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.
Although procurement has made great strides in the past few years towards gaining the recognition it deserves, there is still a long road ahead. Thankfully, there are activities your company can start doing now to help.
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