Archive for October 2010

The Supply Chain Uncertainty Circle

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Shrinking the Supply Chain Uncertainty Circle
Year: 
1998

How to shrink the “Uncertainty Circle” is the topic of a paper I read today. It has been written by Rachel Mason-Jones and Denis R. Towill and can be downloaded here free of charge.

Supply Chain Crisis Management

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Paper

Managing supply chains in times of crisis: a review of literature and insights
Year: 
2009

Supply Chain Risk Management is one way to look at risks within a company (and beyond). But there are broader and more narrow disciplines as well, with Business Continuity on the one end and Supply Chain Crisis Management on the other.

Supplier Selection in a Turbulent World

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Paper

Supply chain risk in turbulent environments—A conceptual model for managing supply chain network risk
Year: 
2009

At the moment I am focussing more on the interviews I am conducting for my research, so I am not reading as much anymore. I therefore try to select articles which are both useful for my research and my blog.

The Impact of Supply Chain Strategy on Shareholder Value

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Paper

Supply Chain Strategy: Its Impact on Shareholder Value
Year: 
1999

I had this article marked for some time now and I finally got to read it. It describes the connection between Shareholder Value and the concept of Value Based Management (VBM) and Supply Chain Strategy.

Supply Chain Design - Robust Planning with differentiated Supplier Selection

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Paper

Supply Chain Design - Robuste Planung mit differenzierter Auswahl der Zulieferer
Year: 
2005

This is the third contribution to my series on doctoral dissertations on Supply Chain Risk Management. An immense effort and dedication is spent on these works only to find the results hidden in the libraries. So the goal is raise interest in the research of my peers.

Supply Chain Integration as major Value Driver

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Paper

Arcs of integration: an international study of supply chain strategies
Year: 
2001

“Arcs of integration” is a concept developed by Frohlich and Westrook (2001) which describes the degree of integration of suppliers and customers within a Supply Chain.

The wider the arc the further the integration activities go.
Arcs of Supply Chain Integ

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