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Private Sector Resilience: It is All in the Supply Chain

PrepTalks GraphicDr. Yossi Sheffi's PrepTalk, “Private Sector Resilience: It is All in the Supply Chain”, explains the modes of failure in supply chain networks, explores new ways to think about disruptions, and showcases a General Motors case study on the complexities of supply chain management.

"Prior relationships between all elements of public sector and all elements of private sector are crucial", said Dr. Sheffi. "Collaboration andcommunication is key to effective resilience and effective response." Dr. Sheffi is Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems and Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL).

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Photo of Dr. Yossi SheffiYossi Sheffi is Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems and Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL). He is an expert in supply chain management and is the author of five books. Under his leadership, the CTL has launched many educational, research, and industry/government outreach programs, including the MIT SCALE network involving six academic centers around the world. Recently, CTL has launched the on-line Micromaster’s program, reaching over 300,000 students worldwide.

Outside the institute, Dr. Sheffi has consulted with numerous organizations. He has also founded or co-founded five successful companies, all acquired by large enterprises. Dr. Sheffi has been recognized in numerous ways in academic and industry forums winning multiple awards and honors. He obtained his PH.D from MIT in 1978.

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04/16/2019 - 12:58