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Managing Supply Chain Disruptions
Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management (2009)
  • Asoo J. Vakharia, University of Florida
  • Arda Yenipazarli, Georgia Southern University
Given the substantive negative financial, marketing, and operations related consequences of supply chain disruptions, it is not surprising that most organizations are expending significant efforts to develop effective disruption management strategies. Further, the focus on low cost (and lean) supply chains to control costs has also resulted in magnifying the impact of even a small disruption at any stage of the chain. Thus supply chain managers are constantly evaluating and trading-off the low costs of a lean supply chain with the benefits of a highly responsive (and potentially higher cost) supply chain. In this monograph, the authors provide a comprehensive review of the current research and practice related to managing supply chain disruptions. In essence, the focus is to structure and describe these extant contributions with a view to identify directions for future research.
  • Supply chains,
  • Disruptions,
  • Risk management,
  • Operation management,
  • Supply chain management,
  • Crisis management
Publication Date
October 20, 2009
Uday Karmarkar and Charles Corbett
Zac Rolnik
Citation Information
Asoo J. Vakharia and Arda Yenipazarli. "Managing Supply Chain Disruptions" Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management Vol. 2 (2009) p. 243 - 324
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