What is
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Organisational resilience refers to a business’s ability to adapt and evolve as the global market is evolving, to respond to short term shocks—be they natural disasters or significant changes in market dynamics—and to shape itself to respond to long term challenges.

Discover your organisation's resilience potential now

step one 

Respond to the HealthCheck indicators

All you need is a basic awareness of your organisation.

step two 

You get immediate insights into your current organisational resilience capability

This process will help you become more aw​are.

step three 

You receive potential treatment options

Practical ways to respond and grow your organisational resilience capability.



Why organisational resilience matters

  • The viability and sustainability of organisations continues to be tested in a world that is constantly changing.
  • Many organisations are realising that traditional corporate strategies are not protecting them from unexpected events.
  • Organisations need to be able to absorb an event that necessitates change, to adapt and continue to maintain their competitive edge and profitability.

Resilience stories #4
– the freight company

"The response required clear, firm decision making"

On a Friday afternoon in late 1988, the first of a series of computer screens linked to a freight company's national network displayed a warning that the computer had potentially been infected with a virus...

Read more Australian organisational resilience case studies in our position paper.

Courses, events and resources

Decision making during a crisis - a practical guide
A practical guide to help your organisation make decision during a crisis.

Research priorities
A number of research priorities for government and the private sector to consider.

Organisational Resilience Good Business Guide
A practical guide to help your organisation survive, adapt and prosper in times of uncertainty and adversity.

​Organisations will tend to approach adverse events and situations in a particular way.
Here's a range of such approaches:




An organisation accepts that adversity may cause it to cease operating.



An organisation's resilience objective is to exist in a reduced form after adversity.​

Bounce back


An organisation's resilience objective is to regain pre-adversity position quickly and effectively.​

Bounce forward


An organisation's resilience objective is to improve aspects of the organisation's functioning so that in adversity it not only survives but possibly gains from the situation.​