1. Unit 3 Discussion- Fink
What were the results of the decisions made at Memorial? How did the decisions affect individuals (healthcare providers, families, etc) and the business (hospital, nursing home)? Discuss your thoughts on the ability of the individuals and businesses to recover from this disaster.
2. Unit 3 Discussion 1 – Wallace
Discuss the process of conducting a business impact analysis. Who conducts and participates in the BIA? What support is required in order to make the process successful? How is the BIA related to a risk assessment?
3. Unit 3 Discussion 2 – Wallace
Compare and contrast the five layers of risk for an organization related to natural disasters and manmade (technological or terrorist) incidents. What elements of the layers would be affected in each type of disaster (natural vs manmade)? In general, what would the HVA look like for each type of disaster?
Title: Five Days at Memorial
Author: Sheri Fink
Publisher: Crown Publishers, 2013
Title: The Disaster Recovery Handbook
Author: Michael & Wallace & Lawrence Webber
Publisher: AMACOM Publishers, 2011