Research in Supply Chain Risk: Historical Roots and Future Perspectives

  • George A. ZsidisinEmail author
  • Michael Henke
Part of the Springer Series in Supply Chain Management book series (SSSCM, volume 7)


Risk has always existed in business and networks—well before the terms supply chain and supply chain management became part of our lexicon. However, our understanding of supply chain risk only started to coalesce approximately twenty years ago. The purpose of this chapter is to highlight how "Revisiting Supply Chain Risk" serves as a bridge between our current knowledge of supply chain risk to where we believe the discipline will evolve.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Supply Chain Management and AnalyticsVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA
  2. 2.TU Dortmund University, Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IMLDortmundGermany

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