In this research, we answer the question "What are tips to identify supplier behaviors that may put the company at risk?" Tips include finding conditions under which first-tier suppliers are most likely to make risky trade-offs, asking permission from first-tier suppliers to contact their subtier suppliers, and interviewing subtier suppliers to learn about decisions made by first-tier suppliers that create hidden supply risk.
Identify the Conditions Under Which First Tier Suppliers Are Most Likely to Make Risky Trade-Offs
Ask Permission from First-Tier Suppliers to Contact Their Sub-Tier Suppliers
Interview Sub-Tier Suppliers to Learn About Decisions Made by First-Tier Suppliers That Create Hidden Supply Risk
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