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Research & Briefings

Focus on Resilience: What Does Organisational Resilience Mean for Businesses?

 


In November 2014, the British Standards Institution launched BS 65000, the Standard for organisational resilience. The introduction of the BS 65000 Standard has helped shape what resilience is and what it means to businesses.

This is a significant development and highlights how resilience has become a major focus for organisations.

The introduction of the BS 65000 Standard has helped shape what resilience is and what it means to businesses. Today, the often-confused term is now more meaningful for organisations, who understand that the topic extends to include the effective management of a negative outcome resulting from any risk/potential risk, and is not solely a continuity risk issue, as it has often been perceived.

Read more to understand the characteristics of a resilient organisation, and understand where your organisation might be in terms of resilience maturity.