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CNN Politics
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April 11, 2021

There have been numerous stories in recent days about problems with the supply chain as the economy starts back up after last year's unprecedented shutdowns. Everything is connected and a hiccup here or there can cause delays and price increases for you and me.

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Medium
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April 1, 2021

This article is Meri Stevens, Worldwide Vice President of Supply Chain, Consumer Health and Deliver at Johnson & Johnson speaking with MIT CTL Director Prof. Yossi Sheffi on Mar. 17, 2021. Read how a global manufacturer has learned some vital lessons about managing uncertainty and planning for the future.

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MIT Sloan School of Management
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March 23, 2021

COVID-19 didn’t break the supply chain, it simply accelerated changes already underway, says MIT’s Yossi Sheffi. His new book details what’s coming next.

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PR Newswire
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March 17, 2021

The online Symposium will feature weekly themes including Future of Work, Digitalization Trends, Security, Privacy & Data, New Technologies, Economic Impact of Technology, and Enterprise Culture & Leadership. Attendees will learn how to leverage these insightful technologies to create nimble organizations in light of COVID-19.  Panel discussions will be led by CIOs and MIT thought leaders, including Dr. Yossi Sheffi, Keri Pearlson, Irving Wladawsky-Berger, and George Westerman.

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Supply Chain Management Review
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March - April 2021

The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics asked two leaders, Lynn Torrel, the chief procurement officer and supply chain officer at Flex, and Dave Wheeler, the chief operating officer at New Balance, to relate their pandemic experiences. The executives learned much about managing supply chains in extreme adversity, and how such a crisis requires companies to be innovative.

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North America’s Petrochemical Supply Chain Outlook 2021
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February 2021

Despite the shaky circumstances upon which many industries find themselves in 2021, the window on North America’s economy given by the petrochemical industry is showing a positive picture, even as companies experience both cyclical and structural shifts. The business of this critical sector, which touches 96% of all manufactured goods and in the US accounts for a quarter of GDP, is having to adapt its supply lines to the onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic while at the same time dealing with forces from both end-markets and its raw materials

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Inbound Logistics
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January 31, 2021

Spending more time at home these days? Hunker down and delve into everything from the future of retail to global transportation. Inbound Logistics has recommended Professor Sheffi's book The New (Ab)Normal for their Winter Reading Guide 2021. 

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Today's Machining World
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January 7, 2021

In the interview, Sheffi explains how companies and governments around the world have dealt with the supply chain disruption over the past year’s pandemic. He also gives insight on how people can prepare for the next time the world’s supply chain is turned on its head. 

Available as a blog here

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Forbes
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January 4, 2021

According to Professor Yossi Sheffi, supply chain is typically the “asphalt of the road” —that is, when it works, there’s no need to talk about it. When it doesn't, everyone notices it. 

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MSN Intelligencer
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December 18, 2020

The largest mass vaccination campaign in U.S. history is underway after the Food And Drug Administration issued an emergency authorization for the first COVID-19 vaccine on December 11...Close to a week after the first emergency authorization, the FDA is nearing an approval on a separate shot from Moderna as well. (previously published information in WSJ)