The Resilient Enterprise: Overcoming Vulnerability for Competitive Advantage

@inproceedings{Sheffi2005TheRE,
  title={The Resilient Enterprise: Overcoming Vulnerability for Competitive Advantage},
  author={Yossi Sheffi},
  year={2005}
}
What happens when fire strikes the manufacturing plant of the sole supplier for the brake pressure valve used in every Toyota? When a hurricane shuts down production at a Unilever plant? When Dell and Apple chip manufacturers in Taiwan take weeks to recover from an earthquake? When the U.S. Pacific ports are shut down during the Christmas rush? When terrorists strike? In The Resilient Enterprise, Yossi Sheffi shows that companies' fortunes in the face of such business shocks depend more on… 
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