New PDF release: A Supply Chain Management Guide to Business Continuity

By Betty A. Kildow

ISBN-10: 0814416454

ISBN-13: 9780814416457

A well-monitored provide chain is any business' key to productiveness and revenue. yet each one hyperlink in that chain is its personal entity, topic to its personal ups, downs, and company realities. If one falters, some other hyperlink and the full chain turns into susceptible. Kildow's ebook identifies the several levels of industrial continuity application improvement and upkeep, together with: spotting and mitigating strength threats, hazards, and dangers; comparing and choosing providers, contractors, and repair companies; constructing, trying out, documenting, and preserving enterprise continuity plans; following globally authorised most sensible practices; and studying the capability enterprise effect of supplychain disruptions. jam-packed with robust overview instruments, particular disaster-preparedness checklists and situations, and instructive case stories in provide chain reliability, "A provide Chain administration advisor to company Continuity" is an important source within the long term balance of any company.

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This includes an executive sponsor for the program who not only has authority and visibility throughout the company but who also understands risk management as it relates to the organization, its mission, and its strategic direction. It also includes the individual who oversees and has primary responsibility for the business continuity planning process and the person who then has ongoing ownership of the program. In a very true sense, every business unit and every employee in the organization is responsible for the ongoing welfare of the organization, even though they may not be decision makers or have direct, specific business continuity planning responsibilities.

Is a resilient organization one that is capable of functioning at the highest levels in all aspects of its operation and continuing to meet its goals come what may? Is it a company or any type of organization whose operations and employees are flexible and prepared to manage disruptions? Is a resilient organization one that is able to achieve its mission in spite of any type of large or small disaster? If the response to any of these questions is yes, then having a business continuity program would seem to be a prerequisite for any organization seeking the right to identify itself as a resilient organization.

B Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP): Documented strategies and detailed procedures for the recovery of computing and network hardware and software and electronic data. BUSINESS CONTINUITY BASICS 19 B Enterprise Risk Management (ERM): Terminology increas- ingly used by risk management and business continuity practitioners. The identification and treatment of risks encompassing all aspects of the business or organization with the goal of identifying, measuring, managing, and minimizing risks. Planning, organizing, leading, and controlling the activities of an organization to minimize the effects of all risks.

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