The Indian Space Research Organisation's latest achievements prove just how far a few million dollars can go and could provide a valuable lesson in procurement and cost-effective engineering to us all.
Procurement has its own lifecycle, and if you spend enough time in a senior role, you become familiar with the constant rotation of devolved and centralised responsibility. It’s a trend that has characterised functions for decades, but now, more than ever, the adoption of new technology has changed the viability of these decisions and what it means to decentralise a function.
There is, the saying goes, more than one way to skin a cat – as if you’d want to do that. Similarly, there are myriad management styles and personalities, most of which have a time and a place where they are the most effective. But is effective leadership always reliant on context, or is there such a thing as a ‘great leader’?
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.
Research conducted earlier this year into procurement operating models brought to light several worthy insights, but one in particular stood out for me and is particularly relevant to this argument – that the process of change in itself is just as powerful as the end result.
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.
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