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business continuity management (BCM)

Business continuity management (BCM) is the integrated approach to business continuity planning, emergency response, and crisis management.

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It involves the development and management of strategies, plans, and actions that provide protection or alternative means of operation for those business activities or processes that, if interrupted, could threaten corporate survival.

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