Swans and elephantsA typology to capture the challenges of food supply chain risk assessment

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Type Review article
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)288-297
Number of pages10
JournalTrends in Food Science and Technology
Volume106
Early online date14 Oct 2020
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Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2020
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Abstract

As a result of internal or external shocks, food supply chains can transition between existing regimes of assembly and planned activity to situations that are unexpected or unknown. These events can occur without warning, causing stress, shift, even collapse, and impact on business/supply chain viability.

Keywords

  • Black elephant, Black swan, Grey swan, Risk assessment, Supply chain shock

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