Public forum progress and future of business continuity management in Japan – Based on the lessons Learnt after the Great East Japan Earthquake

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Abstract

Business Continuity Advancement Organization (BCAO)1 and Tohoku University jointly organized a public forum on business continuity management (BCM) during the third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai. From the experience of the 2011 great East Japan earthquake, Japan learned many ways to improve BCM. The progress and direction of BCM was discussed in this forum. Additionally, best practices of BCM and disaster management were awarded by BCAO in the latter part of the forum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)496-503
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Disaster Research
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Business continuity management (BCM)
  • Business continuity plan (BCP)
  • Corporate disaster management
  • The Great East Japan Earthquake

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)

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