Resilience of organisations and territories: the role of pivot firms

Kechidi, Med, Gilly, Jean-Pierre and Talbot, Damien (2014) Resilience of organisations and territories: the role of pivot firms. European Management Journal, 32 (4).

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Abstract

How can organisations and territories contribute to maintain a high level of innovation while at the same time adapting to a turbulent environment? We give an answer to this question by mobilizing the concept of resilience. In order to do this, we develop a conception of resilience based on two dimensions. First, an organisational dimension which refers to the capacity of an organisation to manage a disturbance to its environment and to develop a new pathway and, a territorial dimension which refers to the collective capacity of the actors to contribute to facilitate the development of territorial responses to external disturbances. We illustrate this double dimension of resilience by focusing on the role of pivot firm as major actor in a territory.

Item Type: Article
Date: August 2014
Refereed: Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords: Resilience, Organisational resilience, Territorial resilience, Skills, Pivot firm
Keywords (French): résilience, firmes pivots
Subjects: B- ECONOMIE ET FINANCE
Divisions: Laboratoire d'études et de recherches sur l'économie, les politiques et les systèmes sociaux - LEREPS
Site: IEP
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2014 12:26
Last Modified: 26 May 2016 16:22
URI: http://publications.sciencespo-toulouse.fr/id/eprint/14837

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