10 Readings on Supply Chain Risk: Follow-Up to the November Opex Academy Session

Larry Snyder, Ph.D. Senior Research Associate
Read Time: 2 minutes apprx.

Whether or not you attended the November Opex Academy session on Modeling and Mitigating Supply Chain Risk, here are 10 articles and books that are great reads for anyone wanting to learn more about the how to consider ongoing risks within their supply chains. (Note: Some of these articles are behind paywalls.)

By the way, if you missed the session, the slides and recording are always available online.

  1. The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected, Sheffi, MIT Press, 2017.
  2. The Four Myths of Supply Chain Risk, Snyder, Opex Analytics blog, Sep 30, 2017.
  3. OR/MS Models for Supply Chain Disruptions: A Review, Snyder et al., IIE Transactions 48(2), 2016, pages 89-109.
  4. From Superstorms to Factory Fires: Managing Unpredictable Supply-Chain Disruptions, Simchi-Levi, Schmidt, and Wei, Harvard Business Review, Jan-Feb 2014.
  5. The Resilient Enterprise: Overcoming Vulnerability for Competitive Advantage, Sheffi, MIT Press, 2007.
  6. Perspectives in Supply Chain Risk Management, Tang, International Journal of Production Economics 103(2), 2006, pages 451-488.
  7. An Empirical Analysis of the Effect of Supply Chain Disruptions on Long-Run Stock Price Performance and Equity Risk of the Firm, Hendricks and Singhal, Production and Operations Management 14(1), 2005, pages 35–52.
  8. Managing Disruption Risks in Supply Chains, Kleindorfer and Saad, Production and Operations Management 14(1), 2005, pages 53-68.
  9. Managing Risk to Avoid Supply-Chain Breakdown, Chopra and Sodhi, MIT Sloan Management Review, Fall 2004.
  10. Strategies for Uncertain Times, Simchi-Levi, Snyder, and Watson, Supply Chain Management Review, Jan-Feb 2002.