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The Disaster Recovery Handbook, 2nd Edition by Lawrence WEBBER, Michael WALLACE

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CHAPTER 10WORK AREA RECOVERY PLANGetting the Office Up and Running

Ya gots to work with what you gots to work with.—Stevie Wonder

INTRODUCTION

Work area recovery means preparing workspace in which to temporarily recover business operations. It usually involves offices, but it could easily encompass call centers, retail space, or factories. Whatever its function, a plan is needed to establish a place for people to work. Every day that your business is out of service is another day where:

Image Your competitors’ sales force is active while yours is idle.

Bills are not sent to customers nor is there a place to receive funds.

Bills are not paid and potentially ...

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