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Apply Three Best Practices to Event-Based Anticipation Inventory Situations

Published: 19 July 2017

ID: G00326246

Analyst(s): Paul Lord


Event-based situations involving anticipation inventory must be managed differently from operational supply decisions due to different trade-offs. Supply chain leaders can use this research to drive better alignment of situational decisions by ensuring the right balance between risk and opportunity.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Slow Down Event-Based Decision Making
    • Key Actions
  • Balance Opportunity With Risk Using Prospect Theory
    • Key Actions
  • Reinforce Value by Measuring Gains and Losses for Each Situational Event
    • Key Actions

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