3 BUSINESS CONTINUITY FROM A MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PERSPECTIVE
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE
In this chapter we focus on the practical elements of business continuity management and consider them from a management system perspective: Where should the emphasis be when it comes to fitting your BCM arrangements into a management system?
We will use the six phases of the BCM lifecycle as our focal point and offer Top Tips for you to consider when developing your BCMS. Unlike BS 25999, ISO 22301 does not make reference to the lifecycle directly but provides an explanation of the PDCA model through its reference to the lifecycle’s constituent parts (Source: ISO 22301:2012 The Plan Do Check Act Model, Table 1). The lifecycle’s elements clearly communicate the ...