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My own book: Dissertation published

Last week I finally received fifty copies of my first own book: Strategische Ansätze zur Risikoreduktion im Supply-Chain-Netzwerkdesign (Strategic measures for supply chain risk reduction)

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Flooding and iPhone - This Week in Supply Chain Management (36+37 / 2012)

Let’s see if this new-biweekly publication pattern pays off. I think at lease the last two weeks produced some very interesting articles.




Linking risk management practice and strategies to performance

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Dealing with supply chain risks: Linking risk management practices and strategies to performance
Year: 
2012

Agility and robustness are the concepts of choice if you want to reduce supply chain risks. In their upcoming paper (Dealing with supply chain risks: Linking risk management practices and strategies to performance) Andreas Wieland and Carl Marcus Wallenburg analyze the effects of both of these concepts on customer value and business performance.

Automation and Amazon Prime - This Week in Supply Chain Management (35 / 2012)

Finally, the dissertation is complete. Last week I finished working on the comments and handed in the final work. The process now consists of three more steps that can take another three to four month: First, I have to do a (really) short presentation of my thesis topic. Second, I have to wait for two written evaluations by two professors of the university. Last, I have to defend my thesis, hopefully some time around December.

Managing supply in the firm of the future

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Managing supply in the firm of the future
Year: 
1997

This week I would like to think about the future of supply chain management. Cox and Lamming wrote a corresponding article titled: “Managing supply in the firm of the future”.

h5. Methodology

It is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future. So to infer about future development the authors use case studies and historical analysis.

h5. Short history of corporate sourcing

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