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Risk management special collection

This special collection brings together nine articles published in the print edition of CPO Agenda during the past three and a half years. These are grouped under the following headings:

 

Supplier failure

Supply risk management

Commodity risk management

Risk management

 

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SUPPLIER FAILURE.

 

A fine balancing act

by Nicolas Reinecke, Nicklas Garemo and Guido Baier

At the same time as helping to improve their firms’ cash positions, CPOs must keep key suppliers healthy and take advantage of strategic opportunities

Spring 2009

 

Reading suppliers’ vital signs

by Dan O’Regan

To diagnose suppliers most at risk of failure, CPOs need to move beyond traditional sources of intelligence and enlist staff at several levels

Winter 2008-09

 

  

SUPPLY RISK MANAGEMENT.

 

Defending the enterprise
by Brian Powilatis and Sarah Schwab
Leading procurement functions don’t rely on a ‘sense and respond’ approach to supply risk, they take proactive steps to protect their organisations
Winter 2008-09

 

Disruptive influences
by Vinod Singhal and Kevin Hendricks
Analysis of hundreds of cases of supply chain disruption show that they destroy shareholder value. Here’s how firms can mitigate the risks
Summer 2007
[READ EXECUTIVE SUMMARY]

 

An upside to the downturn
by Stephen Finch, Ashley Hubka and Grégory Kochersperger

Current economic conditions give CPOs the chance to build an organisation that not only protects against the downside of purchasing-related risks but also captures the upside

Spring 2009

 

Casting the net wider

by Dick Russill and Nick Wildgoose

When it comes to risk, most of procurement’s attention tends to be on supply chain disruption. But there are also plenty of dangers lurking inside an organisation’s four walls

Spring 2009

 

Smart moves in the transfer market

by Mauro Erriquez, Nicolas Reinecke and Walther Kiep

Many companies over-insure themselves. By taking a structured approach, procurement can help to optimise risk decisions and reduce insurance costs

Winter 2008-09 

 

Weathering the storm
by Yossi Sheffi
Bouncing back quickly from a supply chain disruption requires careful planning and design, strong supplier relationships and a flexible culture

Winter 2005
[READ EXECUTIVE SUMMARY]

 

 

COMMODITY RISK MANAGEMENT

 

Equipped for a bumpy ride

by Tom Bundgaard, Jon Hughes, Søren Vammen & Lasse Hvid-Jørgensen

A sustained period of volatility in commodity markets demands that procurement develop a more disciplined and skilled approach to managing cost risk

Autumn 2008

 

 

 

 

 

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