As uncomfortable as it may be, procurement needs to hear from unhappy suppliers. In fact, giving suppliers the opportunity to complain or otherwise rate the way they are treated is a vital part of effective supplier relationship management (SRM).
As US voters near the midterm elections on 4 November 2014, there appears to be a big disconnect between what the public thinks about the economy, what investors think, and what at least some business leaders think.
Risk management requires consistency, communication, effective monitoring and trust - the kind of qualities and activities that aren’t fully available to procurement without effective relationship management.
At Procurement Leaders’ Boston Forum 23 September, Michael Stammherr, VP of strategic procurement, explained the realities and the efforts to achieve sustainable procurement performance in such an environment.
Now that classes have resumed after the summer break at many colleges and universities, it’s time for CPOs to be looking at the crop of students who may, in less than a year’s time, be their next employees.
There are at least two competing narratives about how business works. One says that nothing happens in business until someone sells something. The other says nothing happens until someone buys something.
A strong, functioning relationship between procurement and engineering is key to the success of any business. In this post Paul Teague looks at where procurement can begin to build up a new level of understanding and trust with their engineering colleagues.
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