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People in a crisis

People in a crisis Divides corporate disasters into two kinds: soft disasters, e.g. computer‐related incidents which are non‐life‐threatening (business disasters); and hard disasters — a violent invasion of one's workspace. Charts these are the ones with the potential to cause prolonged stress/psychological trauma. Looks at patterns of response, trauma, staff turnover and support, and support and understanding. Points out some disasters can have a positive side, with certain people coming out stronger, having coped with the problems involved. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

People in a crisis

The Antidote , Volume 4 (3): 2 – Aug 1, 1999

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1999 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000006701
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Abstract

Divides corporate disasters into two kinds: soft disasters, e.g. computer‐related incidents which are non‐life‐threatening (business disasters); and hard disasters — a violent invasion of one's workspace. Charts these are the ones with the potential to cause prolonged stress/psychological trauma. Looks at patterns of response, trauma, staff turnover and support, and support and understanding. Points out some disasters can have a positive side, with certain people coming out stronger, having coped with the problems involved.

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 1999

Keywords: Crisis; Corporate culture; Disaster management

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