Chapter 8 Business Continuity in Hard Times

DOI: 10.4324/9781003304678-8

This chapter deals with business continuity management (BCM) as a management-focused initiative in any organization. The chapter delves into an important decision that needs to be taken by the Board and senior management in an organization relating to the implementation of the business continuity program in the company, irrespective of the fact that the company is in the green or in the red, yet it will implement minimum business continuity preparedness to ensure that the organization survives a crisis or emergency.

Corporations, like people, experience good, bad, and hard times. While referring to the good times for organizations, we mean that the company has enough ...

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