdf 
      ·         Tugade, M.M., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2004). Resilient individuals use positive emotions to bounce back from negative emotional experiences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86, (2), 320-333.  pdf 
    ·         Boardman, Jason D.; Blalock, Casey L.; Button, Tanya M. M.. (2008). Sex Differences in the Heritability of Resilience.  Twin Research & Human Genetics,  Vol. 11 Issue 1, p12-27 pdf 
    ·         de Kloet, E. R.. (2008).  About Stress Hormones and Resilience to Psychopathology.  Journal of Neuroendocrinology, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p885-892 pdf 
      ·         The Brief Resilience Scale: Assessing the Ability to Bounce Back pdf 
      ·         Cultural orientation, ego resilience, and optimism as predictors of subjective well-being in African Americans pdf 
      ·         Resilience: a new integrative approach to health and mental health research pdf 
      ·         Bonanno, G. A., Rennicke, C., & Dekel, S. (2005). Self-Enhancement Among High-Exposure Survivors of the September 11th Terrorist Attack: Resilience or Social Maladjustment? Journal of personality and social psychology, 88 984-998. pdf 
      ·         Fredrickson, B.L., Tugade, M. M., Waugh, C.E., & Larkin, G.R. (2003). What good are positive emotions in crises? A prospective study of resilience and emotions following the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11th, 2001. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, (2), 365-376. pdf 
  Resilience in Individuals:  Characteristics continued                                         
                   ·         Avey, James B.; Luthans, Fred; Smith, Ronda M.; Palmer, Noel F.  2010.  “Impact of positive psychological capital on employee well-being over time.”  Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 15:1, 17-28. pdf  
    ·         Barel, Efrat; Van IJzendoorn, Marinus H.; Sagi-Schwartz, Abraham; Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marian J.  2010.  “Surviving the Holocaust: A meta-analysis of the long-term sequelae of a genocide.”  Psychological Bulletin, 136:5, 677-698. pdf    
    ·         Diehl, Manfred; Hay, Elizabeth L.  2010.  “Risk and resilience factors in coping with daily stress in adulthood: The role of age, self-concept, incoherence, and personal control.”  Developmental Psychology, 46:5, 1132-1146.  pdf    
    ·         Metzl, Einat S.  2009.  “The role of creative thinking in resilience after hurricane Katrina.”  Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 3:2, 112-123. pdf    
         ·       Friborg, Oddgeir; Barlaug, Dag; Martinussen, Monica; Rosenvinge, Jan H.; Hjemdal, Odin. 2005.  “Resilience in relation to personality and intelligence.”   International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research,14:1, 29-42. pdf   
      ·         Bonanno, G. A., Papa, A., Lalande, K., Westphal, M., & Coifman, K. (2004). The Importance of Being Flexible: The Ability to Both Enhance and Suppress Emotional Expression Predicts Long-Term Adjustment. Psychological Science, 15, 482-487. pdf   
      ·         Isen, A. M. (2002). Missing in action: Positive affect’s facilitation of cognitive flexibility, innovation, and problem solving. Psychological Inquiry, 13, 57–65. pdf  
        ·         Wanberg, C. R., & Banas, J.T. (2000). Predictors and outcomes of openness to changes in a reorganizing workplace. Journal of Applied Psychology, 85, (1), 132-142 pdf   
        ·         Masten, A.S., & Reed, M.J. (2002) Resilience in development. In C.R. Snyder & S.J. Lopez (Eds.), Handbook of Positive Psychology, 74-88. New York: Oxford U Press. pdf   
     ·         Jordan, J. V. (2004). Relational resilience. In J. V. Jordan, M. Walker, & L. M. Hartling (Eds.), The complexity of connection: Writings from the Stone Center’s Jean Baker Miller Training Institute (pp. 28-46). New York: The Guilford Press. pdf   

 ·         Cohn, Michael A.; Fredrickson, Barbara L.; Brown, Stephanie L.; Mikels, Joseph A.; Conway, Anne M.  2009.  “Happiness unpacked: Positive emotions increase life satisfaction by building resilience.”  Emotion, 9:3, 361-368.

    ·         Fredrickson, B. L., Mancuso, R. A., Branigan, C., & Tugade, M. M. (2000). The undoing effect of positive emotions. Motivation and Emotion, 24(4), 237-258. pdf         
   Resilience in Individuals:  Development in Self                     
    ·         Margolis, Joshua D ; Paul G Stoltz.  2010.  How to Bounce Back from Adversity.  Harvard Business Review 88(1) (January/February 2010), p. 86-92.  pdf    
    ·       Petersen, John L.  2009.  “A new end, a new beginning: Prepare for life as we don’t know it.”  Futurist, Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p25-28.  pdf    
    ·         Blascovich, J., & Tomaka, J. (1996). The biopsychosocial model of arousal regulation. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 28, 1-51. pdf     
      ·         Gersick, C. J. G., Bartunek, J. M., & Dutton, J. E. (2000). Learning from academia: The importance of relationships in professional life. Academy of Management Journal, 43, 1026-1044. pdf       
      ·         Luthans, F., Vogelgesang, G.R., & R, Lester, P.B. (2006). Developing the Psychological Capital of Resiliency. Human Resource Development Review, 5 (1), 25-44.  pdf   
      ·         Roberts, L. M., Spreitzer, G., Dutton, J., Quinn, R., Heaphy, E., & Barker, B. (Jan. 2005). How to play to your strengths. Harvard Business Review, 74-80.  pdf     

·         Dutton, J. E., & Heaphy, E. D. (2003). The power of high quality connections. In K. S. Cameron, J. E. Dutton, & R. E. Quinn (Eds.), Positive organizational scholarship: Foundations of a new discipline (pp. 263-278). San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.

    ·       Relationships and Resilience: Care Provider Responses to Pressures From Managed Care pdf   
Resilience in Individuals:  Development in Others                
      ·         Barrett, F. (2004). Coaching for Resilience. Organization Development Journal, 22 (1), 93-96.  pdf     
      ·         Masten, A.S. (2001). Ordinary Magic. Resilience processes in development. American Psychologist, 56, 227-238. pdf      
      ·         Reinmoeller, P., & van Baardwijk. N. (2005). The Link Between Diversity and Resilience. MIT Sloan Management Review, 46 (4), 61.  pdf       

Being on PAR: Outcomes of a Pilot Trial to Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace With the Promoting Adult Resilience (PAR) Program


Professional Resilience in Baccalaureate-Prepared Acute Care Nurses: First Steps


Strengthening Resilience in a Risky World: It's All About Relationships

Being a Resilient Leader          
        ·         Harland, L., Harrison, W., Jones, J. R., & Reiter-Palmon R. (2005). Leadership Behaviors and Subordinate Resilience. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 11 (2), 2-14. pdf     
      ·         Maddi, Salvatore R., & Deborah M. Khoshaba.  (2003). Hardiness training for resiliency and leadership. In Paton, D., Violanti, J.M. & Smith, L.M. (Eds.) Promoting Capabilities to Manage Posttraumatic Stress: Perspectives on Resilience., (pp.43-58). pdf     


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