Business Continuity Management / Business Continuity Planning


The Business Continuity Management concept has been created to help business professionals to identify and mitigate risks which threaten to disrupt essential processes and services in their organisations.

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Business Continuity Management / Business Continuity Planning

Business Continuity Management / Business Continuity Planning Definition

Business Continuity Management (BCM), also known as Business Continuity Planning (BCP) or Business Continuity and Resiliency Planning (BCRP) is a tool employed to provide greater confirmation that the outputs of processes and services can be delivered in the face of risk. BCM helps to identify and manage risks which threaten to disrupt essential processes and services, to mitigate the effects of these risks and to ensure that recovery of a process or service is achievable without significant disruption (Cerullo and Cerullo, 2004).

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  • Caldwell, F. (2012) What the Board Needs to Know About IT Risks. Financial Times, 22 March.
  • Cerullo, V. and Cerullo, M. (2004) Business Continuity Planning: A Comprehensive Approach. ISM Journal, Summer.
  • Christopher, M. and Peck, H. (2004) Building the Resilient Supply Chain. International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 15(2), pp1-13.
  • CIPS: Business Continuity in the Supply Chain.

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