Gartner Research

Risky Supplier Behavior Screens

Published: 12 January 2017

ID: G00364461

Analyst(s): Quality Research Team


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.

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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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