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2015 News in Brief



Yossi Sheffi releases his new book, “The Power of Resilience”

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The larger a company’s operations, the more susceptible it becomes to disruptions like natural disasters, political upheaval, industrial actions, and climate change. In his new book, “The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected,” Professor Yossi Sheffi ’77 discusses how large firms can lessen the shocks of a volatile world and essentially sketch effective disruption-prone operations. Business “can become better” at times of crisis, Sheffi says, “by also using the opportunity to fix long-term issues that cannot be dealt with without a crisis.” Read the story.