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“Where in the World” will manufacturing move to in the coming decade (and what uncertainty does this bring)?

Excellent video from HBR on the next major shift to manufacturing.

Compelling arugement for yet another shift in “where in the world” manufacturing will dominate.  Chinese enterpreneurs seeking return, rising landed costs, other factors driving the next wave of change.   Africa?   How quickly can infrastructure be built?  Can political and social conflict be covercome to exploit this opportunity?How would this shift impact your supply chains? What part of your supply chain is most likely going to experience the change? What industries will be impacted first? What new uncertainty is ahead? Are these questions being raised now as part of your leadership discussions on competitive strategy?

By Gary S Lynch

I am the Founder and CEO of The Risk Project, LLC a risk, uncertainty and opportunity advisory firm. As a management consultant, business developer and market analyst at Booz Allen Hamilton, Gartner Group and Marsh, I was responsible for defining market strategy, commericalizing capabilities, and developing businesses. I've helped dozens of organizations create new revenue streams. I've also held the position of Risk Executive, CISO and Global Leader - Office of Business Continuity at JPMorganChase, Prudential and Prudential Securities.

Throughout my career I worked with senior leadership from startups, academia and government agencies to life sciences, hi-tech and financial institutions. I was a founding member of the US Dept of Commerce's Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness, Advisor to the WEF Global Risk Network and Sr. Research Fellow at the RH Smith School of Business, University of Maryland.

I've authored three business risk books and been a featured at the WEF, APEC, WCO, NIST, NACD, AIAG, RIMS, MIT CTL, Robert H. Smith School and the Desautels School of Management/McGill University.

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