Title: Supply chain risk management: an exploratory research in Brazilian aerospace industry

Authors: Kelly Ayumi Funo; Jorge Muniz Jr.; Fernando Augusto Silva Marins; Valerio A.P. Salomon

Addresses: Production Department, Sao Paulo State University, Av. Ariberto Pereira da Cunha 333, Guaratingueta, SP 12.516-410, Brazil. ' Production Department, Sao Paulo State University, Av. Ariberto Pereira da Cunha 333, Guaratingueta, SP 12.516-410, Brazil. ' Production Department, Sao Paulo State University, Av. Ariberto Pereira da Cunha 333, Guaratingueta, SP 12.516-410, Brazil. ' Production Department, Sao Paulo State University, Av. Ariberto Pereira da Cunha 333, Guaratingueta, SP 12.516-410, Brazil

Abstract: This paper aimed to analyse supply chain risk factors in aerospace industry. It was conducted an exploratory research at an important Brazilian aerospace company. This company has a major role at the global aerospace industry. Senior managers assessed risk factors such as quality, productivity, supply chain, business strategy, organisation, environmental and natural political, indicators, product management, and information system. Analytic hierarchy process was applied to prioritise these factors. The most relevant were quality and productivity.

Keywords: supply chain management; SCM; supply chain risks; risk management; aerospace industry; analytical hierarchy process; AHP; Brazil; quality; productivity.

DOI: 10.1504/IJVCM.2011.043230

International Journal of Value Chain Management, 2011 Vol.5 No.3/4, pp.265 - 280

Published online: 20 Oct 2011 *

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