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Book TV to Feature MIT Professor & His New Biz Bestselle

Cable Program to record MIT Prof’s December 13th Author Talk at Boston Public Library

December 6, 2005

MIT Professor and international supply chain expert Yossi Sheffi will present his new business bestseller “The Resilient Enterprise: Overcoming Vulnerability for Competitive Advantage” at the Boston Public Library in Copley Square on Tuesday, December 13 at 6:00 pm. The talk will be taped by Book TV, a weekend program on upcoming and established authors broadcast by C-SPAN on the C-SPAN 2 channel.

Garnering rave reviews from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and The Economist, The Resilient Enterprise provides a clear plan for managing corporate disaster and disruption. From fires and earthquakes to labor strikes and terror attacks, Dr. Sheffi provides a rich set of lessons on how to prepare for and manage the many business shocks of today’s global market.

“In a world of growing security concerns - where natural disasters and terror threats abound – my book provides a systematic approach to corporate self-defense.” said Dr. Sheffi, a professor of Engineering Systems at MIT. “Companies must start preparing for the next crisis now, and The Resilient Enterprise will help them do just that.”

The talk sponsored by the Boston Public Library is free and open to the public. It will take place Tuesday, December 13 at 6pm in Rabb Lecture Hall at the library’s main branch in Boston’s Copley Square. The talk will be followed by a book signing and reception.

For more information about "The Resilient Enterprise," please visit the book's website at or contact Becky Schneck Allen at 617.253.4592.

Yossi Sheffi is the author of the recently released “The Resilient Enterprise: Overcoming Vulnerability for Competitive Advantage.” Sheffi, an international expert in supply chain management, is Professor of Engineering Systems at MIT, and Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (


Contact info:

Yossi Sheffi
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Building E40-275
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Phone: 617.253.5316
Fax: 617.253.4560
Email to: sheffi "at"


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