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Development of a supply chain risk mitigation index for distillery

P. Raghuram (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India)
Perumalla Sandeep (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India)
V. Raja Sreedharan (BEAR LAB, Rabat Business School, Université Internationale de Rabat, Rabat, Morocco)
Tarik Saikouk (La Rochelle Business School, Excelia Group, CERIIM, La Rochelle, France)

The TQM Journal

ISSN: 1754-2731

Article publication date: 8 September 2020

Issue publication date: 27 April 2021

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Abstract

Purpose

A huge number of events can affect the operations of a long and complicated supply chain. This paper deals with the development of a supply chain risk mitigation index (SCRMI) based on a risk mitigation maturity framework. A comprehensive list of supply chain risks has been ascertained and segregated into risks faced at various supply chain echelons through a detailed literature review.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper is based on an extensive literature review and questionnaire to identify risks. order of magnitude analytic hierarchy process (OM-AHP) was used as the methodology to assess the prioritization of supply chain risks under two clusters, viz., Probability and severity leading to risk were tested in a distillery.

Findings

SCRMI was determined and used to categorize their maturity level in facing supply chain risks. Thus, organization can focus on improvements for their specific needs.

Research limitations/implications

The model was tested in the distillery industry. It should be tested in other contexts with other methods to provide generalizability.

Practical implications

This research provides direction to managers for choosing risk mitigation strategies based on the global supply chain environment. SCRMI can be a performance metric for the supply chain managers.

Originality/value

The manufacturer's readiness to take action in the face of disruptions in the supply chain is a critical challenge in today's complex business environment and SCRMI framework is instrumental in such business environment.

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Citation

Raghuram, P., Sandeep, P., Sreedharan, V.R. and Saikouk, T. (2021), "Development of a supply chain risk mitigation index for distillery", The TQM Journal, Vol. 33 No. 3, pp. 618-639. https://doi.org/10.1108/TQM-01-2020-0008

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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