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Japan Disaster Shakes Up Supply-Chain Strategies

This article from Harvard Business Review illustrates how a lack of planning can make even a horrible natural disaster's impact even more destructive. The 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan caused many supply chains to fail, affecting not only Japan but the whole world's production lines. The article explains how this supply chain “shake up” radically modifies the understanding of strategies in production and redundancy.

 

 

 

 

About Anne Grybowski

Anne is a former staff writer for CAI's Accelerating IT Success, with a degree in Media Studies from Penn State University.

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