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Continuity of Operation in Times of Disaster

867 Natural and manmade disasters present many threats to governmental entities....

BP’s Problem in 2010

been undertaking environmental strategies as part of their operations and the emerging BP set themselves a goal of being a leader ...

Site Selection for Business Continuity Planning

In a paper of fifteen pages, the writer looks at business continuity planning. Disaster recovery sites are analyzed in respect to ...

Connectivity, External and Internal Drive Bays

front panel." Kozierok (2001) also explains that the term "external drive bay" is a "bit of a misnomer" in that the term ex...

Continuity Planning for Small Business

Though the sheer volume of information at the site is daunting, it is an ideal place to begin learning about disaster recovery in ...

The Impact Of Hurricane Andrew

scholarly catalogs; journals will include - but not be limited to - Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Journal of En...

Nursing Home Patients And Their Vulnerabilities During Disasters

food, clean water and - most important for some people who did not survive - electricity to keep their life-sustaining equipment r...

Human Resource Management and Efforts to Create or Promote Positive Organizational Behavior

that will have the greatest success. Organizational Structure In Singers heyday it was not necessary to operate at the grea...

Three Disasters at a Time

In March, 2011, Japan suffered a massive earthquake, a massive tsunami, and a nuclear accident. No country has ever experienced su...

Security and Risk Management

Emergency preparedness is something in which societies often invest tremendous...

The BP Oil Disaster - a Stakeholder Perspective

provided by the relevant ethical standards expected. 2. Stakeholders may be defined in terms of primary and secondary stakeholders...

Continuity in the Culture of African Americans

5 pages and 5 sources. This paper relates the concept of cultural continuity as it can be applied to a view of the African Americ...

Disaster and Continuity Planning

bad occurs, but they hardly remember the times when imminent danger was in the air. Even before 911, the government would plan for...

Earthquake Planning and Decision Support Systems

A decision support system (DSS) is software that is capable of using complex analytical models that can help support the decision ...

To What Extent Can Decisions About Operations Really Be Strategic From The Firm's Point Of View?

For example, operations management may be able to help determine the right location for a factory, by looking at the available sit...

American Red Cross Introduction To Disaster Services Training

is based upon the foundation of Disaster Services Training: 1. Planning and Coordination 2. Food and Shelter 3. Health and Mental...

Literature Review of Emergency Preparedness in Puerto Rico

for tsunamis. In short, Puerto Rico, though considered an "island paradise" is rife for all kinds of natural disasters, pa...

The Edge of Disaster

in the effort to make the nation more secure is the private sector, but it has not done so (2007). Instead, the government has tak...

Organizational Problems at NASA

and Deal, 2003). When applying this firstly to the Challenger case, the way in which their limited resources was present in cultu...

At Risk Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability, and Disasters by Piers Blaikie

In five pages this report considers a disaster's aftermath and people's vulnerability as represented in this 1996 theoretical text...

Issues and Perspectives on the Deepwater Oilrig Explosion

impacted by it either directly or indirectly. These include the employees who rely on BP for the provision of jobs, and provide a ...

Two Responses to Disaster

This research paper, first of all, describes the characteristics of the Disaster Management Cycle and the Disaster-Development Con...

The Management of the BP Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill Crisis

Louisiana, where the water was roughly 5,000 feet deep. At roughly 9.45 pm2 there was an explosion resulting from high pressure me...

Federal Standards of Safety

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has standards for everything that has to do with employment. Violations can be cos...

Events That Damage a Business

Businesses are at risk for many different disruptions. Natural disasters like hurricanes and tornadoes and human-made disasters li...

Organizational Failures, an Overview

This paper presents responses to three issues that pertain to organizational failures that led to disasters. The MOVE, WACO and Ch...

Dealing with Disaster using Computer Networks

1. Domain Sizing and Capacity Planning for Windows NT Server 4.0 (reproduced from Microsoft Corporation, 2002) Number SAM Reg...

Delayed Government Response Times for Natural Disasters: A Proposed Solution

to this devastated area were, at least at first, characterized more appropriately as a series of errors and delays than as an effi...

Organization Structures and Impact on Operations

and the desired culture that is needed, but it also indicates the potential for mismatches in structure and operations (Thompson, ...

Starbucks International Operations

access to prime real estate and better understanding of the local consumer ... In Japan the stores offer smaller portions and more...