Archive for September 2011

Greek Risks - This Week in Supply Chain Management (39 / 2011)

Internet problems prohibited a more timely post, but since today is my last day under the Mauritian sun, there shouldn’t be any further delays.

Resilience from a Psychological Perspective

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How Resilience works
Year: 
2002

Resilience developed to one of the dominating concepts in supply chain risk management and this review takes a different look on corporate resilience by viewing it from a psychological perspective.

Why do some people and some companies buckle under pressure? And what makes others bend and ultimately bounce back?

Today I review “How Resilience works” by Diane Coutu, a summary of which can be found here.

Managing Disruption Risks using Real Options (SCRM Thesis)

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Paper

Managing Risks of Supply-Chain Disruptions: Dual Sourcing as a Real Option
Year: 
2003

This is the seventh contribution to my series on doctoral and master dissertations on Supply Chain Risk Management. This again is a master thesis from the MIT. 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.

Thyphoon and Podcast - This Week in Supply Chain Management (38 / 2011)

I still enjoy the sun of Mauritius, so this weeks reading material is once again shorter than usual.

Introduction to Risk Management in Supply Chains

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Paper

Risk Management in Supply Chains
Year: 
2003

This is another introductory article (book chapter) to supply chain risk management. I included it, since it is an early (2003) view on supply chain risk management from another perspective. Many other articles I reviewed up to now are following the “Cranfield School Approach” with (Christopher, Jüttner, …) and this one by Peter Kajüter (Münster University, Germany) shows a different approach developed in parallel.




Knowledge-based Supply Chain Risk Management

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Research on Knowledge-Oriented Supply Chain Risk Management System Model
Year: 
2011

I just recently had a discussion with a professor at Mahidol University (Bangkok), where I was staying for a research exchange, on how knowledge can be used to mitigate risks within a supply chain.

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