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Contingency planning for the supply experiment

Ira S. Lowry

Contingency planning for the supply experiment

by Ira S. Lowry

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing policy -- United States,
  • Housing subsidies -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIra S. Lowry.
    SeriesRand note -- N-1036-HUD.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Office of Policy Development and Research.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 43 p. ;
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17624742M
    OCLC/WorldCa7096681

    Teagarden St. • San Leandro, CA • • When Hurricane Rita threatened Solectron's Austin, Texas, facility in September , the company set its contingency plan in motion. "Once the hurricane was predicted, we immediately began notifying our supply chain partners, tracking the storm's progress, and compiling and distributing checklists," recalls Mike Haikola, Solectron's global business continuity manager.

      Contingency Planning and Disaster Recovery: Protecting Your Organization's Resources outlines practical disaster recovery goals and explains how to best meet these goals through a step-by-step plan. The report includes a discussion of who should be involved in the planning and why it is essential to identify and prioritize critical business.   Those tips -- including increasing supplier diversity, preparing for transportation mode flexibility and creating contingency planning for internal threats -- are worth a revisit. Today's companies are more vulnerable to the impact of supply chain operations than many of us would like to think.

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Santa Monica, CA: Rand, (OCoLC) Plans for the Housing Assistance Supply Experiment should consider contingencies that would hamper the research or damage the communities in which the experiment is to be conducted.

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