Any procurement executive interested in where the function is headed - and what executive isn't interested in that? - must read deputy editor Steve Hall's cover story in the current issue of Procurement Leaders. In the article, Steve asks whether there will be a need for a CPO in the future.
Every CPO would vouch for the importance of getting on their CEO's agenda and TD Bank CPO Caroline Booth gave those attending the Procurement Leaders Forum, Chicago yesterday four important tips for accomplishing just that.
We caught up with Forum chair Joseph Sandor, the Hoagland-Metzler endowed professor of practice in supply management at Michigan State University’s Eli Broad School of Business, ahead of the event to get a taste of what’s to come.
Are you changing your business for the better? It’s a simply enough question and I think there’s a convincing case to say that procurement or purchasing always needs to be able to answer that: yes, it is changing itself and the business in a significant way. If you’re not able to manage change effectively, and always be doing that, you can be sure that your competitors probably are.
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