Arash Azadegan research on supply chain disaster recovery efforts highlighted in FleetOwner

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Newark, NJ


Research by Arash Azadegan, Ph.D., a professor of supply chain management at Rutgers Business School, indicates that specific leadership qualities can more effectively speed recovery following a supply chain disaster.

Yet those skills sets shift depending on the supply chain "disaster phase" a company finds itself in, he argued during a presentation at the 95th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) being held this week in Washington, D.C.

"Because of JIT [just in time] practices, the Internet, and globalization, the 'dominoes' of the supply chain are now very close together – and the closer they are, the faster they fall," Azadegan said. "It's what called the 'ricochet effect.'"

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