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Impact of Disasters on different Sectors

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Impact of Disasters on Firms in Different Sectors: Implications for Supply Chains
Year: 
2010

I already wrote about different effect supply chain disruptions can have on a focal company and its stakeholders. Now I found another interesting article dealing with the impact of different disasters on different industries within the supply chain.

Risks in Supply Chains for Small and Medium Sized Companies

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Prioritization of Risks in Supply Chains
Year: 
2009

Large Cooperations often employ staff for supply chain planning and sometimes additional staff for supply chain risk management.

Small / medium enterprises usually have more limited resources and therefore have to focus more. For this reason M.N. Faisal developed a prioritization of supply chain risks.

How Systems Design Themselves

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How Do Committees Invent?
Year: 
1968

Continuing with on with articles on general Systems Design and foundational articles, today I would like to talk about Conway’s seminal paper on “How Do Committees Invent” from 1968. If you want to read the paper completely, you can do so on Conway’s web page.

In his article Conway describes system design at its most generic level. Be it a system to prevent natural disasters or a new product of a company.

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