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How Risky is your Company?

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How Risky is your Company?
Year: 
1999

Today I picked a special article on corporate risks. “How Risky is your Company?” by Robert Simons of the Harvard Business School. Its a more business oriented view on how companies should handle risks, internally. But since internal risk management can be seen as a part of supply chain risk management, I also include it here.

Risk exposure

This article is about how risky one company is. About the internal risk. And by these risks, the author does not so much refer to the production processes, but the softer risks of managing a company.

Supply Chain Risk Management Thesis (Impact of demographics on supply chain risk management practices)

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Impact of Demographics on Supply Chain Risk Management Practice

This is somewhat of the fifth contribution to my series on doctoral dissertations, apart from not being a doctoral thesis but a master thesis on Supply Chain Risk Management. Nonetheless, 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.

Risk from the Managers Perspective (Part 2)

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Managerial Perspectives on Risk and Risk Taking
Year: 
1987

Today I will write about the implications of the risk understanding by managers covered in Part 1 of this series. After observing the mentioned factors on how managers perceive risks the authors categorize their conclusions in three areas.

Risk from the Managers Perspective (Part 1)

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Managerial Perspectives on Risk and Risk Taking
Year: 
1987

Today I finally read one of the most cited articles on subjective risk in general. In 1987 March and Shapira set out to shake up the existing theories on the perception and processing of risks by managers. Accordingly, they aggregated the information from various surveys on this topic.

Organizational Risk Perception and Reduction

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Organizational Risk Perception and Reduction: A Literature Review
Year: 
1995

Today I read a rather old article from 1995 about “Organizational Risk Perception and Reduction: A Literature Review” by Vincent-Wayne Mitchell, now at the Cass Business School in London. I present it here since I think most of the concepts and strategies are still valid.

Supply Chain Integration as major Value Driver

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Arcs of integration: an international study of supply chain strategies
Year: 
2001

“Arcs of integration” is a concept developed by Frohlich and Westrook (2001) which describes the degree of integration of suppliers and customers within a Supply Chain.

The wider the arc the further the integration activities go.
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Process oriented Risk Management of Product Risks (Dissertation)

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Prozeßorientiertes Risikomanagement zur Handhabung von Produktrisiken
Year: 
2002

This is the second contribution to my series on doctoral dissertations on Supply Chain Risk Management. 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 their research.

Identifying important Activities within the SCOR Processes

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Linking SCOR planning practices to supply chain performance: An exploratory study
Year: 
2004

The Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model has been developed by the Supply Chain Council to provide a best-practice framework for supply chain management practices and processes with the goal to increase performance.

SCOR

The SCOR model consists of five major process categories: Plan, Source, Make, Deliver and Return

Effects of S-OX on Supply Chain Professionals

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The Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on Off-Balance Sheet Supply Chain Activities

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.

Job dissatisfaction and supply chain risk

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An analysis of job dissatisfaction and turnover to reduce global supply chain risk: Evidence from China
Year: 
2009

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.

h5. Risks & Mitigation

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