Martina McGuinness, Noel Johnson, Exploiting social capital and path-dependent resources for organisational resilience: preliminary findings from a study on flooding


Drawing upon data gathered as part of an ongoing EPSRC funded project, our paper presents some emerging findings from the project. We show how small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) in a UK case study were able to exploit their social capital for the necessary resources to help them survive the impacts of a severe flood event.