Global Supply Chain Security and Management - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128007488, 9780128008201

Global Supply Chain Security and Management

1st Edition

Appraising Programs, Preventing Crimes

Authors: Darren Prokop
eBook ISBN: 9780128008201
Paperback ISBN: 9780128007488
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st March 2017
Page Count: 200
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Description

Global Supply Chain Security and Management: Appraising Programs, Preventing Crimes examines the relationship between securing a supply chain and promoting more efficient worldwide trade. Historically, the primary goal of supply chain security was guarding against theft and damage. Today, supply chains are also on the frontlines in the fight against terrorism.

This book showcases industry leaders and their best practices, also exploring how the government is both a policing organization and a supply chain partner. In addition, it covers the critical roles that various technologies play, focusing on how Big Data is collected and turned into knowledge.

By using the tools provided, readers will gain a stronger understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by any organization that imports or exports products.

Key Features

  • Outlines the latest technologies being used to secure infrastructures
  • Leverages game theory to express the strategic interactions of government and business
  • Covers the latest U.S. regulations and provides analytical tools to help make sense of these regulations
  • Incorporates the latest theories and techniques of industrial organization, economics, and security

Readership

Supply chain practitioners, students of supply chain management, and supply chain government officials

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • The Impact of Global Supply Chains
  • Introducing the Players
  • Issues and Problems Going Forward

Chapter 2. The Economics of Supply Chain Security

  • Basic Economics for Supply Chain Analysis
  • Industrial Organization
  • Game Theory
  • Issues and Problems Going Forward

Chapter 3. Threats to Supply Chains

  • Human Threats
  • Natural Threats
  • Issues and Problems Going Forward

Chapter 4. The Role of Government

  • Supply Chain Security Programs
  • The Domestic Context
  • The International Context
  • Disaster Relief Programs
  • Do the Programs Work?
  • Issues and Problems Going Forward

Chapter 5. The Role of Information Technology

  • From Data to Wisdom
  • Cybersecurity
  • Linking, Tracking, and Sensing Technology
  • The Big Data Challenge
  • Issues and Problems Going Forward

Chapter 6. The Business and Government Interface

  • The Goals of Business
  • The Goals of Government
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Issues and Problems Going Forward

Chapter 7. Trade Efficiency and Security: Are They a Trade-off?

  • Supply Chain Regulation
  • The Security-Efficiency Trade-off
  • The Economics of Supply Chain Security Regulation
  • Issues and Problems Going Forward

Chapter 8. Mitigating Risk and Measuring Success

  • Complexity and Risk in the Supply Chain
  • Measuring Success
  • Issues and Problems Going Forward

Chapter 9. The Future of Supply Chain Security

  • Nowhere to Hide
  • Goals Desired and Goals Missed
  • Globalization
  • Conclusions

Appendix: Some Useful Concepts and Analytical Tools

Details

No. of pages:
200
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780128008201
Paperback ISBN:
9780128007488

About the Author

Darren Prokop

Darren Prokop, Ph.D. is a professor of logistics in the College of Business & Public Policy at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. He is also the director of the Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management Program. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Manitoba in 1999.

Dr. Prokop specializes in transportation economics and its effects on international trade and supply chain security. He is also engaged in research examining the role of government policy as related to transportation, infrastructure provision, and non-tariff trade barriers. Dr. Prokop’s Alaska-based research and publications involve air cargo logistics and port development. In addition to publishing his research in academic journals and trade magazines, Dr. Prokop is an active consultant to government and business.

Dr. Prokop’s nearly 20-year academic career is also complemented by work in the manufacturing industry and in government as a policy economist.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of logistics and director of the Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management program, University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK, USA

Reviews

"…the volume does discuss security and traffic mátters in global trade…To cut losses industry and govt. must work together...and that's happening now, says the author." --Security Letter