Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


The Impact of Business Continuity Management on the Performance of Public Organizations in UAE

Author(s): Mubarak Ali Salem Saeed Al Ameri, Haslinda Musa

The theory of Business Continuity Management (BCM) has been developed during the recent years and it’s considered to be the key for the survival of any organization that facing a crisis management. Therefore, public organizations should rethink the importance of making awareness and being ready for any unexpected crisis of the organization. Inadequate studies which have examined and recognized the relationships between BCM factors and organizational performance. The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between Business Continuity Management (BCM) and organizational performance of public organizations in Abu Dhabi, taking in consideration organizational resources as a mediator variable. Quantitative methods have been applied to analyze the empirical data from the survey. The target research population in this study is represented the employees in public organizations in UAE. This study attempts to fill the theoretical gaps in by proposing a conceptual framework related to BCM. The result reveals that BCM factors (management support, external requirements, organization preparedness, and risk management) have significant effect on the performance of public organizations in UAE. The findings of this paper highlight the importance of BCM in today financial and non-financial crisis.

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