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Business oriented approach to analyze vulnerabilities within the supply chain network using a seven step process.... Read more »
Understanding production management is key to understand the supply chain. This article gives a great overview over planning models used in production planning.... Read more »
Mula, J., Poler, R., García-Sabater, J., & Lario, F. (2006) Models for production planning under uncertainty: A review. International Journal of Production Economics, 103(1), 271-285. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2005.09.001
Definition of terms related to supply chain risk management an a concise classification of risk management on a strategic level.... Read more »
Gaonkar, R., & Viswanadham, N. (2005) A Conceptual and Analytical Framework for the Management of Risk in Supply Chains. Robotics and Automation, 2699-2704. info:/
Fast reactions to crisis in a food supply chain is essential to companies, regulators and customers. This article presents a framework to optimize reactions to supply chain disruptions.... Read more »
Six distinct roles which can be assumed by the SC elements can be distinguished and can be used as a common language to describe and analyze supply chain design processes.... Read more »
Knight, L., & Harland, C. (2005) Managing Supply Networks: Organizational Roles in Network Management. European Management Journal, 23(3), 281-292. info:/
How could a supply chain look like too fuel future energy needs based on hydrogen. This study gives an example for Great Britain.... Read more »
Almansoori, A., & Shah, N. (2009) Design and operation of a future hydrogen supply chain: Multi-period model. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 34(19), 7883-7897. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2009.07.109
Supply Chain Design on multiple levels of aggregation poses additional problems for the SC-designers.... Read more »
Sousa, R., Shah, N., & Papageorgiou, L.G. (2008) Supply chain design and multilevel planning—An industrial case. Computers and Chemical Engineering, 2643-2663. info:/
Supply Chain Integration is a often cited SC-strategy. Nonetheless its impact on performance is still widely unclear and research shows contradicting results.... Read more »
Flynn, B., Huo, B., & Zhao, X. (2010) The impact of supply chain integration on performance: A contingency and configuration approach. Journal of Operations Management, 28(1), 58-71. DOI: 10.1016/j.jom.2009.06.001
Disruptions can have cascading effects on linked systems. This article describes a model to generate optimal defense plan against disruptions in this case.... Read more »
Liberatore, F., Scaparra, M.P., & Daskin, M.S. (2012) Hedging against disruptions with ripple effects in location analysis. Omega, 40(1), 21-30. info:/
Dual sourcing can help to reduce supply chain risks. This article integrates dual-supply-channel disruptions into the design of a supply chain.... Read more »
Xanthopoulos, A., Vlachos, D., & Iakovou, E. (2012) Optimal newsvendor policies for dual-sourcing supply chains: A disruption risk management framework. Computers , 39(2), 350-357. info:/
This article describes a mathematical modeling approach which integrates demand uncertainty into a strategic network design problem.... Read more »
Georgiadis, M.C., Tsiakis, P., Longinidis, P., & Sofioglou, M.K. (2011) Optimal design of supply chain networks under uncertain transient demand variations. Omega, 39(3), 254-272. info:/
This article presents a approach to include disruption risks into the supplier selection process using a exception handling approach.... Read more »
Gaonkar, R., & Viswanadham, N. (2003) Robust Supply Chain Design: a Strategic Approach for Exception Handling. Proceeings of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Robotics , 1762-1767. info:/
This article covers aspects of supply chain and risk management which are related to corporate financing.... Read more »
Gomm, M. L. (2010) Supply chain finance: applying finance theory to supply chain management to enhance finance in supply chains. International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, 13(2), 133-142. DOI: 10.1080/13675560903555167
This article shows how random aspects can be included into a value stream mapping approach.... Read more »
A typology to characterize supply chains by some distinctive functional and structural properties.... Read more »
Meyr, H., & Stadtler, H. (2008) Types of Supply Chains. Supply Chain Management and Advanced Planning, 65-80. info:/
A new risk assessment and monitoring methodology based on a case study from the automotive industry.... Read more »
Blackhurst, J., Scheibe, K., & Johnson, D. (2008) Supplier risk assessment and monitoring for the automotive industry. International Journal of Physical Distribution , 38(2), 143-165. DOI: 10.1108/09600030810861215
Predicting risks can be tricky, this article presents two methods to support the risk prediction: Data Mining and Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA).... Read more »
There are only very few studies, which investigate the impact of research in business has on the actual research field.
In other fields the impact is easily seen. Without research there would be no modern medicine, without research there would be no buildings rising 800m and more.
But where would business be without research in the business and economics sciences?... Read more »
de-Margerie, V., & Jiang, Bin. (2011) How relevant is OM research to managerial practice?. International Journal of Operations , 31(2), 124-147. info:/
This study takes a closer look at supply risk management, but this time from the perspective of several small companies. This article tries to answer the questions what risks small company owners (SCOs) see and how SCOs mitigate those risks.... Read more »
Ellegaard, C. (2008) Supply risk management in a small company perspective. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 13(6), 425-434. DOI: 10.1108/13598540810905688
The demand of many products is connected to the weather patterns during and before the selling season. Ice cream can be best sold during warm summers, of course. But also other food products or clothes exhibit weather dependent demand pattern.
This article by Chen and Yano (2010) has a look at improving contracting between a manufacturer of a product with weather dependent demand and its retailer. One is for sure: uncertain demand causes negative effects for the whole supply chain, and should be handled as such. The full paper can be downloaded here.... Read more »
Chen, F.Y., & Yano, C.A. (2010) Improving Supply Chain Performance and Managing Risk Under Weather-Related Demand Uncertainty. Management Science, 56(8), 1380-1397. DOI: 10.1287/mnsc.1100.1194
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