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Toyota v GM: Resilience in a Volatile World

Toyota v GM: Resilience in a Volatile World

Why did Toyota suffer losses while General Motors sailed through the after effects of the tsunami in Japan in March 2011? And how is our understanding of resilience changing? Harvard Business Review asked these questions of [...]

Critical National Infrastructure Scenarios: Take Part!

Critical National Infrastructure Scenarios: Take Part!

Prestigious Kings College London (KCL) is inviting our UK colleagues to join their study on on Critical National Infrastructure (CNI), Resilient Futures, in a rather interesting way. Looking as far ahead as 2050, they need your views [...]

Supply Chain Resilience Guide (Free)

Supply Chain Resilience Guide (Free)

Issued in 2012 as part of their Be Prepared series, Monitoring Supply Chains; Maximising Resilience is a 15 page offering from EEF, The Manufacturers’ Organisation. The forward states, “Supply chain resilience has been tested and re-tested [...]

Free in London – May 30, 2012

Free in London – May 30, 2012

There are a few free places left for a Risk & Resilience afternoon on May 30, 2012 – from 13:00 to 18:00 – in Canary Wharf.   If you want to attend, book them before they [...]

Recoverability = R x P x C

Recoverability = R x P x C

Management often calls for us to provide a measure of our preparedness and to be able to predict the likelihood of “recoverability”. Many of us think these are impossible questions to answer, since the variables are [...]

Does “Just in Time” mean no resilience?

Does “Just in Time” mean no resilience?

A 2011 article by the Guardian newspaper suggests the UK “could only withstand a week of disruption after a major event before spiralling into chaos” because of ‘just in time’ business models “that stress lean, ultra [...]

Bus Con v Resilience

Bus Con v Resilience

There’s a debate about Business Continuity verses resilience.  Are you in on it?  Your opinion counts. A number of organisations seem to have begun calling their Business Continuity departments “Resilience Departments” and, perhaps observing the trend, [...]

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