Int. J. of Business Continuity and Risk Management   »   2014 Vol.5, No.2



Title: Business continuity in e-business era: systemic framework for research directions


Author: Nijaz Bajgoric


Address: School of Economics and Business, University of Sarajevo, Trg oslobodjenja 1, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


Abstract: In this paper, an attempt is made to analyse the literature on business continuity, provide a systemic framework for business continuity in today's e-business era, and identify further research directions. The paper primarily focuses on the ICT-dimension with regard to the role of information technologies in enhancing business continuity. A conceptual model based on systemic approach has been proposed and used in determining further research directions on business continuity. Future research directions are identified around the core topic of an 'always-on' enterprise information system.


Keywords: business continuity management; BCM; continuous computing technologies; enterprise information systems; EIS; information technology; e-business; e-commerce; ICT; information and communications technology; electronic business; electronic commerce.


DOI: 10.1504/IJBCRM.2014.064487


Int. J. of Business Continuity and Risk Management, 2014 Vol.5, No.2, pp.129 - 146


Submission date: 24 Jan 2014
Date of acceptance: 06 Mar 2014
Available online: 25 Aug 2014



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