Employee Resilience Scale (EmpRes): Technical Report

Employee Resilience Scale (EmpRes): Technical Report

Katharina Näswall, Joana Kuntz, Morgana Hodliffe, Sanna Malinen

Resilient Organisations Research Report 2013/06

Abstract

Building on definitions of organisational resilience, employee resilience is conceptualised as the capacity of employees, facilitated and supported by the organisation, to utilise resources to positively cope, adapt and thrive in response to changing work circumstances. To date, measures of resilience are more focused on capturing resilience as an individual characteristic, rather than something enabled by the organisation. The present report presents a preliminary validation of the Employee Resilience Scale (EmpRes).

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