International Terrorism and Threats to Security: Managerial and Organizational Challenges (New Horizons in Management Series)

International Terrorism and Threats to Security: Managerial and Organizational Challenges (New Horizons in Management Series)

By: Cary L. Cooper (editor), Professor Ronald J. Burke (editor)Hardback

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This original collection examines the managerial and organizational implications of international terrorism and threats to security. When Islamic terrorists flew hijacked airplanes into the World Trade Center on 9/11, it changed much of the world forever. The number of deaths and the financial losses resulting from the attack was unprecedented. 9/11 highlighted how risky life in organizations had become. This book reviews events since 9/11, which sets the foundation for the rest of the book. It scrutinizes the central role of governments as targets, agents and protectors of citizens, then considers the impact of terrorism on people and organizations based on research evidence from the US, Spain, and Israel.The authors examine how to increase individual coping resources, maintain work motivation in trying times and develop worksite emergency procedures. They also identify the key qualities of organizations that were able to recover quickly following devastating loss. "International Terrorism and Threats to Security" will be an invaluable resource for scholars of organizational behaviour, international management, conflict management, international relations and public policy.

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Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTION 1. International Terrorism and Threats to Security: Implications for Organizations and ManagementRonald J. Burke2. A US Analysis of TerrorismJack Kondrasuk and Elizabeth Arwood3. Government: Target, Protector and AggressorJohn L. TaylorPART II: IMPACT OF TERRORISM4. Not Business as Usual: The Psychological Impact of Terrorism and Mass Casualty on Business and Organizational BehaviorKristen H. Walter, Brian J. Hall and Stevan F. Hobfoll5. Psycho-social Impacts of Bioterrorism and Stress in the Wake of 9/11Ross H. Pastel6. Fear of Terror and Health: A Study of Apparently Healthy EmployeesArie Shirom, Sharon Toker, Shlomo Berliner, Itzhak Shapira and Samuel Melamed7. March 11, 2004, Terrorist Attacks in Madrid, Spain: Psychopathological Aftermath and Comparisons with September 11, 2001, NYCHector Gonzalez-Ordi, Antonio Cano-Vindel, Iciar Iruarrizaga and Juan Jose Miguel-Tobal PART III: BUILDING INDIVIDUAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL RESILIENCE8. The War Against Psychological WarfareMichelle Slone and Anat Shoshani9. Integrating Organizational and Behavioral Health Principles to Promote Resilience in Extreme EventsBrian W. Flynn and C. Frederick Lane10 . Maintaining Work Motivation During Trying TimesParbudyal Singh11. Worksite Emergency Preparedness: Lessons from the World Trade Center Evacuation StudyRobyn R.M. Gershon, Kristine A. Qureshi, Briana Barocas, Julie Pearson, and Stephanie A. Dopson12. Airline Industry Responses to September 11thJody Hoffer Gittell, Kim Cameron, Sandy Lim and Victor Rivas

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/09/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781847201508
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9781847201508
  • ISBN10: 1847201504

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