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Process oriented Approach to Supply Chain Risk Management

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Risk management processes in supplier networks
Year: 
2004

Supply Chain Risk Management started from the need to better control the risks within Supply and Demand Networks. The processes in (Corporate) Risk Management have been developed and convene in the classic, cyclic processes:

  • Risk Identification
  • Risk Assessment
  • Measures (Development and Implementation)
  • Risk Monitoring
Hallikas et al.

Supply Chain Disruptions and Shareholder Wealth

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The effect of supply chain glitches on shareholder wealth
Year: 
2003

In last weeks article (Hendricks and Singhal, 2005) I described the effects of supply chain glitches on supply chain performance. This week should be viewed an update to that.

Definition of Risk

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On The Quantitative Definition of Risk
Year: 
1981

What is risk anyway?
I read this paper already some time ago. It is very important to have a clear definition of the terms used in research. But from my previous experience I know that also in business a clear understanding of the different aspects of risks is important to stay consistent.

Enablers and Barriers to Risk Mitigation

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Supply Chain Risk Mitigation: Modeling the Enablers
Year: 
2006

Everybody concerned with the task of developing risk mitigation strategies has a list in his mind of different factors influencing a company’s exposure to risk and if you think about it: those factors are probably related.

Example: The number of suppliers for one component can have a huge impact on risk, but the necessity of a high number of (redundant) suppliers may itself be affected by the trust you built with your main supplier. Both trust and having multiple suppliers affect supply chain risk by themselves, but they are also related.

Supply Chain Design: Capacity, Flexibility and Wholesale Price Strategies

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Supply Chain Design: Capacity, Flexibility and Wholesale Price Strategies
Year: 
2000

This is the forth 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 the research of my peers.

Managing Information Risks

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Information risks management in supply chains: an assessment and mitigation framework
Year: 
2007

At the moment I am looking for gaps in my reading up to now and I found that I have not read much about information risks. It also seems that those risks are not (yet?) in focus, neither in research nor business. So I was happy to find “Information risks management in supply chains: an assessment and mitigation framework” by Faisal, Banwet and Shankar.

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.

Survey on Risk Handling in the Manufacturing Industry

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Global Manufacturing Outlook
Year: 
2010

A current report by KPMG shows that international manufacturers are increasingly considering effects of supplier selection on cost and potential risks. Nearly 200 companies participated globally in the survey. The full report can be downloaded here at KPMG, I just summarized the major findings.

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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.

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