Decentralized Supply Risk Management

35 Pages Posted: 28 May 2010 Last revised: 3 Apr 2012

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Goker Aydin

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Volodymyr Babich

McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

Damian R. Beil

Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Zhibin (Ben) Yang

University of Oregon - Lundquist College of Business

Date Written: September 28, 2010

Abstract

In a 2008 survey of 138 companies, 58% reported that they suffered financial losses within the last year due to a supply disruption. This article emphasizes the challenges and opportunities in supply risk management arising from the decentralized nature of supply chains and highlight how supply risks influence the interactions among firms in supply networks, review insights into decentralized supply risk management from the extant academic research and point out important future research directions.

Keywords: Supply Risk, Supply Disruptions, Competition, Asymmetric Information, Mechanism Design

Suggested Citation

Aydin, Goker and Babich, Volodymyr and Beil, Damian R. and Yang, Zhibin, Decentralized Supply Risk Management (September 28, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1616969 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1616969

Goker Aydin

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering ( email )

1205 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

Volodymyr Babich (Contact Author)

McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University ( email )

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Washington, DC 20057
United States

Damian R. Beil

Stephen M. Ross School of Business ( email )

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Ann Arbor, MI MI 48109
United States

HOME PAGE: http://https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/damianbeil/

Zhibin Yang

University of Oregon - Lundquist College of Business ( email )

1208 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1208
United States

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