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Ignition Guide to Supplier Risk Management

Published: 16 April 2017

ID: G00385984

Analyst(s): Procurement Research Team


This guide includes documents that will help you identify top supplier-related risks your business is facing, create supplier tiers based on their association with top risks, and write effective mitigation and business continuity plans.

Table Of Contents



Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 1 of 5: Identify and Prioritize Business Risks


Step 2 of 5: Evaluate Suppliers Based on Prioritized Business Risks


Step 3 of 5: Prioritize Top-Tier Suppliers Based on Risk Scores


Step 4 of 5: Mitigate and Manage Risks for Top-Tier Suppliers


Step 5 of 5: Monitor Risks for Top-Tier Suppliers


Review Your Performance

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