Does Advance Warning Help Mitigate the Impact of Supply Chain Disruptions?

Sourish Sarkar

Penn State University - The Behrend College

Sourish Sarkar is an assistant professor in Sam & Irene Black School of Business, Pennsylvania State University--Erie since 2012. He received his Ph.D. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, Virginia). His research interests include inventory management, behavioral operation and organizational learning. His research appeared in International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistic Management, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, etc.


Disruption-related risk management is getting a wider attention in supply chain research. Literature often perceives proactive risk management (e.g., advance warning of a possible disruption) as a better approach than reactive... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Sourish Sarkar (Penn State University - The Behrend College)
  2. Sanjay Kumar (Valparaiso University)

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