James B. Rice, Jr. | MIT Global SCALE Network

James B. Rice, Jr.

RiceDeputy Director, MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics Director, MIT Supply Chain Exchange

Research Areas:

  • Supply Chain Resilience
  • Supply Chain Innovation
  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Port Resilience
  • Supply Chain Financial Analysis

Selected Publications:

  • "Deconstruct to Reconstruct: Using the Past to Create the Future" by James Rice, Supply Chain Management Review, September/October 2015
  • “Managing Supply Chains is Intertwined With Financial Management” by Jarrod Goentzel and James B. Rice, Jr., Wall Street Journal Guest Voices, July 23, 2015
  • "Failure modes in the maritime transportation system – a functional approach to throughput vulnerability" by O. Berle, J. Rice and B. Asbjornslett, Maritime Policy and Management, Volume 38, Issue 6, 2011,
  • "A Supply Chain View of the Resilient Enterprise" by Yossi Sheffi and James B. Rice, Jr., Sloan Management Review, Fall 2005


  • Supply Chain Financial Analysis
  • Executive Education
  • Supply Chain Risk Management and Resilience 

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