Managing Supply Chain Disruptions

Managing Supply Chain Disruptions

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Supply Chain Management has become an important part of the business environment and the U.S. economy. The move towards improved efficiency and effectiveness for businesses, organizations, and process owners has forced many managers to think beyond traditional management techniques utilized in typical functional paradigms. As these supply chain process have become more streamlined the issue of increased risk and uncertainty has become ever more important. Many methods of controlling risk have been introduced and utilized by the research and practitioner fields, however, few provide a holistic view of what causes uncertainty, methods of dealing with that uncertainty, and how these methods are adopted by an organization.Soon after the September 11 attacks, the Toyota Sequoia plant in Indiana came within hours of halting production due to delays in ... with a single disruption creating a ripple effect that can dramatically impact the entire operation (Peck, 2005).

Title:Managing Supply Chain Disruptions
Author:Joseph B. Skipper
Publisher:ProQuest - 2008


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