Case Study 2 The Financial Impact of Disasters and Disruptions

Introduction

You don’t need to be an accountant or a financial analyst to understand the financial aspects of a business disruption. In this case study, we’ll look at it from an outsider’s view—someone who has little knowledge of accounting—and look at the various costs to a business both in the short- and long-term. If you’re not a financial type of person, please be sure to read this case study. You’ll find it’s far easier and less boring that you might imagine and if you can take away one or two new concepts, it will help you in your BC/DR planning and in your career as well.

Financial Aspects of Business Disruptions

The financial impact of a business disruption can be significant ...

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