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Resilience of organisations and territories: The role of pivot firms

Jean-Pierre Gilly, Med Kechidi () and Damien Talbot ()
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Jean-Pierre Gilly: LEREPS - Laboratoire d'Etude et de Recherche sur l'Economie, les Politiques et les Systèmes Sociaux - UT1 - Université Toulouse 1 Capitole - UT2J - Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - Institut d'Études Politiques [IEP] - Toulouse - ENSFEA - École Nationale Supérieure de Formation de l'Enseignement Agricole de Toulouse-Auzeville

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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.

Keywords: Skills; Pivot firm; Resilience; Organisational resilience; Territorial resilience (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014-08
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Published in European Management Journal, Elsevier, 2014, 32 (4), pp.596-602. 〈10.1016/j.emj.2013.09.004〉

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DOI: 10.1016/j.emj.2013.09.004

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