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Business Continuity Management: Building an Effective Incident Management Plan Kindle Edition


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Length: 384 pages Word Wise: Enabled

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Business Continuity Management: Building an Effective Incident Management Plan

Few businesses can afford to shut down for an extended period of time, regardless of the cause. If the past few years have taught us anything, it's that disaster can strike in any shape, at any time. Be prepared with the time-tested strategies in Business Continuity Management: Building an Effective Incident Management Plan and protect your employees while ensuring your company survives the unimaginable.

Written by Michael Blyth-one of the world's foremost consultants in the field of business contingency management-this book provides cost-conscious executives with a structured, sustainable, and time-tested blueprint toward developing an individualized strategic business continuity program. This timely book urges security managers, HR directors, program managers, and CEOs to manage nonfinancial crises to protect your company and its employees. Discussions include:

  • Incident management versus crisis response

  • Crisis management structures

  • Crisis flows and organizational responses

  • Leveraging internal and external resources

  • Effective crisis communications

  • Clear decision-making authorities

  • Trigger plans and alert states

  • Training and resources

  • Designing and structuring policies and plans

  • Monitoring crisis management programs

  • Stages of disasters

  • Emergency preparedness

  • Emergency situation management

  • Crisis Leadership

  • Over 40 different crisis scenariosz

Developing and utilizing a business continuity plan protects your company, its personnel, facilities, materials, and activities from the broad spectrum of risks that face businesses and government agencies on a daily basis, whether at home or internationally. Business Continuity Management presents concepts that can be applied in part, or full, to your business, regardless of its size or number of employees. The comprehensive spectrum of useful concepts, approaches and systems, as well as specific management guidelines and report templates for over forty risk types, will enable you to develop and sustain a continuity management plan essential to compete, win, and safely operate within the complex and fluid global marketplace.

About the Author

Michael Blyth is Director of Risk Strategies for RSM Consulting, a risk management and training company. He holds a master's degree in security management and has eighteen years of management and operational experience within over thirty-two countries, providing strategic advisory services and management training for large multinationals and government agencies. He is highly experienced in providing corporate risk mitigation and vulnerability assessments, multi-billion dollar market entry program risk solutions and national crisis management plans, as well as a wide spectrum of strategic policies and plans within high-risk environments for ambassadors, major oil and gas programs, development organizations and communications network corporations. He can be contacted at: Mike.Blyth@RSMConsulting.us

Product Details

  • File Size: 6478 KB
  • Print Length: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (June 22, 2009)
  • Publication Date: June 22, 2009
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002JMV6J6
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,518,424 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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