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Mitigating the “Humin Errur” Risk

– There is a retrospective report on May 18, 2011 in The Wall Street Journal by Yuka Hayashi and Phred Dvorak, with the title “Fresh Tales of Chaos Emerge From Early in Nuclear Crisis,” which describes the first few minutes following the earthquake that hit Japan on 3-11-11 and how workers in…

Supply Chains at Risk

– As I am writing this, a devastated Japanese nation is still struggling to recoup from the triple-whammy of earthquake, tsunami, and potential nuclear power plant meltdown. We need to wait until we know more of the facts before examining whether contingency planning was as good as it might have…