publication . Other literature type . Part of book or chapter of book . Article . 2014

Building a Natural Disaster Risk Index for Supply Chain Operations

Kun Liao; Ozden Bayazit; Fang Wang;
  • Published: 01 Oct 2014
  • Publisher: IGI Global
Abstract
<jats:p>Risk for an organization is associated with uncertainties in all areas of its operations. As firms move toward global sourcing, supply chain risk increases dramatically, which is linked to lower financial performance and market value. One major type of supply chain risk is disruptions caused by natural or man-made disasters. In this paper, major factors causing supply chain disruptions are identified based on resource dependency theory and contingency theory. As a result of the study, a comprehensive supply chain risk index for natural disasters is proposed by including two major factors (i.e. location and single source). Actions are suggested for supply...
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free text keywords: Resource dependence theory, Business, Supply chain risk management, Risk management, business.industry, Supply chain, Market value, Contingency theory, Service management, Operations management, Natural disaster
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publication . Other literature type . Part of book or chapter of book . Article . 2014

Building a Natural Disaster Risk Index for Supply Chain Operations

Kun Liao; Ozden Bayazit; Fang Wang;