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XXIV Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management (SOM-2020)

14 Dec 2020 - 16 Dec 2020

Conference theme: Operations Management during Pandemics: Lessons from COVID 19

A pandemic is a global outbreak of any infectious disease, thus posing a threat to the lives of people worldwide. Its impact is not only restricted to the life threats it possesses but also spans across businesses through disrupting the supply chains. One of the principal causes attributing to the disruption is the absenteeism of people from their workplaces due to the fear of getting contracted with the diseases. Absenteeism leads to a lack of production and, thereby, distribution, which eventually unsettles the supply chains globally...

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