Internal context

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1. Internal context is ....

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

2. Governance, organizational structure, roles and accountabilities;

  • policies, objectives, and the strategies that are in place to achieve them;
  • the capabilities, understood in terms of resources and knowledge (e.g. capital, time, people, processes, systems and technologies);
  • information systems, information flows and decision-making processes (both formal and informal);
  • relationships with, and perceptions and values of, internal stakeholders;
  • the organization's culture;
  • standards, guidelines and models adopted by the organization; and
  • form and extent of contractual relationships.

[ISO Guide 73:2009, definition]

(Source: ISO 31000:2009 – Risk Management — Principles and Guidelines) - clause 2.11