Survivor Syndrome

Key Considerations and Practical Steps

Wolfe H | HR Network Paper MP28 | Institute for Employment Studies | Jan 2004

Despite the relative lack of empirical work about survivor syndrome, there seems little doubt of its existence, and the challenges it poses not only to the HR function, but also the organisation as a whole.

Strategies for tackling such an issue are highly organisation-specific, but there are several overriding themes and considerations that may help inform approaches to current, and future, organisational change.