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Global Supply Chain Security and Management

  • ID: 3946948
  • Book
  • Region: Global
  • 200 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Global Supply Chain Security and Management: Appraising Programs, Preventing Crimes examines the relationship between securing a supply chain and promoting more efficient worldwide trade. Historically, the primary goal of supply chain security was guarding against theft and damage. Today, supply chains are also on the frontlines in the fight against terrorism.

This book showcases industry leaders and their best practices, also exploring how the government is both a policing organization and a supply chain partner. In addition, it covers the critical roles that various technologies play, focusing on how Big Data is collected and turned into knowledge.

By using the tools provided, readers will gain a stronger understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by any organization that imports or exports products.

  • Outlines the latest technologies being used to secure infrastructures
  • Leverages game theory to express the strategic interactions of government and business
  • Covers the latest U.S. regulations and provides analytical tools to help make sense of these regulations
  • Incorporates the latest theories and techniques of industrial organization, economics, and security

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1. Introduction 2. The Economics of Supply Chain Security 3. Threats to Supply Chains 4. The Role of Government 5. The Role of Information Technology 6. The Business and Government Interface 7. Trade Efficiency and Security: Are They a Trade-off? 8. Mitigating Risk and Measuring Success 9. The Future of Supply Chain Security

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Prokop, Darren
Darren Prokop, Ph.D. is a professor of logistics in the College of Business & Public Policy at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. He is also the director of the Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management Program. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Manitoba in 1999.

Dr. Prokop specializes in transportation economics and its effects on international trade and supply chain security. He is also engaged in research examining the role of government policy as related to transportation, infrastructure provision, and non-tariff trade barriers. Dr. Prokop's Alaska-based research and publications involve air cargo logistics and port development. In addition to publishing his research in academic journals and trade magazines, Dr. Prokop is an active consultant to government and business.

Dr. Prokop's nearly 20-year academic career is also complemented by work in the manufacturing industry and in government as a policy economist.

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