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BSI officially launches new crisis management technical guidance

At an event in London on 11th December, BSI officially launched the PD CEN/TS 17091 European technical specification for crisis management. Aimed at organizations of all sizes, the new guidance gives organizations ‘good practice guidance on how to prepare for, anticipate, respond to and recover from crises’. It is aimed at ‘those who operate under the direction and within policy of top management in:

  • Implementing crisis plans and structures
  • Maintaining and assuring the procedures associated with this capability.’

PD CEN/TS 17091 provides guidance on:

  • Understanding the context and challenges of crisis management;
  • Developing an organization’s crisis management capability through preparedness;
  • Recognizing the complexities facing a crisis team in action;
  • Communicating successfully during a crisis;
  • Reviewing and learning.

More details about the technical specification:

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