Posts Tagged ‘risk’

Identifying, Measuring, and Taking Action on the Risks of China

Thursday, September 2, 2010 6:09 7 Comments

Risk.  Everyone in China is exposed to it.  Some recognize it, and act on it, better than others This was the topic of several conversations between myself and Neal Beatty (Regional Director, Global Client Services for Control Risks).  In some ways it was a followup to the interview I did of Dane Chamorro, his colleague, […]

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Apple’s China Supply Chain Issues Require IMMEDIATE Attention and Action

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 12:46 9 Comments

News of a 25 year old committing suicide at Apple’s primary China supplier (Foxconn) has once again brought to the front burner the difficulties of managing outsourced operations, and the risk to the brand that these arrangements bring when improperly managed. It is a situation that sadly I believe could have been avoided, and that […]

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