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Managing risk in global supply chains
The INSEAD–Wharton Alliance on Globalizing
With supply chains stretched around the globe, how can companies manage the inherent risks of moving raw materials, components and finished products across diverse cultures, currencies, and regulations? This chapter discusses two basic types of risk management issues in global supply chains: matching supply to demand and addressing disruptions to supply chain activity. On the first issue, there is much to be learned from options-based thinking and flexibility/risk-sharing features ofdoi:10.1017/cbo9780511522093.013 fatcat:sw3f5r3zu5gslauqc7wp6agyzm