Workplace resilience initiatives are on the increase in the current recession, but do they offer us a real way forward?

Cotton, Elizabeth (2013) Workplace resilience initiatives are on the increase in the current recession, but do they offer us a real way forward? LSE British Politics and Policy Blog . [Article]

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Abstract

Policy debates about measuring happiness in the current climate sound like something from a bygone era when men didn’t cry and women wore matching gloves. But the gloves are firmly off and we are now facing the harsh realities of work and the lack of it. As government and employers put their faith in resilience initiatives to get people into work it is worth asking if resilience is a concept fit for purpose. In her sixth and final article on public policy, work, and mental health Elizabeth Cotton argues that we already possess the key to survival; it’s just a question of emancipation.

Item Type: Article
Keywords (uncontrolled): resilience, mental health at work, wellbeing
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations > Employment Relations group
Item ID: 14406
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Depositing User: Elizabeth Cotton
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2015 14:43
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2021 08:32
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/14406

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