Managing Supply Chains on the Silk Road: Strategy, Performance, and Risk

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Managing Supply Chains on the Silk Road: Strategy, Performance, and Risk

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Rating : 4.79 (522 Votes)
Asin : 1439867208
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 323 Pages
Publish Date : 2014-04-20
Language : English

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… the book examines a wide range of issues arising from a multicultural perspective. … Haksoz, Seshadri, and Iyer have brought together 28 scholars and business executives from different continents to share their perspectives about past and present trading activities along the Silk Road. … provides clear insights of the past and the present that will help academics and practitioners to gain a better understanding of the future.-Christopher Tang, University of California, Los Angeles

His current research focuses on risk intelligence, supply chain risk management, creativity and improvisation, supply chain/energy contracts, supply chain networks on the Silk Road, and climate change/weather/water risk. Sridhar Seshadri is Professor of Information, Risk, and Operations Management at McCombs School of Business, University of Texas, Austin. His current research focuses on equilib

This fresh perspective provides insights for assessing performance and hedging risk and opens up new directions for research. Rather, it was practiced for centuries along the Silk Road and became the foundation for today’s global supply chains. … Haksoz, Seshadri, and Iyer have brought together 28 scholars and business executives from different continents to share their perspectives about past and present trading activities along the Silk Road. Historically important trade routes for goods of all kinds for more than 3000 years, the Silk Road has once again come to prominence. It takes a results-oriented, comparative approach to supply chain management covering structural, strategic, and operational topics.The book first presents how