22. Healing the Traumatized Organization: An Exploration of Post-trauma Recovery and Growth in the Workplace Setting Using the Metaphor of the Nervous System as a Template to Highlight Collective Learning

  1. Rick Hughes2,
  2. Andrew Kinder3 and
  3. Cary L. Cooper4
  1. Tony Buckley and
  2. Alison Dunn

Published Online: 9 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch22

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

How to Cite

Buckley, T. and Dunn, A. (2012) Healing the Traumatized Organization: An Exploration of Post-trauma Recovery and Growth in the Workplace Setting Using the Metaphor of the Nervous System as a Template to Highlight Collective Learning, in International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support (eds R. Hughes, A. Kinder and C. L. Cooper), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

  2. 3

    Division of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), UK

  3. 4

    Lancaster University Management School, UK

Author Information

  1. Occupational Health Department, Transport for London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974131

Online ISBN: 9781119943242

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Keywords:

  • healing the traumatized organization;
  • individual recovery process;
  • organizational recovery;
  • organizational nervous system response;
  • initial response to events;
  • response to events, personal impact, relationships;
  • the personal impact;
  • organizational resilience;
  • trauma recovery;
  • model, understanding organizational trauma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Moving On: A Summary of Recovery and Development since 2005

  • The Individual Recovery Process

  • The Organizational Recovery Process

  • An Organizational Nervous System Response

  • The Initial Response to Events

  • The Personal Impact

  • Collaboration

  • Recovery from Trauma

  • Summary: Learning from This Model of Understanding Organizational Trauma

  • References