The Anti-Fragile Supply Chain: Beyond Resilience And Robustness – Thrive In Chaos
Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder is a 2012 book by a brilliant academic and investor Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
In this book he defines ANTIFRAGILE as follows:
“Some things benefit from shocks; they thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness, disorder, and stressors and love adventure, risk, and uncertainty. Yet, in spite of the ubiquity of the phenomenon, there is no word for the exact opposite of fragile. Let us call it antifragile.”
If you have anything to do with supply chains in the last 5 years, you would already know that today almost every supply chain is extremely fragile. And, when it breaks down it takes the company down with it.
Occasionally, with a lot of effort, a leader manages to bring some amount of resilience into his/her company’s supply chain.
So, the key question is – what would it take to make your supply chain antifragile? Clearly, if you ever manage to do so it will of immense value to your company, its investors, management, customers and suppliers.
This report answers one single question – what would it take to make your supply chain antifragile?