Supply Chain Resilience – Reconceptualizing Risk Management in a Post-Pandemic World

Objective of the book

This book provides insights from research and practice in how organizations were able to sustain resilience in their global supply chains during the COVID-19 pandemic and to advance the understanding of supply chain risk management. The chapters highlight the lessons learned, insist on new models for resilience, suggest improved supply chain risk methodologies and bridge the gap between research and practice. It helps readers acquire greater knowledge, strategic approaches, new methods, and practical tools for ensuring global supply chain resilience.


Target group

  • Supply Chain Manager and Risk Manager, who aim to deal with the latest research results that can be implemented in their own supply chains.
  • Students with focus on business, logistics, and SCM who want to gain the latest insights into supply chain risk management.



  • Part I: Approaches, Methods and Models
  • Part II: Industry Insights and Technology Applications
  • Part III: Lessons Learned



  • Prof. Dr. Omera Khan is Professor of Supply Chain Management and Director of the MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Royal Holloway University of London, UK. She has gained international recognition for her research and thought leadership in Supply Chain Risk Management and Resilience and she teaches regularly as an adjunct Professor at universities around the world. As a strategic supply chain risk expert, she provides consultancy, advisory and training to businesses that are undergoing business transformation, build resilience, develop dynamic teams and prepare for future disruptions through customised solutions. She is a highly acclaimed speaker and is regularly invited to deliver keynotes and speak at global conferences and corporate events.
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Huth is Professor of Business Administration, in particular logistics at Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Germany. He also acts as head of the master program ‘Supply Chain Management’ (M.Sc.) and as scientific director of ‘HFD at HOLM’, the Fulda University’s research centre at the ‘House of Logistics and Mobility’ in Frankfurt, Germany. From 2009 until 2011, he was Vice-Dean and from 2011 until 2014 Dean of the Department of Business. His research focuses on supply chain risk management, digitization in supply chains, and process management. His publication list includes textbooks on logistics and process management and an edited volume on logistics risk management.
  • Prof. George A. Zsidisin, Ph.D. (Arizona State University), CPSM, C.P.M. is the John W. Barriger III Professor and Director of the Supply Chain Risk and Resilience Research (SCR3) Institute at the University of Missouri – St. Louis, USA. Professor Zsidisin’s research focuses on how firms assess and manage risk associated with supply disruptions and price volatility in their supply chains. He has published over 80 research and practitioner articles and seven books. His research on supply chain risk has been funded by the AT&T Foundation and IBM, and he has received numerous awards, such as from the Institute for Supply Management, Deutsche Post, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, and the Decision Sciences Institute. Further, he is one of the founding members of the International Supply Chain Risk Management (ISCRiM) network, teaches and leads discussions on supply chain management and risk with various Executive Education Programs and numerous companies in the U.S. and Europe, is co-Editor Emeritus of the Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management and serves on the Editorial Review Board for several academic supply chain journals.
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Henke is Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML), Dortmund, Germany and holds the Chair in Enterprise Logistics at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at TU Dortmund University, Germany. Furthermore, he is Adjunct Professor for Supply Chain Management at the School of Business and Management of Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland. His research focuses inter alia on Management of Industry 4.0 and Platform Economy, Blockchain and Smart Contracts, Financial Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Risk Management, Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.


Bibliographical Informationen

1. Edition, 2023
256 Pages
ISBN: 978-3031164880



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