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Managing Risk to Ensure Business Continuity at Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (A)

Published 28 Jan 2013
Reference 5921
Topic Operations
Region North America
Summary

The case study focuses on risk management practices at Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative, in particular the organization’s crisis preparedness to ensure business continuity. The case provides detailed information on the dairy industry as well as the specific operations of Maryland & Virginia. It can be included in a risk management discussion within the context of supply chain management for an MBA or executive audience.

Teaching objectives

The objective of the case study is to present a practical risk management framework seen through the lens of an important, but often overlooked, industry.

Keywords
  • Risk management
  • Disruption risk
  • Business continuity
  • Crisis management
  • Dairy industry
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