By Verena Brenner
Verena Brenner offers a scientific method for the research, dimension, and administration of offer chain disruptions. A terminological, theoretical and useful foundation for the research of provide chain disruptions is built to create a constant and transferable examine framework. to raised comprehend why definite offer chains are extra vulnerable to disruptions than others, this framework is then proven empirically in chilly chain logistics. according to a survey with nearly 60 provide chain experts from creation, distribution and retail of nutrition and prescribed drugs, drivers for resilience and vulnerability of provide chains are pointed out by means of evaluating how partnerships and transactions have been prepared. Thereby, innovations for assuring the robustness of provide chains are depicted and connections to company-internal danger administration are highlighted.
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Only once the negative deviation has been observed, it may be traced back to the events, which were in combination causing the deviation. This differentiation also implies that whereas in some cases, there is one event with such a high impact that it may cause a negative deviation alone, in other cases, various events each with relatively low impact have to occur jointly to cause the negative deviation. g. Cole (2010), who notes that potential causing events range on a continuum between everyday small events, and unusual as well as infrequent events.
Thereby, in the phase of potential disruption, none of the causing events has occurred, yet. However, for prevention purposes, the predisposition of the supply chain to the occurrence of disruptions can be assumed. In the second phase, the development of a disruption has already begun, as at least one event already occurred. However, this event or these events did not lead to the exceptional negative deviation yet, as initial negative deviations could be observed and an aggravation prevented. Hence, at this point, there is still the possibility to prevent the negative deviation from the plans if the accumulation of events and their effects can be hindered.
4, the data of the main investigation will be illustrated and summarized, to provide an overview on the sample and descriptive results. 5, where falsified hypotheses will be eliminated from the causal explanation model and the model adapted. 6 summarizes the results and findings of section 4. Section 5 is dedicated to the critical reflection of the thesis. 1, the main findings of the thesis will be illustrated and summarized, to provide an overview on the contributions to research on supply chain disruptions.