publication . Article . 2016

An organisational coherence model to maintain employee contributions during organisational crises

Hendrik J. Pelser; Anita Bosch; Willem Schurink;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2016 Journal: South African Journal of Human Resource Management (issn: 1683-7584, eissn: 2071-078X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AOSIS
Abstract
Orientation: Crises that threaten an organisation’s continued existence cannot be seen in isolation when considering the perception of threats to individual job security. These threats often go hand in hand with employee panic. Research purpose: The aim of this study was to establish a model to assist organisations in managing employee emotionality and panic during times of crisis. Motivation for the study: Environmental crises threaten organisations’ existence, threatening employees’ livelihood and resulting in employee panic. Panic reduces employees’ contributions. Organisations that are successful harness employee contributions at all times. Research design, ...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: crisis management, employee emotionality, employee panic, authentic leadership, talent management, Personnel management. Employment management, HF5549-5549.5, Psychology, Employee engagement, Management, business.industry, business, Public relations, Job security, Employee research, Grounded theory, Strategic management, Social psychology
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