JDR Vol.17 No.1 pp. 152-158
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2022.p0152


Diversification of Business Risks Due to Social Changes with COVID-19

Eri Ino and Kenji Watanabe

Graduate School of Social Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology
Gokiso-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 466-8555, Japan

Corresponding author

October 15, 2021
December 12, 2021
January 30, 2022
COVID-19, business continuity planning (BCP), business continuity management (BCM), Area-BCM, private and public partnership (PPP)

With the emergence of COVID-19, the disasters and risk factors that companies must deal with have become more diverse. This study categorizes these risks into three categories: traditional natural disasters, which have been occurring for a long time but have become more serious and frequent in recent years, the newly emerged COVID-19, and the changes in social values that COVID-19 has accelerated. We organized and compared the characteristics and risk factors of these three major categories of disasters, as well as the measures we are taking and should take. In the future, we plan to further investigate how each disaster and risk factor actually pose a risk to companies and to deepen our research on the roles of companies, supply chains, industries, governments, and the international community.

Cite this article as:
E. Ino and K. Watanabe, “Diversification of Business Risks Due to Social Changes with COVID-19,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.17 No.1, pp. 152-158, 2022.
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