Business Continuity Management in Iran- A Survey Research

Document Type : Research Paper



     In today’s turbulent world, the continuity of critical
activities in the event of disruptions, and also fast recovery and return to
business as usual, are vital for sustainable success of companies. Maintaining
continuous delivery of critical business processes in the event of disruptions is
a matter of business continuity. Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
is concerned with the development, maintaining and improving the continuity of
critical business functions in the face of disruptive events. This paper
investigates the business continuity management, its definitions and historical
evolution and presents a summary of a survey results on Business Continuity
Management trends in three distinct industry sections in Iran, namely,
automotive, petroleum and chemical products and food products.