Case Study and Conference - This Week in Supply Chain Management (14 / 2012)

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This week I received my first full-version feedback on my PhD-thesis. A big thanks to my reviewer! Luckily I do not have too many adjustments to make, so I will use time during the easter holidays to commit the changes. I hope to be done by Tuesday, and I already got an appointment with my Professor on Wednesday, to officially hand over the dissertation.

  • The Bangkok Post rethinks the supply chain and supplies a few measures to reduce risks. (Bangkok Post)
  • Greg Duncan explores a real life case study of two U.S.-based manufacturing companies and the differences in the impact of last years tsunami in Japan. (Risk Management Magazine)
Conference – sponsored message

IQPC’s Supply Chain Risk Management Summit is set to take place May 14 to 16, 2012 in Boston. This event will provide you with the tools and techniques you need to ensure business continuity, implement risk mitigation strategies and minimize financial implications of supply chain glitches. Other topics to be covered include emergency reaction plans, protection against currency fluctuation, and cumulative energy prices.

Take advantage of our early bird registration by calling IQPC now on 1-800-882-8684, email or visit for more information.

Update: This conference has been canceled.

Already tweeted

These are the tweets from this week. You can follow me on twitter.

  • RT @KennionGroup: Sourcemap, an MIT-Incubated Startup, Offers Solution to National Security Risk Posed by IT Supply Chain
  • The Dirty Little Secret Of Overnight Successes | Fast Company
  • PwC Finds “Critical” Need for Younger Supply Chain Managers – Article from Supply Chain Management Review
  • How Strategic Risk Management Improves a Company’s Competitive Standing
  • IPCC Climate Change Report Highlights Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters

Enjoy your weekend!

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