Book Chapter

Development of a risk-oriented strategic sourcing (ROSS) framework for the construction and electronics manufacturing industries

M Kotula, W HO

Supply Management Research | Springer Nature | Published : 2014

Abstract

Strategic sourcing has increased in importance in recent years, and now plays an important role in companies’ planning. The current volatility in supply markets means companies face multiple challenges involving lock‐in situations, supplier bankruptcies or supply security issues. In addition, their exposure can increase due to natural disasters, as witnessed recently in the form of bird flu, volcanic ash and tsunamis. Therefore, the primary focus of this study is risk management in the context of strategic sourcing. Few studies discovered the real risk impact and status of risk management in strategic sourcing, and evaluation across countries within the electronics manufacturing sector. This..

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