SC Risk

Jan 18, 2011  |  Articles

Methodology: A Managerial Framework for Reducing the Impact of Disruptions to the Supply Chain

Methodology To benchmark risk planning and mitigation practices, we conducted a series of focused interviews and captured various insights into the area of supply chain disruptions. We interviewed executives from a pharmaceutical company, two international logistics providers, three large retailers, […]

Jan 18, 2011  |  Articles

Introduction: A Managerial Framework for Reducing the Impact of Disruptions to the Supply Chain

Introduction Recently the topic of Enterprise Risk Management appears at the top of many corporate agendas. Although most discussions on risk management are confined to financial reporting and internal controls risks associated with the likes of Sarbanes-Oxley, an often overlooked […]

Jan 18, 2011  |  Articles

Executive Summary: A Managerial Framework for Reducing the Impact of Disruptions to the Supply Chain

Executive Summary Low-cost sourcing has now become a staple of competitive strategy in many retail and manufacturing sectors. As organizations source a greater proportion of manufactured products from China, India, and other low-cost countries the hidden perils of these approaches […]

Jan 18, 2011  |  Articles

Amplifiers of Supply Chain Disruptions: A Managerial Framework for Reducing the Impact of Disruption to the Supply Chain

Amplifiers of Supply Chain Disruptions Certain attributes of a company‚Äôs global supply chain environment may amplify or mitigate the impact of disruptions. In the case of Nokia and Ericsson, one company acted quickly because of their supply chain design: they […]