Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

David Simchi-Levi and Don Rosenfield on Supply Chain Strategies in the wake of the Japan disaster

Excerpts from presentations at the China Leaders for Global Operations (CLGO) Lean Operations Club Forum on Supply Chain Risks after the Japan Mega-Disaster, at Shanghai Jiao Tong University on May 15, 2011. Prof. David Simchi-Levi (Civil and Environmental Engineering/Engineering Systems Division), the Engineering Co-Director of the MIT LGO program, talked about the value of agile procurement strategies in the face of disruptions. He spoke to the Phillips Albuquerque plant shut-down after a lightning strike and the different reactions of two major customers. Dr. Don Rosenfield (MIT Sloan), Program Director of the MIT LGO program, focused on supply chain and production strategies and balancing production geographically with the geographic distribution of markets.

Comments (0)

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

LGO

LGO

Category: Education | Updated 1 month ago

Created
June 27, 2011 16:18
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
6758 times

More from LGO

Jason Chen '12 on the LGO Experience

Jason Chen '12 on the LGO Experience

Added 2 years ago | 00:04:19 | 2396 views

The "MIT Factor" for LGOs

The "MIT Factor" for LGOs

Added almost 2 years ago | 00:01:57 | 2965 views

Dean David Schmittlein, MIT Sloan School of Management, on LGO: "A signature program for MIT"

Dean David Schmittlein, MIT Sloan S...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:02:20 | 5178 views

Olivier de Weck on Production in the Innovation Economy research

Olivier de Weck on Production in th...

Added over 2 years ago | 00:43:05 | 4894 views

LGO Alumni Career Panel

LGO Alumni Career Panel

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:05:32 | 8259 views

Heath Holtz '05, VP Supply Chain Nissan Europe: LGO global careers webinar

Heath Holtz '05, VP Supply Chain Ni...

Added 5 months ago | 00:44:15 | 729 views