Published: 12 January 2017
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.
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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