Handbook for Supply Chain Risk Management

1st Edition

Case Studies, Effective Practices and Emerging Trends

Omera Khan and George Zsidisin
eISBN-13: 9781604277258

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"This handbook is perfectly balanced with academic theory and real-world best practices making it a useful resource for both supply chain practitioners and students of the trade.
Sean S. Murphy, President and CEO, Lootok
Failure to manage supply chain risk effectively can have a significant negative impact on an organization. Over 30 international contributing authors provide a set of best practices, processes, tools and techniques, supported by cases and illustrative examples, that can be adopted to proactively evaluate, manage, or mitigate risk in their supply chains and improve overall business performance.
Key Features:
--Delivers valuable insights from 30 international contributing authors
--Provides comprehensive coverage of current and future supply chain risks such as globalization, outsourcing, Lean initiatives, information security, natural disasters, political upheaval and economic recession
--Includes a wide variety of cases from various industries demonstrating effective approaches useful for benchmarking, reducing the chance and financial impact of risk, and for creating a more robust and resilient firm in the face of supply chain risk
--Supplies practitioners with a set of best practices, processes, tools, and techniques supported by illustrative examples
--WAV offers downloadable instructional materials and an Effective Practices whitepaper available from the Web Added Value Download Resource Center at www.jrosspub.com
About the Editors
Omera Khan is a Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Logistics Institute, Hull University Business School, where she has developed programs on logistics and supply chain management and teaches a number of other postgraduate and undergraduate courses. Omera has gained international recognition for her research and she has conducted several research projects on the topics of supply chain risk management, the impact of product design on the supply chain and the risks of global sourcing, which have been commissioned by government agencies, research councils and companies. She is a Visiting Professor at SP Jain Business School in Dubai and Singapore, where she has developed and taught courses on supply chain risk management and resilience, agile supply chains, supply chain frameworks, and performance based logistics. Omera is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Boras in Sweden where she is coordinating research on demand chain management and leading the development of a center on demand chain risk management in textiles. She is a research affiliate at MIT where she is collaborating on international research projects in the area of product design and risk management.
George A. Zsidisin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management, Bowling Green State University. He has published over 40 articles in academic and practitioner journals, co-edited "Supply Chain Risk: A Handbook of Assessment, Management, and Performance" and has given numerous presentations to companies, groups, and conferences throughout North America and Europe. Professor Zsidisin is currently the co-editor of the "Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management", and serves on the editorial boards of several academic journals.

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ISBNs 9781604270389, 9781604277258
Publish Year 2012
Language English
Number of Pages 273
Edition 1st