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Emerging Risk Knowledge System: An Interdisciplinary Approach of Emerging Risk in Supply Chain Management

This paper present and describe the Emerging Risk Knowledge System (ERKS) which offers solutions to manage effectively complex and unstable situations like emerging risks. Current knowledge is a base for developing new knowledge. However, developing a new Knowledge System (using an interdisciplinary approach) will help the managers to re-evaluate their risk environment. The world's volatility proves that an interdisciplinary understanding of the role of knowledge in the management of supply chain risk is needed. What makes wise-decisions so challenging is that they have to be trapped in the fog of doubt and uncertainty, clouding our ability to make-clear assessments. It is agreed that each situation regarding the supply chain risk is unique and the challenge is to develop an interdisciplinary approach that is meaningful in the practical context. The objective of ERKS is to “train-our-minds” to be more efficient-about-optimizing our decision-making ability. Building on three components (perception, tools, and experiences) that influence one another it develops a system that makes a manager capable of designing new ways of handling disruptions in supply chain management. It aims to provide him with the knowledge he need for his strategy.

Wisdom, Emerging Risk Knowledge System, Supply Chain Risk, Perception, Emerging Risk

Athanasios Batsakidis, Alexander Tsigkas. (2023). Emerging Risk Knowledge System: An Interdisciplinary Approach of Emerging Risk in Supply Chain Management. American Journal of Operations Management and Information Systems, 7(4), 34-40.

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