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Published Date
June 27, 2018
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Leaders in Supply Chain and Logistics - Podcast
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A podcast interview on Leaders in Supply Chain and Logistics, hosted by Radu Palamariu. 

Dr. Yossi Sheffi, professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he serves as Director of the MIT  Center for Transportation and Logistics. He is an expert in systems optimization, risk analysis, and supply chain management, which are the subjects he teaches and researches at MIT. He is the author of many scientific publications and five books. 

Published Date
May 11, 2018
Blog
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SCM World: A Gartner Community
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MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi has just published, along with Edgar Blanco of Amazon, the definitive book on sustainability in business. For supply chain enthusiasts like me the topic is endlessly complex and compelling, but arguably too big to pin down systematically. This new book, Balancing Green, does it. It is deep and technically credible, but also readable and loaded with familiar names and stories. Most importantly, it tackles the question of sustainability without a preconceived agenda.

Published Date
May 08, 2018
Blog
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Forbes
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Yossi Sheffi, Director of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, has done it again. He recently published a must-read book on sustainability. Balancing Green: When to Embrace Sustainability in a Business (and When Not To) is a well-researched book that cuts through many of the fallacies and wishful thinking that surrounds sustainability.

Published Date
May 04, 2018
Blog
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Boston Globe
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As a serial entrepreneur in the logistics field and director of MIT’s Center for Transportation and Logistics, Sheffi has spent a lot of time thinking about how complex networks of people, products, and vehicles operate. In his latest book, “Balancing Green: When to Embrace Sustainability in a Business (and When Not To),’’ Sheffi brings this perspective to the push for corporate responsibility, analyzing the challenges and benefits of “going green” in a multilayered global economy.

Published Date
April 03, 2018
Blog
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Supply Chain Management Review
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In his new book, MIT's Sheffi argues that companies need to find the right balance between investments in sustainability and maintaining their competitive advantage.

Published Date
November 07, 2017
Blog
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The Wall Street Journal
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MIT's Yossi Sheffi writes that a focus on technology has left workers and key companies short of abilities critical to organizational success, and schools need to fill the gap.

Published Date
June 01, 2017
Blog
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APICS Magazine
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More and more companies today are finding innovative ways to collaborate with supply chain research centers. When the projects are well planned and supported, the benefits of such partnerships can be substantial. Supply chain professionals often are surprised by how much value they derive, and the students involved enjoy the unique experience of applying their classroom-based knowledge in the real world.

Published Date
August 23, 2016
Blog
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MIT Sloan Management Review
Description

The repercussions of “Brexit,” Britain’s momentous decision to exit the European Union (EU), will reverberate across the globe for some time. But one striking conclusion from the many analyses of the June vote is that companies were not prepared for this game-changing event.

Published Date
August 01, 2016
Blog
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Inside Supply Management Magazine
Description

Low-spend items may be a lesser priority for suppliers, yet critical components for the companies buying them. 

Published Date
July 08, 2016
Blog
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MIT Sloan Management Review
Description

Not keeping all of your eggs in one supply basket is an appealing strategy to increase supply chain resilience. But it’s not always effective.