The Supply Chain Memo

“Every company should have received the memo that supply chain needs a seat at the table.” Especially as regards the sustainability or ESG (environment, social and governance) agenda. I smiled to myself in a conflicting mix of delight and disdain as I read the words...

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“Show Me the Money!” or “Show Me the Ethics!”

On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, I posted this short piece on LinkedIn: ### China may be trying to rewrite history by attempting to obliterate all traces of the Tiananmen Square event.  But history itself teaches us that truth has an annoying habit...

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Timeless Tips for Procurement Success

The prior global recession and several other critical business factors have put Procurement in the spotlight in recent years. Natural disasters, health epidemics and geopolitical and socioeconomic developments, which create mammoth disruptions or supply chain risks,...

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Finding Your Procurement Mojo®?

Purchasing is not yet widely perceived as a premier league profession; certainly not when compared to, say, marketing, law, investment banking or entrepreneurship. But continued efforts by leading companies to exploit the power of effective purchasing have given...

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