Influence of Organizational Resources and Structure on Business Continuity Management of Private Security Firms in Kenya
Journal of Human Resource Management
Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages: 18-25
Received: Jan. 9, 2018; Accepted: Jan. 18, 2018; Published: Feb. 17, 2018
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Richard Marisa, Department of Business Studies, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya
Daniel Oigo, Department of Business Administration and Management Science, Szent István University, Godollo, Hungary
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Abstract
The concept of business continuity management (BCM) has gained wide acceptance in recent years and it is key for the survival of any contemporary organization during crisis. Therefore, modern organizations must reconsider the significance of creating awareness and being prepared for the unexpected. This is so because in the event a catastrophe happens, it may interrupt an organization’s daily operations. Organizations should completely comprehend the significance of this idea and the effect it could have on the association. Sufficient and compelling activities and methods ought to be set up to address the association's business coherence dangers. The objective of this examination was to investigate the influence of organizational structure on BCM. The examination utilized two speculations Contingency Theory and Resource Based View Theory with the objective populace of the investigation being staff and different partners of private security associations. Stratified random sampling and purposive sampling will be employed to select the respondents. The findings from the study revealed that BCM emerged as the essential part to overall organization health that all sectors of business identify. BCM success depends on clearly defined strategic plans through planning by management. The strategic plans are laid down by the management of an organization which is defined by several elements in practice. The elements are categorically based on the organization structure, style, system and resources. Therefore, business continuity management is a combination of different elements of the organization.
Keywords
Business Continuity Management, Strategic Advantage, Organization Structure, Private Securities and Organization Resources
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Richard Marisa, Daniel Oigo, Influence of Organizational Resources and Structure on Business Continuity Management of Private Security Firms in Kenya, Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2018, pp. 18-25. doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20180601.13
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