“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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Supply Chain Management in This Year and Beyond

The recent global economic turbulence and several geo-political factors are increasingly positioning Supply Chain Management (SCM) as a key agenda item in boardrooms across the world. Recent media stories on slave wages and child labour in some supply chains, and...

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Strengthen Procurement and Raise Its Profile

“For most organizations, the single largest or second largest area of costs is procurement from suppliers. Even in boom times, savvy enterprises are constantly looking for ways to optimize procurement spend to boost profitability. Averting fraud and other business...

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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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