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Selling BC and Making It Work

When you’ve decided on your BC team and who’s going to help out where (as the preceding section discusses), you can begin the process of getting BC fully embedded into the culture of your organisation. Therefore, you need your BC team members fully committed because they’re fundamental to making this happen.

remember.eps Although all employees don’t necessarily need to be directly involved in every detail of your BC system, everyone must be aware of what’s going on during these early developments. So you need to persuade staff of the value and benefits of having a BC system in place and avoid a few all-too-easy-to-make errors.

Getting staff members on board

You want to ensure that staff members appreciate that your BC system is designed to:

check.png Register and safeguard all your critical business activities.

check.png Describe all the roles and responsibilities of your staff in everyday business continuity and during an incident.

check.png Identify the risks to your business and be able to deal with them.

Keep your goals realistic and achievable at this stage; right now you’re just trying to ...

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