Supply Chain Risk Management: Resilience and Business Continuity

  • Mauricio F. Blos
  • Hui Ming Wee
  • Wen-Hsiung Yang
Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 33)


The last decade has been extraordinary, as it is marked by a succession of disasters. The risks in supply chain are critical because of increasing outsourcing, off-shoring, product variety, lean manufacturing and supply chain security. Moreover, organizations and societies are at a greater risk of system failure because of the massive interdependency throughout the global supply chains. Due to those facts, continuity is the main concern of any supplier. This chapter gives an overview on how a better supply chain decision making with risk can be made so as to achieve supply chain resilience and business continuity.


Supply Chain Business Process Business Function Entire Supply Chain Supply Chain Risk 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mauricio F. Blos
    • 1
  • Hui Ming Wee
    • 2
  • Wen-Hsiung Yang
    • 3
  1. 1.SONY do Brasil Ltda, Supply Chain SolutionsManausBrasil
  2. 2.Industrial and Systems Engineering DepartmentChung Yuan Christian UniversityChungliTaiwan
  3. 3.University of Liverpool Management SchoolLiverpoolUK

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