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Supply Chain Risk Management : Minimizing Disruptions in Global Sourcing - Robert Handfield

Supply Chain Risk Management

Minimizing Disruptions in Global Sourcing

By: Robert Handfield (Editor), Kevin P. McCormack (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 17th December 2007
ISBN: 9780849366420
Number Of Pages: 136

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The lifeblood of any business is the timely delivery of products and services. In the best possible world, if one plans accordingly, disruptions never occur. However, in the real world, disruptions do and will occur and the best business plans are those that anticipate and prepare for this inevitability, especially when dealing with international suppliers.

"Go beyond theory -- learn how toa ] " Define and anticipate risk Build a resilient supply chain Mobilize in the face of impending disaster Make a full and quick recoveryA

Supply Chain Risk Management: Minimizing Disruptions in Global Sourcing provides a detailed road map for the efficient delivery of products and services, while taking into account the high probability of costly delays and stoppages. With candid input from suppliers, automotive and retail companies, and professional consultants, this work delivers a pragmatic approach to managing supply chain risk in an era of globalization.

With Proper Prior Planning

Potential Disasters Become Mere Inconveniences

All executives and managers share a common goal of reducing costs, streamlining processes and increasing profits. Within these pages, you will discover a winning game plan for efficiently navigating the complexities of supply chain risk in todaya (TM)s global marketplace.

Prefacep. ix
About the Editorsp. xi
Contributorsp. xiii
Consumers of Supply Chain Risk Datap. 1
A Framework for Reducing the Impact of Disruptions to the Supply Chain: Observations from Multiple Executivesp. 29
Identifying and Assessing Supply Chain Riskp. 51
A ôTo-Doö List to Improve Supply Chain Risk management Capabilitiesp. 57
Measuring and Managing Riskp. 65
Case Studiesp. 93
Glossary of Supply Chain and Risk Termsp. 105
Indexp. 115
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ISBN: 9780849366420
ISBN-10: 0849366429
Series: Resource Management
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 17th December 2007
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1