Previously published as: Training Strategies for Tomorrow
Online from: 2003
Subject Area: Learning and Development
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|Title:||Enhancing organizational recovery in tough times: a pragmatic perspective|
|Author(s):||Mike Schraeder, (Associate Professor based at Troy University Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, USA), David J. Hoover, (Associate Professor based at Troy University Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, USA)|
|Citation:||Mike Schraeder, David J. Hoover, (2010) "Enhancing organizational recovery in tough times: a pragmatic perspective", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 24 Iss: 2, pp.11 - 13|
|Keywords:||Economic depression, Leadership, Organizational economics, Recession, World economy|
|Article type:||Conceptual paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/14777281011019452 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to offer possible perspectives on pursuing organizational recovery given the current level of intensity in the global economic environment.
Design/methodology/approach – The suggested approaches offered in this article are presented from a pragmatic perspective. While empirical support for these approaches can be found in the literature, some of the conclusions drawn in the paper were not validated empirically.
Findings – Leaders and managers could easily become discouraged by the ongoing barrage of negative press associated with global economic struggles. This article offers leaders and managers five simple approaches for possible consideration in addressing organizational recovery.
Social implications – The approaches summarized in this article are presented in an optimistic manner, with the intention of providing a renewed sense of hope for those leaders attempting to redirect the efforts of their organizations.
Originality/value – The paper offers a succinct and practical perspective on basic approaches organizations can pursue in the quest for economic recovery.
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