Business continuity management aims to ensure that crises don`t occur, but should the worst come to the worst, effective crisis management can make the difference between business-as-usual or disaster. Listed below are the articles on crisis management we`ve hosted on our website
A Crisis Management Plan: Are You Prepared?
In a world when the wrong split-second decision can cost a company millions in negative publicity, not being prepared is not worth the risk, and certainly not good crisis management.
Before The Business Continuity Plan
What can you do if your organisation doesn`t yet have a Business Continuity Plan as part of crisis management, but you want to prepare for emergencies? Nathaniel Forbes offers advice.
Building A Capable Emergency Management Team
Perhaps the single most important factor in determining the long-term success of an enterprise`s crisis management plan is the performance of its emergency management team. Jim Burtles explains how to go about building an excellent emergency management team.
Business Continuity, Crisis Management
Written by Dr. David Smith, FBCI, this article outlines various approaches that can help companies prepare for a business continuity and crisis management event, and explains the BCM life cycle.
Business Continuity On A Limited Budget
David Honour asks whether the priority should be given to crisis management or plan development when funds are limited.
Corporate Culture As A Source Of Crisis In Companies
Explores the effect that corporate culture can have on either helping or hindering crisis management.
Corporate Governance And Crisis Management
Developing an effective crisis management strategy is not an optional activity. It is at the heart of good corporate governance. Here are the principles of a comprehensive crisis plan.
Crisis Management Checklists
SunGard has published two checklists covering human resources support strategy and incident management which give guidance for use when developing a crisis management plan.
Crisis Management – Don`t Forget The People!
Staff and customers are an often neglected part of both the planning and response phases of crisis management. David Perl provides a checklist of some of the key things to consider in this area.
Crisis Management - The Known, The Unknown, And The Unknowable
Remarks by Donald L Kohn, member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System.
Dealing With The Media During Emergencies
A report from a recent seminar on emergency management.
Incident Management Checklist
SunGard Availability Services has provided a comprehensive crisis management and incident management checklist to help business continuity managers manage crises.
Meeting The Challenge Of Uncertain Times
Many organisations have yet to translate their business continuity plans from hard-copy format into a technology-driven total business continuity process, says Monica Visconti.
Most Commonly Asked Questions About Risk, Controversy And Crisis
Useful list of FAQs.
Preparing And Fine-Tuning Your Crisis Management Plan: A Workable Methodology
It`s time to ask yourself two questions about your own organisation`s current state of preparedness to respond to a crisis: Do we have an adequate crisis plan in place? Are its contents second nature to those who have to make it work?
Post 911 Crisis Communications Toolkit
Best practices for crisis planning, crisis management, crisis prevention and continuous improvement.
The Importance Of Command And Control To Successful BCM
Crisis management call for a capability to minimise disruption to business whilst protecting reputation, revenue streams, name, brand value and customer and shareholder confidence, in addition to managing public and staff perceptions during crises.
The Role Of Psychological Factors In The Management Of Crisis Situations
What personality traits tend to exist in successful crisis managers? Dr Gary Buck C.Psychol. AFBPsS, University of Westminster, presents a paper exploring this issue.
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