Business Continuity Planning Before/After A Disaster

1 Unsatisfactory 0.00%2 Less than Satisfactory 65.00%3 Satisfactory 75.00%4 Good 85.00%5 Excellent 100.00%
70.0 %Content
10.0 %Determines Business’s Legal Obligations and Resources Available for Disaster PreparednessThe plan does not identify a business’s legal obligations and resources available for disaster preparedness.The plan identifies a business’s legal obligations and resources available for disaster preparedness, but lacks details or is incomplete.The plan identifies a business’s legal obligations and resources available for disaster preparedness. There is mention of the federal, state, and local community?s guidelines and resources available to the community after a disaster.The plan identifies a business’s legal obligations and resources available for disaster preparedness. There is a detailed explanation of the federal, state, and local community?s guidelines and resources available to the community after a disaster.The plan identifies a business’s legal obligations and resources available for disaster preparedness. There is a detailed explanation of the federal, state, and local community?s guidelines and resources available to the community after a disaster. Financial resources available to support small businesses in their efforts to plan for disaster and to assist them during recovery are included.
20.0 %Develops a Business Continuity Operations PlanThe plan does not include a business continuity operations plan.The plan includes a business continuity operations plan, but lacks details or is incomplete.The plan includes a business continuity operations plan. The plan mentions the business?s legal obligations, communication plans, and collaboration efforts with emergency responders during the response and recovery process. The plan includes decisions for suspending and continuing business operations in the case of a disaster.The plan includes a business continuity operations plan. The plan provides a detailed description of the business?s legal obligations, communication plans, and collaboration efforts with emergency responders during the response and recovery process. The plan includes decisions for suspending or continuing business operations in the case of a disaster with a justification for each potential option.The plan includes a business continuity operations plan. The plan provides a detailed description of the business?s legal obligations, communication plans, and collaboration efforts with emergency responders during the response and recovery process. The plan includes decisions for suspending and continuing business operations in the case of a disaster with a justification for each potential option. In the event the business is suspended, the plan includes challenges that may arise with communication during the disaster and possible solutions for communicating with business employees, emergency responders, and the community.
20.0 %Determines How Business Will Return to Normal FunctionsThe plan does not include strategies for returning the business to normal functions after a disaster.The plan includes strategies for returning the business to normal functions after a disaster, but lacks details or is incomplete.The plan includes strategies for returning the business to normal functions after a disaster.The plan includes strategies for returning the business to normal functions after a disaster. The plan provides solutions surrounding a given disaster that support the return of business functions.The plan includes two or more strategies for returning the business to normal functions after a disaster. The plan provides solutions surrounding a given disaster that support the return of business functions. There are challenges included that the business owner may face, and possible solutions to handle the challenges and continue business operations.
20.0 %Identifies Federal, State, and Local Resources Available for Business ContinuityThe plan does not identify federal, state, and local resources available for business continuity.The plan includes federal, state, and local resources available for business continuity, but lacks details or is incomplete.The plan includes federal, state, and local resources available to ensure business continuity after a disaster.The plan includes one federal, one state, and one local resource available to ensure business continuity after a disaster. There is mention of how the plans align to federal, state, and local recommendations.The plan includes at least one federal, one state, and one local resource available to ensure business continuity after a disaster. There is a clear explanation of how the plans align to federal, state, and local recommendations and how these resources will ensure business continuity after a disaster.
20.0 %Organizations and Effectiveness
7.0 % Thesis Development and PurposePaper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.Thesis and/or main claim are insufficiently developed and/or vague; purpose is not clear.Thesis and/or main claim are apparent and appropriate to purpose.Thesis and/or main claim are clear and forecast the development of the paper. It is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive. The essence of the paper is contained within the thesis. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.
8.0 % Argument Logic and ConstructionStatement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources.Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility.Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis.Argument shows logical progression. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.Clear and convincing argument presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.
5.0 %Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are used.Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) and/or word choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not varied.Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are employed.Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence structures and figures of speech.Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.
10.0 %Format
5.0 % Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)Template is not used appropriately, or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent.Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style.All format elements are correct.
5.0 % Research Citations (in-text citations for paraphrasing and direct quotes, and reference page listing and formatting, as appropriate to assignment and style)No reference page is included. No citations are used.Reference page is present. Citations are inconsistently used.Reference page is included and lists sources used in the paper. Sources are appropriately documented, although some errors may be present.Reference page is present and fully inclusive of all cited sources. Documentation is appropriate and citation style is usually correct.In-text citations and a reference page are complete and correct. The documentation of cited sources is free of error.
100 % Total Weightage