Business continuity and the pandemic threat : potentially the biggest survival challenge facing organisations / Robert A. Clark.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Ely : IT Governance Publishing, 2016Description: 1 online resource (280 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781849288200; 1849288208.Subject(s): Business enterprises -- Security measures | Risk management | Emergency management | EpidemicsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Business Continuity and the Pandemic Threat.DDC classification: 658.4/73 LOC classification: HD61.5 | .C43 2016Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Foreword; Part 1; Part 2; Preface; About the Author; Acknowledgements; Contents; Part I: Understanding the Threat; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Anatomy of a Pandemic; 2.1 Microorganisms; 2.2 Seasonal influenza; 2.3 What is a pandemic?; 2.4 Historical pandemic overview; 2.5 Characteristics of a pandemic; 2.6 Epidemics, seasonal influenza and pandemics; 2.7 Pandemics and non-influenza related contagions; 2.8 Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR); 2.9 Comparison with other natural disasters; 2.10 Biological warfare and terrorism; Chapter 3: SARS -- Case Study.
3.1 The epidemiology of SARS3.2 The attempted Chinese cover up; 3.3 SARS breaks out of China; 3.4 SARS and the consequences for Hong Kong; 3.5 Tourism in South East Asia; 3.6 Carrying the fight to SARS; 3.7 Is MERS the new SARS?; 3.8 A second SARS-like crisis?; 3.9 Lessons to learn from SARS; Chapter 4: Spanish Influenza 1918-19 Overview; Chapter 5: Are the Spanish Flu and SARS Comparable?; 5.1 Transport considerations; 5.2 Economic parallels; 5.3 Media implications; Part II: Preparing for the Inevitable; Chapter 6: That Was Then & 6.1 Global preparedness and response.
6.2 National preparedness and response6.3 Organisation preparedness and response; 6.4 Individual preparedness and response; Chapter 7: Critical National Infrastructures; 7.1 UK capabilities programme; 7.2 Preparedness; 7.3 Plan trigger points; 7.4 Crisis management; 7.5 Preventative control measures; Chapter 8: Health Services Contingency Plans; 8.1 Approach to pandemic contingency; 8.2 Plan trigger points; 8.3 Vulnerable groups; 8.4 Vaccines and antiviral medicines; 8.5 Ethical issues; 8.6 Port Health Authorities; Chapter 9: Pandemic Plan Considerations; 9.1 Pandemic plan template.
9.2 Links with your business continuity plan9.3 Pandemic -- a multi-faceted threat; 9.4 Will one size fit all?; 9.5 Working from home; 9.6 Supply chain management; 9.7 Crisis management roles and responsibilities; 9.8 Communications and media plans; 9.9 Pandemic issues for human resources; 9.10 Plan structure; 9.11 Case study -- Already in the groove; Chapter 10: Creating a Healthier Environment; 10.1 Employees' health and safety; 10.2 Adopting healthy habits to improve personal hygiene; 10.3 Corporate cleanliness; 10.4 Cleanliness in the community; 10.5 Case study -- Dealing with norovirus.
10.6 Case study -- Avoiding fresher's fluChapter 11: Validating Your Pandemic Plan; 11.1 Overview; 11.2 Discussion based exercises; 11.3 Desktop exercises; 11.4 Command post exercises; 11.5 Performing a live rehearsal of your plan; 11.6 Using random selection to identify infected staff; 11.7 Post exercise reviews; 11.8 Maintaining your plan; 11.9 Case study; Chapter 12: Conclusion; Chapter 13: Additional Reference Material; 13.1 Recommended books; 13.2 Suggested videos; 13.3 Useful websites; Chapter 14: Works Cited; Chapter 15: Glossary of Terms; Chapter 16: Free Template Downloads.
16.1 Pandemic plan template.