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From the past, many organizations have been severe impacted to their business continuity from unexpected disruptions or disasters. Disruptions to the business can result in company damage and failure. Therefore, it is necessity for all organizations to establish and to apply a business continuity management (BCM) system based on ISO 22301 appropriate to its needs. It has been developed to protect against the likelihood of occurrence and recover from major incidents, resume critical business activities and speed up the return to normal operations. This article is aim to study on the academic documents, relevant literatures and to combine its knowledge about ISO 22301 with full explanation of BCM concept. Under the framework of ISO 22301, the process will be driven effectively to the success by 3 key factors starting from the executive management’s encouragement with its own set of goal in gearing forward to the BCM system. With full knowledge and clear understanding, the BCM team will play a major role to ensure that a crisis management framework is consistent with best practice. All levels of staff members are fully aware of their role within the system and able to implement successfully with full co-operations and the opportunity to continuously improve company business culture. Lastly, a recognized benchmark of good practice in BCM operation by one organization in Thailand has been mentioned as an example herewith. It goes without any doubts that it will be useful for other organizations those who like to follow and apply into good practice in accordance with the ISO 22301 effectively.