Managing Supply Chains and Operations During Crises

Toilet paper rarely makes headlines. But perhaps no other commercial product save hand sanitizer has become as emblematic of the global anxieties caused by the coronavirus pandemic as toilet paper – or the lack thereof. Unlike hand sanitizer, however, most experts agree that the rush to hoard toilet paper stems from an illogical anxiety, one planted in the notion that the supply chain will suddenly break: that manufacturers will abruptly stop producing toilet paper and that supermarkets will be unable to stock… Read More