The study describes, discusses and evaluates a educational programme designed to strengthen both individual and organisational resilience. The programme focuses on four key themes: trust, stress management, uncertainty and group dynamics. The study, authored by Magnus Lindén, Ulrika Westrup and Alina Lidén from Lund University and Catharina Isberg from Lund City Library, suggests that tailored educational programmes promote both employee and organisational resilience. The study also highlights the importance of management uses employees' newfound insights to create positive changes in the organisation.
Three conclusions can be drawn from the study:
- An important aspect of an educational programme lies in its power to get employees to jointly discuss and reflect on their own roles and situations, and then to provide this information the management.
- Insights and knowledge regarding personal and organizational resilience relate to a higher level of trust in co-workers and leaders, greater ability to handle stress and uncertainty, a stronger feeling of inclusivity in the workplace, a higher level of effectiveness, a higher personal resilience, and greater commitment to work.
- Using character strengths in day-to-day work seems to have a good effect on performance and commitment.
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