Organizational Resilience: Managing the Risks of Disruptive Events - A Practitioner's Guide, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Organizational Resilience

Managing the Risks of Disruptive Events - A Practitioner's Guide, 1st Edition

By James J. Leflar, Marc H. Siegel

CRC Press

374 pages

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Moving towards resiliency is more than just implanting policy and procedure; it is a process that takes organizations on a winding path requiring patience and tolerance. A good deal of learning will have to take place during the trip and that is why it is necessary to have patience and tolerate the learning process. Organizational Resilience: Manag

Table of Contents

Understanding Organizational Resilience. Setting the Foundation. Establishing the Process. Planning for Organizational Resilience. Threat Assessments. Business Impact Analysis. Implementing Organizational Resilience. The Culture of Organizational Resilience and Readiness. Plan Development. Evaluation and Maintenance. Training and Exercising. Maintaining Change and Improvement.

About the Authors

James J. Leflar, Jr. (MA, CPP, CBCP, MBCI) is the security administrator at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with responsibility for crisis management, business continuity, and security administration. He was an active member of the technical committees and working groups of the ANSI/ASIS SPC. 1-2009 and ANSI/ASIS SPC. 4-2012 standards. He continues to be active in OR standards development and is an active member of the ISO, U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) 223 for Societal Security, Working Group 4?Preparedness and Continuity. Currently, Leflar is an active member of the ASIS International Crisis Management and Business Continuity Council as well as a member of the Advisory Board and Editorial Board for the Disaster Resource Guide.

Marc Siegel. PhD, is the commissioner heading the ASIS International Global Standards Initiative developing international and national risk management, resilience, security, and supply chain standards as well as providing training on their implementation. He is a RABQSA (Registrar Accreditation Board [RAB] Quality Society of Australasia [QSA]) international certified business improvement lead auditor as well as a certified trainer and skills assessor. As an adjunct professor in the College of Business Administration and the Master?s Program in Homeland Security at San Diego State University, Dr. Siegel pioneered the concept of applying a systems approach to security and resilience management for organizations and their supply chains. His work includes providing training and guidance on the implementation of risk, resilience, and security management systems as well as risk management in regions of conflict and weakened governance for the protection of assets and human rights. Dr. Siegel chaired the technical committee and working group for the ANSI/ASIS SPC.1: 2009.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disasters & Disaster Relief