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29 Oct 2015

Academic publishes new book exploring Organisational Resilience

Dr Ran Bhamra’s latest publication exploring organisational resilience develops Loughborough University’s expertise in one of its core themes, Secure and Resilient Societies.

The book, titled Organisational Resilience: Concepts, Integration, and Practice, explores a key question that all organisations face - how to become and stay competitive.

Including contributions from other researchers at Loughborough, the book captures the diversity and depth of current thinking about research on organisational-related resilience.

Organisational Resilience brings together, for the first time, key works that describe the scope and nature of resilience and provides direction to take the field forwards. A response not only to rapidly growing interest in this field, but to the increased importance placed on it, the book presents a broad introduction to research, knowledge, and practice.

Examining resilience at the organisational level, the book clarifies the commonality of concepts and practice that exists among disparate research disciplines and, establishes a singular ‘go-to’ work that can be used to develop operational and strategic practices. 

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Article reference number: October News

Loughborough is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and its underpinning academic disciplines.

It has been awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme, putting it among the best universities in the world, and was named University of the Year in the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2015.Loughborough is consistently ranked in the top twenty of UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s ‘table of tables’ and is in the top 10 in England for research intensity. It was 2nd in the 2015 THE Student Experience Survey and was named Sports University of the Year 2013-14 by The Times and Sunday Times. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.

In September 2015 the University opened an additional academic campus in London’s new innovation quarter. Loughborough University London, based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, offers postgraduate and executive-level education, as well as research and enterprise opportunities.