Organisations and Resilience: What Relevance for the Eastern Partnership?

  • Gilles RouetEmail author
  • Thierry Côme


This chapter provides a unique perspective on the concept of resilience of organisations in the Eastern Partnership (EaP), by paying specific attention to the impact that the variety of political and societal changes induced by the European integration process and partnership with the European Union (EU) has on them. Moreover, the current chapter offers a critical approach focusing on the main actors and stakeholders within EaP countries who have to implement, politically, the Europeanisation “project” and being, at the same time, part of more or less complex organisations. Considering the complexity and multidimensional nature of Europeanisation, apart from those specific political projects of organisations (i.e. associations, companies, administrations), issues of identity are also central for our perspective. Furthermore, in analysing the resilience of organisations, the chapter will pay specific attention to the progress of administrative institutions in the framework of democratic developments within the EaP countries. Overall, research centred on organisations in the framework of European integration and EU partnerships represents a useful approach for the current book, especially from a conceptual standpoint.


Organisational resilience European integration Organisations Stakeholders 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LAREQUOI, ISM-IAE of Versailles-St-Quentin-en-YvelinesParis-Saclay UniversityGuyancourtFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Recherche en Management, LAREQUOI, IUTMantes-la-JolieFrance

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