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How to Improve Your Management of Supply Chains

This recording of TEC Canada’s Deeper Insights Webinar hosted by Professor Rungtusanatham of the Schulich School of Business, York University, provides strategic tips on how to effectively manage supply chains, particularly in a Canadian context.

As a C-suite executive, what questions should you be asking when it comes to your overall supply chain management and production process? What initiatives should you consider? What shouldn’t you do? The answers to these timely questions are revealed by leveraging Professor Rungtusanatham’s 25+ years of professional and research experience – both with for-profit and non-profit organizations. During this session, Professor Rungtusanatham also offers his insight into why he believes that effective supply chain management still has a long road ahead within Canada; however, there are things organizations should do right away.

By watching this webinar recording, you will become equipped with deeper insights surrounding:

  • Why effective management of supply chains means gauging decisions against the goal of right6.
  • Why effective management of supply chains views supply chains as “living organisms” that cannot – and should not – be completely controlled.
  • How effective management of supply chains focuses on managing  for disruptions and not just managing disruptions.

The importance of a strong and effective supply chain cannot be overstated. This session is an invaluable resource for anyone in business, so make sure to take advantage of it by watching the recording below!



M. Rungtusanatham is Canada Research Chair in Supply Chain Management at the Schulich School of Business, York University; a 2017 Fellow inductee of the Decision Sciences Institute, and an award-winning researcher and educator. He is considered one of the top 50 authors of operations management research and supply chain management research and one of the top contributors to the field of Operations Management, according to published sources. His research is supported by grants totaling more than US$295,000 and CAD$1,400,000, with his 60+ publications related to quality management, mass customization, and supply chain disruptions and relationships have appeared in top academic and business journals. His current research focuses on attributes, triggering events, performance consequences, and mitigation of supply disruptions. Rungtusanatham has also co-authored two introductory operations management textbooks and five teaching cases.


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