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Supply Chain Risk Management By Robert Handfield (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA)

Supply Chain Risk Management by Robert Handfield (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA)

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Summary

A guide for navigating the complexities inherent to the execution and management of global logistics and sourcing, supplier development and materials management. It addresses the issues of product and service flow disruptions. It also provides a list of potential supply chain disruptions.

Supply Chain Risk Management Summary

Supply Chain Risk Management: Minimizing Disruptions in Global Sourcing by Robert Handfield (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA)

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 to...

  • Define and anticipate risk
  • Build a resilient supply chain
  • Mobilize in the face of impending disaster
  • Make a full and quick recovery
  • 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 today's global marketplace.

    About Robert Handfield (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA)

    North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA DRK Research & Consulting, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

    Table of Contents

    Toward A Theoretical Model and Decision Framework of Supply Chain Disruptions, Christopher W. Craighead, Jennifer Blackhurst, and Robert B. Handfield
    A Framework for Reducing the Impact of Disruptions to the Supply Chain:Observations from MultipleExecutives, Robert B. Handfield, Jennifer Blackhurst, and Debra Elkins
    Identifying and Assessing Supply Chain Risk, Debra Elkins, Devadatta Kulkarni, and Jeffrey Tew
    A To-Do List to Improve Supply Chain Risk Management Capabilities, Debra Elkins, Robert B. Handfield, Jennifer Blackhurst, andChristopher W. Craighead
    Measuring and Managing Risk, Kevin McCormack
    Case Study: Automotive Supplier for a Large North American Heavy Truck Manufacturer, Robert B. Handfield and Kevin McCormack
    Glossary of Supply Chain and Risk Terms, Kevin McCormack

    Additional information

    NPB9780849366420
    9780849366420
    0849366429
    Supply Chain Risk Management: Minimizing Disruptions in Global Sourcing by Robert Handfield (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA)
    New
    Hardback
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    2008-01-10
    136
    N/A
    Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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