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Supply Chain Risk Management: Vulnerability and Resilience in Logistics 2ed

by Donald Waters Kogan Page
Pub Date:
10/2011
ISBN:
9780749463939
Format:
Pbk 264 pages
Price:
AU$114.00 NZ$117.39
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Now in its second edition, Supply Chain Risk Management is essential reading for anyone who wants to know about the growing impact of risk on supply chains, its management and how to mitigate its effects. Using jargon-free, accessible language, it identifies both the possible effects that disruptions can cause and how to plan for them, discussing risks varying from traffic congestion to major environmental disasters. This practical title: defines risk and supply chain management; explains current trends affecting supply chains; offers detailed guidance on how to identify and analyse the various risks to supply chains; describes approaches to risk management and steps needed for its implementation; gives practical advice on how to create a resilient supply chain and, in the worst case, how to plan for and respond to disasters; and includes up-to-date case studies such as the BP oil spill and the Chilean mining disaster.

    • Chapter - 01: Working with risk;
    • Chapter - 02: Defining risk;
    • Chapter - 03: Supply chain management;
    • Chapter - 04: Trends affecting the supply chain;
    • Chapter - 05: Approaches to risk management;
    • Chapter - 06: Identifying risks;
    • Chapter - 07: Analysing risks;
    • Chapter - 08: Responding to risks;
    • Chapter - 09: A network view of risk;
    • Chapter - 10: Creating resilient supply chains;
    • Chapter - 11: Business continuity management;
    • Chapter - 12: Review

"Waters... discusses the importance of supply chain risk management, core areas, and principles... Included are case studies of many companies such as Nokia, IBM, and BP, as well as other situations like food scares, oil supplies, and the Y2K bug."
Donald Waters has written several books on logistics and operations management. He is a chartered member of the Institute of Logistics and Transport and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport. He has lectured extensively in the area and was until recently Professor of Operations Management at the University of Calgary, Canada. He is now a visiting professor at universities in Europe and the United States, and runs a company that is centred around management research and education.