טכניון מכון טכנולוגי לישראל
הטכניון מכון טכנולוגי לישראל - בית הספר ללימודי מוסמכים  
M.Sc Thesis
M.Sc StudentRoditi Gonen
SubjectThe Effect of Trust Levels within a Team and Climate on
Perceived Resiliencence
DepartmentDepartment of Industrial Engineering and Management
Supervisor PROFESSOR EMERITUS Dov Zohar
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Abstract

Organizations today must function and succeed under complex and rapidly changing conditions. Resilience is one key factor to cope with stress and improve performance levels in various fields. Several studies dealt with ways to enhance resilience, the goal of this study is to discover other variables to predict resilience and to observe the influence of other factors on the predictor variables.

In the article, we will review resilience studies and the benefit of this study on resilience predictors such as intrinsic motivation and self-efficacy. Furthermore, we will analyze variables that contribute to resilience directly and non-directly, such as trust in team, trust in team leader and safety climate and research their effect on resilience.

The main results of the study indicate a positive and significant effect of trust in team, leader and safety climate on intrinsic motivation and self-efficacy levels, which in turn effect positively on resilience level of employees. Furthermore, the study shows that trust in team has more positive effect than trust in team leader on resilience levels of an individual. We will summarize by discussing future researches, implications and challenges along the process.