Handbook for Supply Chain Risk Management: Case Studies, Effective Practices and Emerging Trends


Edited by Omera Khan, Ph.D., and George A. Zsidisin, Ph.D.


Failure to manage supply chain risk effectively can have a significant negative impact on an organization. Over 30 international contributing authors provide a set of best practices, processes, tools and techniques, supported by cases and illustrative examples, that can be adopted to proactively evaluate, manage, or mitigate risk in their supply chains and improve overall business performance.


Key Features:

  • Offers comprehensive coverage of current and future supply chain disruptions and risks such as globalization, outsourcing, Lean initiatives, information security, economic downturns, natural disasters and political upheaval
  • Includes a wide variety of cases from various industries demonstrating effective approaches that can be used for benchmarking, reducing the chance and financial impact of risk to a firm and its supply chains, and creating a more robust and resilient firm in the face of supply chain risk
  • Highlights the identification and mapping of risks in global supply chains
  • Provides managers with a set of best practices, processes, and tools and techniques that can be adopted to proactively evaluate, manage or mitigate risk in their supply chains and to improve overall business performance


Table of Contents

About the International Supply Chain Risk Management Network (ISCRiM)

Part I: Managing Risk in Global Supply Chains
Chapter 1: Introduction to Managing Risk in Global Supply Chains
Chapter 2: Current State of Risk Management in Global Sourcing
Chapter 3: The Supply Chain Risks of Global Sourcing
Chapter 4: Too Big for the Individual Firm: Creating Cooperative Networks to Solve Difficult Supply Chain Risk Challenges
Chapter 5: Developments in Organizational Performance Through Strategic Supply Chain Collaboration
Chapter 6: Performance-Based Logistics in Contingency Health Care Operations
Chapter 7: Risk Acceptance of GEEC Risk in Maritime Supply Chain Systems
Chapter 8: An Analysis of a Major Oil Spill Case in the Baltic Sea
Chapter 9: Political Risks in Contemporary Supply Chains: The Case of the Natural Gas Crisis
Chapter 10: Enegrisa: Managing Procurement Risks in the Turkish Energy Industry

Part II: Tools, Techniques, and Approaches
Chapter 11: Introduction to Tools, Techniques, and Approaches
Chapter 12: Managing Supply Chain Risk in Financial Services
Chapter 13: A Comparative Study of Financial and Operational Measures in the Automotive Industry
Chapter 14: A Toolkit to Secure Supplies for Effective Supply Chain Risk Management in the Aircraft Construction Industry
Chapter 15: Using Information Technology to Mitigate Supply Network Risk
Chapter 16: Practical Approaches to Supply Chain Continuity: New Challenges and Timeless Principles
Chapter 17: Strategic Supply Management: The Litmus Test for Risk Management in a Three-Echelon Supply Chain
Chapter 18: Assessing Project Risks within the Supply Chain of SELEX Sistemi Integrati (Finmeccanica)
Chapter 19: Estimation of Disruption Risk Exposure in Supply Chains: Three Cases