Covid forces rewrite of academic textbooks on supply chains and logistics

Truman Slate

When Marshall Fisher lately reviewed the outline of his prepared lecture series on international offer chain management at Wharton Small business Faculty which starts this month, he realised it necessary some intensive transforming.

“I swallowed hard, made the decision to throw absent the study course and get started once again,” claims Mr Fisher, professor of operations, facts and decisions.

He has due to the fact up to date practically 50 % his thirteen scheduled lessons with refreshing illustrations joined to coronavirus. “I assumed I just can not teach the same study course once again. Each time you open up the newspaper you see Covid and offer chains.”

The disruption of the pandemic in 2020, coming on top of the uncertainties encompassing US-China trade wars and Brexit negotiations, has served change a once specialist subject into a theme of growing issue for organizations, business educational facilities and broader culture. 

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