The benefit of the Sarbanes-Oxley-Act of 2002 have been widely discussed. Most people have either a negative or a ambivalent view of the resulting compliance activities.
Usually S-OX is seen in the domain of the accounting and finance departments. Effects on other corporate functions are often neglected.
The article by Kros and Nadler (2010) analyzes why and how supply chain professionals and supply chain activities might be affected by S-OX.
Supply Chain Risk manifests itself in many ways. Today the German airlines restored their regular flight schedule again after six days of no or limited air traffic, after the latest eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull vulcano on Iceland.
The consequences of such events only rarely become evident, but in the background emergency plans have to be executed (or developed).
Jiang et al. (2009) wrote about job dissatisfaction of workers at suppliers in developing countries.
h5. Goal & Methodology
The goal of the study was to analyze risk in a global supply chain, especially originating from labor dissatisfaction and turnover. The results were obtained using a survey of workers in the Chinese Pearl River Delta region. The methodology is presented precisely and comprehensively.