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The power of resilience: how the best companies manage the unexpected by Yossi Sheffi.

Overview: A catastrophic earthquake is followed by a tsunami that inundates the coastline, and around the globe manufacturing comes to a standstill. State-of-the-art passenger jets are grounded because of a malfunctioning part. A strike halts shipments through a major port. A new digital device decimates the sales of other brands and sends established firms to …
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Managing Global Supply and Risk: Best Practices, Concepts, and Strategies by Robert J. Trent, Llewellyn R. Roberts. ISBN: 9781604270143

Synopsis from the Publisher Managing Global Supply and Risk blends three distinct but interrelated topics: International purchasing, global supply management, and global risk management. It covers every aspect of supply management and explains in detail what it takes to pursue it successfully at the global level. Key Features The book presents the characteristics of a …
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Rethinking Risk Management in Financial Services

The World Economic Forum, with the support of The Boston Consulting Group, has launched the report, “Rethinking Risk Management in Financial Services: Practices from Other Domains”. The study takes an original approach to addressing the issues raised by the global financial crisis by analyzing seven domains outside financial services – aviation, fisheries, immunology, infectious disease …
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Global Risk Management Survey: Risk Management in the Spotlight

This sixth biannual survey of risk management by Deloitte practices across the financial services industry included responses from over 100 financial institutions around the world with aggregate assets of more than US$19 trillion. It found that financial institutions continue to have significant opportunities to strengthen their risk management processes and tools. The report provides insights …
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Managing Risk in Perilous Times: Practical Steps to Accelerate Recovery

This report by Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by ACE, KPMG, SAP and Towers Perrin explores current thinking around risk management and proposes ten practical steps that financial institutions could take to strengthen their governance and management of risk. The report is based on a program of in-depth interviews with leading participants from the financial …
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