Japan’s earthquake was devastating to many companies, particularly electronics manufacturers. But the losses weren’t limited to Asia; many American companies felt the aftershock. The lesson to be learned: disasters can strike unexpectedly, and can have far-reaching impact.
The impact of Japan’s earthquake wasn’t limited to Japanese businesses; the impact was felt around the world. American companies that depend on Japanese supplies, for example, also suffered. The lesson: Never get lax when it comes to having a business continuity plan.