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ISO 22301:2019 reviewed: changes, clarifications but no new requirements…

In October 2019 a revised version of the business continuity management standard, ISO 22301, was published. In this article Hilary Estall, MBCI and IRCA Lead BCMS Auditor, explores the new version. Lifting the lid on what appears to be an uncontroversial update identifies areas which, whether aligned or certified to the Standard, will require time and thought to digest and apply.

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The case for and against Situational Crisis Communication Theory

Situational Crisis Communication Theory (SCCT) was suggested in 2007 by Dr. W. Timothy Coombs. According to the theory, crisis managers should match strategic crisis responses to the level of crisis responsibility and reputational threat posed by a crisis (1). In the following two articles Charlie Maclean-Bristol and Jim Preen put the case for and against SCCT.

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The top twenty feature articles published by Continuity Central in 2019

Continuity Central exists to provide the business continuity, resilience and enterprise risk management professions with news and information. Each week we publish a number of feature articles looking in detail at a relevant area. This listing shows the 20 most popular feature articles from those published during 2019…

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