In an earlier post I mentioned that we are currently working with Professor Alex Triantis of the Robert H. Smith School of Business to develop a new set of risk […]
Good piece in the latest issue of Operational Risk & Regulation on managing physical security risk. A quote: Companies operating in dangerous places need to have structures in place to […]
Got Milk Contracts? Indeed!
Futures, Options Activity Climbs as Farmers, Food Firms Hedge Price Swings
Foxconn Plans to Lift Pay Sharply at Factories in China
China watchers predicting increasing labor cost have another data point…
BEIJING — Foxconn Technology, one of the biggest manufacturers of products for Apple, Dell, Hewlett-Packard and other electronics companies, said Saturday that it would sharply raise worker salaries at its Chinese factories.
Today, Justin Picard (Chief Scientist at France’s Advanaced Track and Trace) and I submitted a paper for the World Economic Forum’s Global Enabling Trade Report 2012. The focus of the […]
At a recent meeting, a senior executive at a major global brand asked me what other companies are doing about “China risk” these days. This morning, I came across a […]
The World Economic Forum’s Risk Response Network has just published a new study which Accenture helped prepare. The Executive Summary is below: Global supply chains and transport networks form the […]
A recent piece on Bloomberg.com by Peter S. Green notes a fascinating new line of inquiry some investment managers are starting to take. Notes the piece: Jonas Kron is worried […]