Archive for June, 2011

Procurement Parable – Hiring Buyers With Potential

Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! Because my last procurement parable (see http://goo.gl/HJZ4f if you missed it) was so well-received, I thought I’d share another with you. Enjoy…   Luke was the chief procurement officer for a large manufacturing company. He joined the company in 2007 after 15 successful years at another manufacturer where he started…

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Discussion of Continuing Education in Procurement – Listen On Demand

Last month, I was a guest on the monthly teleseminar hosted by Ariba’s “Strategic Sourcing & Procurement” LinkedIn Group. The topic was continuing education in procurement and we had a fun and informal discussion on subtopics like: How procurement has changed in the past 10 years The strategic procurement skills required for success in today’s environment The training topics that…

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