More about the book
PART 1: Trauma, a fringe phenomenon
Part 1 - Chapters 1 and 2 - brings the relevance of trauma to organizations. Most of us encounter trauma at an individual level, but it also manifests in families, groups and even at the level of society. When we take a broad perspective to the theme, a number of recurring patterns become visible that are relevant for working with trauma in organizations. A central concept of the first part of the book is the Trauma Cube.
PART 2: Recognize trauma
Part 2 – Chapter 3, 4 and 5 - shows you how organizational trauma can arise in organizations and thereby teaches you how to identify organizational trauma and how to track it down. Often, we have no idea at all that trauma is the root of a recurring problem. A central concept of the second part of the book is the Trauma Trap.
PART 3: Dealing with organizational trauma
Part 3 - Chapter 6, 7, 8 and 9 - offers a wide range of approaches and insights to get started dealing with organizational trauma. A central concept of the third part of the book is the Trauma Diamond. The four dimensions of the Trauma Diamond are important to become a trauma-informed leader or facilitator.