Business Continuity For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 15, 2012 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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The easy way to ensure your business is prepared for anything

If disaster struck, could your business continue to operate? It might be a fire, flood, storm, technical failure, or a quality control failure - whichever way, how can you minimize the risk of disruption to your business?

Business Continuity Management (BCM) is a way to identify and manage risks to the smooth running of your company. The aim is to ensure you stay in business in the event of trouble. Written by a team of experts, iBusiness Continuity For Dummies

  • Assess and minimize the risk of disruption to your business
  • Create your own business continuity plan
  • Apply business continuity in practice
  • What are you waiting for? Take action now to ensure the survival of your business with Business Continuity For Dummies.

     

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    Contents

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    Where to Go from Here
    Covering your critical activities
    Discovering How Business Continuity Works
    Understanding the Importance of Business Continuity
    Developing Your People Sense
    Starting Out on Your Business Continuity Journey
    Identifying and Prioritising Your Critical Activities through
    Creating Your Own BC Plan
    Embedding Business Continuity into Your Company
    Keeping the Enthusiasm Going
    Preparing for Crises
    Responding to a Crisis
    Recovering from a Crisis
    Examining what an exercise
    Knowing What to Test

    Considering the Risks to Your Business
    Identifying your businesss risks
    Monitoring and Reviewing Your Risks
    Considering contracts and relationships
    Taking the initiative
    Creating a continuity response
    Developing Your Business Continuity Plan
    Considering an Exercise Scenario
    Taking Commonsense Measures
    Ten Top Tips for Keeping Your IT in Great Shape
    Ten Tips for Communicating Internally During
    Ten Tips for Effective External Communication in
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    About the author (2012)

    Stuart Sterling and Anna Payne work in the Civil Contingencies Secretariat of the Cabinet Office. Brian Duddridge is Business Continuity Manager for the Welsh Government. Andrew Elliott is the External Business Continuity Policy Lead for the Scottish Government. Michael Conway is Director at Renaissance Contingency Services.

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