How risk and uncertainty is used in Supply Chain Management: a literature study: A literature study and a preliminary model

Lars Bøge Sørensen

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Abstract

Keywords Supply Chain Management, Risk Management, Supply Chain Risk ManagementAbstract To comply with Supply Chain Management dogma companies have cut their inventoriesto a minimum, lead times have been shortened, new suppliers have been chosen and the customerportfolio has been reduced. All of these activities impose a great deal of risk on the firms,jeopardizing the survival of entire supply chains. In this article the author intends to investigateand document the use and meaning of Risk and Uncertainty within journals publishing material onSupply Chain Management and Logistics. Subsequently suggestions for further research areproposed - the integration of Risk Management into the discipline of Supply Chain Design.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationKøbenhavn
Number of pages28
ISBN (Electronic)x645152705
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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