Supply Chain Security Management


The concept reviews the risks and challenges related to important aspects of security and threats, including piracy, terrorism and theft. The aim of the concept is to equip managers with the knowledge essential for effective supply chain management and risk mitigation.

Technique Overview

Supply Chain Security Management

Supply Chain Security Management Definition

Supply chain security management is the "application of policies, procedures, and technology to protect supply chain assets … from theft, damage, or terrorism and to prevent the unauthorised introduction of contraband, people... into the supply chain" (Closs and McGarrell, 2004).

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  • Autry, C.W. and Bobbitt, L.M. (2008) Supply Chain Security Orientation: Conceptual Development and a Proposed Framework. International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 19(1), pp. 42-64.
  • Autry, C.W. and Sanders, N. (2009) Supply Chain Security: A Dynamic Capabilities Approach. In G.A. Zsidisin and B. Ritchie, (Eds.) Supply Chain Risk: A Handbook of Assessment, Management, and Performance. Springer: New York.
  • Battles, W. (2008) Port of Houston Authority Achieves ISO 28000 Certification for Security Efforts. ISO Management Systems, pp.23-26, November-December.
  • Business Continuity Institute (2011) Business Continuity Institute Survey on Supply Chain Failure. Novemeber.

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