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Autry for Wall Street Journal: Sweatshops Are ‘Unnecessary Business Risk’

Wall Street Journal

Chad Autry, William J. Taylor Professor of Supply Chain Management in the Haslam College of Business, was a guest columnist for the Wall Street Journal on August 17. In his column, “Sweatshops Hurt the Bottom Line,” Autry writes, “Companies with a long-term perspective on economic performance know that offshoring production to a factory full of safety hazards isn’t a path to profit. On the contrary, it creates unnecessary business risk.”

TechTarget: Chad Autry brings futuristic global view to supply chain research

To supply chain professionals working on shop floors and in warehouses, the ivory towers of higher education may seem far removed from their lives. But the surprising amount of research coming out of the world’s universities offers a wealth of knowledge on improving supply chain strategies and relationships. This real-world-meets-academia approach to supply chain management

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Chad Autry

Chad Autry Associate Professor Logistics Expertise: Chad Autry’s business background includes several years experience in retail and restaurant operations management. He also served as an information technology consultant prior to his move to academics. His research focuses primarily on supply chain network design with specific attention placed on issues related to relationship integration and technological

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