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JDR Vol.8 No.sp pp. 773-780
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2013.p0773
(2013)

Paper:

Significant Factors for Implementing BCP

Shinichi Okabe and Akio Nagahira

Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, 6-6-11-80 Aza-Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8579, Japan

Received:
May 3, 2013
Accepted:
July 26, 2013
Published:
September 1, 2013
Keywords:
business continuity plans, small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), pre-disaster measures, disaster plan
Abstract

Surveys were conducted on two different groups following the March 11, 2011, Great East Japan Earthquake. One was a group of small and medium sized enterprises and the other was a group that included small to large and global companies. The two groups were different in disaster preparedness and business continuity plan (BCP) implementation status. The extent of damage and disruption were also analyzed if business continuity plans functioned as planned during the earthquake. The two groups were compared and analyzed to identify factors that significantly affected business continuity plan implementation into corporations.

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Cite this article as:
Shinichi Okabe and Akio Nagahira, “Significant Factors for Implementing BCP,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.8, No.sp, pp. 773-780, 2013
Shinichi Okabe and Akio Nagahira, J. Disaster Res., Vol.8, No.sp, pp. 773-780, 2013

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