Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance: Volume 1 Issue 4


Human Resource Management

Table of contents - Special Issue: Crisis and organizational efficiency

The dark side of effectiveness – risk and crisis as the “destroyer of worlds”

Denis Fischbacher-Smith

This paper considers the dark side of organisational effectiveness and the processes by which and organisation can move into a state of crisis. The paper sets out a series…

Risk, resilience and effectiveness in the non-profit sector: the case of housing associations

Kenneth Gibb, Desmond McNulty

The purpose of this paper is to examine emergent risk and resilience strategies being adopted by non-profit housing associations faced with uncertainties as a result of…

Enterprise-wide risk management and organizational fit: a comparative study

Michela Arnaboldi, Irvine Lapsley

The purpose of this paper is to analyse enterprise risk management (ERM), its organizational translation and fit, investigating in particular its impact on a major control…

Complexity and ethical crisis management: A systemic analysis of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster

Yoann Guntzburger, Thierry C. Pauchant

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the Fukushima nuclear disaster (FND) that occurred 11 March 2011 through the lens of the systemic and complexity theory. This…

Post mortem crisis analysis: dissecting the London bombings of July 2005

Eric K. Stern, Edward Deverell, Fredrik Fors, Lindy Newlove-Eriksson

Taming the complexity of crisis and integrating diverse narratives and sources regarding crisis events is a serious challenge. The purpose of this paper is to present a…

Organisational ineffectiveness: environmental shifts and the transition to crisis

Denis Fischbacher-Smith

The purpose of this paper is to explore the notion of effectiveness in the context of organisational crisis. It considers the “darker” side of organisational effectiveness…

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