The Resource The resilience dividend : being strong in a world where things go wrong, Judith Rodin

The resilience dividend : being strong in a world where things go wrong, Judith Rodin

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The resilience dividend : being strong in a world where things go wrong
Title
The resilience dividend
Title remainder
being strong in a world where things go wrong
Statement of responsibility
Judith Rodin
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"New York. Athens. Boston. Tohoku. Newtown. Oslo. West. Wenzhou. New Orleans. Dhaka. Moore. Nairobi. These communities are just a few among the many that have been hit hard by one of the "wicked problems" of today's world: natural catastrophe, disease and contagion, systems or social collapse. If you haven't been directly touched by one of these disruptions yourself, you are sure to have been affected by them in some way. They harm people, destabilize communities, and threaten organizations and even whole societies. These problems have become such a part of our world that knowing how to prepare for them, how to respond when they happen, and how to recover from them should be essential skills of modern life for all of us. We have certainly made progress in this regard, especially in the years since 9/11, but we are still at greater risk than we should be. We can't anticipate every disruption that might come our way, but we can develop an overall approach for dealing with the wicked problems, and formulate specific plans for areas where we and our communities are particularly vulnerable. The Resilience Dividend is both timely and important as both the severity and frequency of disruptions are increase. We face extreme weather events, rapid population shifts, and global interconnectedness that make us vulnerable to disruptions wherever they take place. What's more, the list of global risks that we face in the coming years is truly daunting: from cyber-attacks to food shortage crises to extreme volatility in energy price. We can no longer assume we are immune to the world's wicked problems, no matter who we are and where we live. It develops both a way of thinking and practical tools for taking action for protecting the world's people and communities and shows how to create a blueprint for change. "--
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Rodin, Judith
Dewey number
303.48/5
Index
index present
LC call number
BF 698.35 .R47 R63 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disasters & Disaster Relief
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Strategic Planning
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration
  • Resilience (Personality trait)
  • Organizational resilience
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • Organizational resilience
  • Resilience (Personality trait)
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The resilience dividend : being strong in a world where things go wrong, Judith Rodin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
viii, 368 pages :
Isbn
9781610394703
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014021339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)890080187
  • (OCoLC)ocn890080187
Label
The resilience dividend : being strong in a world where things go wrong, Judith Rodin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
viii, 368 pages :
Isbn
9781610394703
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014021339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)890080187
  • (OCoLC)ocn890080187

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