| 1. The Executive Management is the highest decision making level in the organization. This group or team is ultimately accountable for the organizational-wide BCM program.
Related Term: Top Management
2. Person or group of people who directs and controls an organization at the highest level.
Notes (1) : Top management has the power to delegate authority and provide resources within the organization
(Source: ISO 22301:2012 – Societal Security – Business Continuity Management Systems - Requirements) - clause 3.53
(Source: British Standard 25999 - BS25999)
4. The highest decision making level in the organization.
(Source: Singapore Standard 540 - SS 540:2008)