Mitigating the Impact of Disruptions in Supply Chains

  • Wallace J. Hopp
  • Seyed M. R. Iravani
  • Zigeng Liu


Supply chain risk management is of growing importance, as globalization extends supply chains and makes them more vulnerable to a wide range of disruptive events. Supply interruptions can be the result of large-scale natural diasters, terrorist attacks, plant fires, electrical blackouts, financial or political crises, and many other scenarios.


Supply Chain Disruptive Event Supply Chain Network Recovery Plan Safety Stock 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wallace J. Hopp
    • 1
  • Seyed M. R. Iravani
    • 2
  • Zigeng Liu
    • 3
  1. 1.Stephen M. Ross School of BusinessUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Department of Industrial Engineering and Management ScienceNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA
  3. 3.Wisconsin School of BusinessUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMadisonUSA

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