Reducing the risk of supply chain disruptions

Sunil Chopra, Manmohan S. Sodhi

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Abstract

Most managers know that they should protect their supply chains from serious and costly disruptions - but comparatively few take action. The dilemma is that solutions to reduce risk mean little unless they are evaluated against their impact on cost efficiency. To protect their supply chains from major disruptions, companies can build resilience by segmenting or regionalizing supply chains, and limit losses in performance by avoiding too much centralization of resources.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)73-80
Number of pages8
JournalMIT Sloan Management Review
Volume55
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Decision Sciences(all)
  • Business and International Management
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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