Embedding Emergency Management to Business Continuity Programs

Business ContinuManagement is a continuous management process which should be directed at the organization’s critical business processes with an aim to ensure the continuity of the business. With the characteristics of prevention, BCM limits the damages resulted from disruptive business events. BCM is a continuous management process which should be directed at the organization’s critical business processes with an aim to ensure the continuity of the business. With the characteristics of prevention, BCM limits the damages resulted from disruptive business events. The BCM definitions from the period 1995 to 2005 share the same management process which is “holistic”. And the aim is the same as well which is to prevent business disruptions and protect the organizations. However, the definitions are more detailed and include stakeholders, reputation, brand and value creating activities after 1995. From 2005, the definitions include the term “protective”.). The BCM definitions from the period 1995 to 2005 share the same management process which is “holistic”. And the aim is the same as well which is to prevent business disruptions and protect the organizations. However, the definitions are more detailed and include stakeholders, reputation, brand and value creating activities after 1995. From 2005, the definitions include the term “protective”.

Reid Renicker, CEM, CBCP, MBCI