A model of organizational recovery

Rick Allen, PhD, Francine Toder, PhD


Organizational recovery refers to the process of recuperating from the disruption caused by a traumatic event. It is a flexible process based on planning that aids in recovering from disasters while minimizing lost revenues, addressing the welfare of employees, and providing a model of recovery for the business community. This article reviews community models, and focuses on selected primary pre-incident and event variables that affect recovery, as well as a model of organizational recovery that can improve the survivability of organizations.



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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5055/jem.2004.0010


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