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The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Yossi Sheffi


This book focuses on deep-tier risks, corporate social responsibility risks, cybersecurity risks, global raw material risks, long-term disruptions, business continuity planning, risk and disruption detection, and the potential for systemic disruptions. The interconnectedness of the global economy today means that unexpected events in one corner of the globe can ripple through the world’s supply chain and affect customers everywhere. For example, an earthquake and tsunami in Japan brought manufacturing around the globe to a standstill. State-of-the-art passenger jets are grounded because of a m ... More

Keywords: Supply chain, Risk management, Resilience, Business continuity planning, Disruption, Detection, Cybersecurity, Corporate social responsibility, Case studies, Crisis response and prevention

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780262029797
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Yossi Sheffi, author
Massachusetts Institute of Technology