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

    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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