Business Continuity for Dummies
ISBN: 1118326830
EAN13: 9781118326831
Language: English
Publication Date: December 10, 2012
Pages: 282
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
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 For Dummies clearly sets out how to identify the risks to your organization, how to create your own BCM plan, how to apply BCM in practice and what to do if the worst does happen. 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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From the Back Cover Learn to: Identify the risks to your business Create your own business continuity plan Make your business more resilient Act swiftly and effectively if disruption hits Equip yourself with the tools to keep your business running, whatever the future holds Disaster and disruption could strike your business at any time: fire, flood, technical failure, or just being let down by your key supplier. In the event of a disruption, how sure are you that your business will continue to operate? Written by a team comprising the UK's top experts on crisis planning and business continuity management, this book helps you to ensure that your company can weather any storm, no matter how small you are. You'll learn to identify the key activities that your business carries out that are essential to it continuing during a disruption, deal with risks to your organisation and create easy-to-use business continuity (BC) plans tailored to your company, giving you confidence if the worst does happen. Manage for crisis, every day - find out what business continuity planning is all about, why it's so important to make it part of your everyday management processes and how to do it Get to know your weaknesses - zero-in on where your business is most vulnerable to disruption and learn to recognise the threats, both internal and external Put BC into context - discover how to create BC processes that are right for your business, whether you manufacture a product, sell retail, or provide a service Hope for the best, plan for the worst - create comprehensive BC management plans that will give you the competitive advantage and allow you to keep trading when others cannot Leave nothing to chance - test and practise your plans and gain the peace of mind that comes with knowing you're prepared Rally your troops - build a crack BC team and be sure that they're prepared to do what needs to be done in the event of disruption Open the book and find: Guidance on identifying your company's most critical processes and practices How to identify significant threats, both internal and external Techniques for assessing the major risks of disruption How to build BC into your company's everyday activities How to build an effective BC team no matter how small your business is Tips for safeguarding your IT system