What Supply Chain Managers Can Do About Safety Recalls?
If you are in Australia, it is more than likely that you already know this saga. If you are not in Australia, or do not follow the news cycle, take a look at the video below: This happens all too often. Once every few months, in some part of the world, a crisis of similar
It is ironic that though the CFOs are at the absolute center of the universe within their organisations, when it comes to succession into CEOs role, boards are as almost as likely to overlook the CFOs candidature, as they are likely to give them the nod. At a first sight it looks like a puzzle.
Why Almost Everybody is Missing the Most Important Point in Their Solution to Amazon’s Threat to Australian Retailers
HOW BIG AMAZON’S THREAT TO AUSTRALIAN RETAILERS? Yesterday (on 2nd November 2017) I happened to briefly glance at the Australian Financial Review – the key finance newspaper in this country while I was waiting in the lobby for a meeting. Almost the entire paper was devoted to just one single topic – AMAZON’S THREAT TO
Good solid supply chain thinkers are in high demand and low supply. I would know, I run this company called Global Supply Chain Group for the last 17 years. It appears that it was not too long ago (when we formed this company) – most business people were struggling to understand what is supply chain
How Organizational Silos Can Ruin Your Supply Chain
Organizational silos are based on the division of labor, on organizing the labor in such a way that each individual specialized in what he/she knows best, so that it can all be integrated in such a manner that a cohesive whole which is created in the result is much better in quality and much cheaper
Why Every Start-up Always Has a Supply Chain Problem?
There is a common assumption that every company’s supply chain should be similar, if not the same. Even learned professors at august institutions write highly prescriptive articles in highly regarded magazines such as Harvard Business Review saying these things. For example see this article by a Stanford professor, on which I had a running correspondence