Part 2: Crisis Scenarios CRA2 v2

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The types of crisis can be divided into 8 different categories. The first two threat categories [1] "Natural " and [2] "Technology" are usually referred to as "Threats" as this is address during the risk assessment when implementing the business continuity management program. It is discussed in Part 1: List of Threats .

Part 2: List of Crisis Scenario

The other six categories [3] to [8] are classified as Crisis Scenario.

[1] Natural and [2] Technology

This two type of crises which is better know as "Threats' is explained in Part 1: List of Threats :. Examples can be found in List of Threats

[3] Confrontation

A confrontation arises when employees fight amongst themselves, against management, or when individuals do not agree with each other and engage in non-productive acts. Some examples of Confrontation crisis include:

  • Riots
  • Boycotts & strikes
  • Internal disputes
  • Ineffective communication & lack of coordination
  • Using ultimatums and force to accept their demands

[4] Malevolence

Occurs when some notorious employees take the help of criminal activities and extreme steps to fulfil their demands

  • Kidnapping of officials

[5] Organizational

Arises when management takes certain decisions knowing the harmful consequences of the same towards the stakeholders and external parties.

  • Examples of the crisis of organisational misdeeds can be further classified into the following three types. They are:
    • Skew management value
    • deception
    • management misconduct.

[6] Workplace Violence

Workplace Violence occurs when employees engage in acts of violence

[7] Rumours

Rumours are the spreading of false rumours about the organization that could damage the reputation of an organization. An example is fake news.

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[8] Lack of Funds

Lack of Funds occurs when organizations fail to pay its creditors and other parties. In more extreme cases, it may lead to bankruptcy and liquidation crisis.