One of the “idea emergencies” (to quote the Imagination Movers, a show/group that my kids love) in sourcing is not having organizational buy-in, resulting in realized cost savings being much less than negotiated savings. A proactive solution to this idea emergency is build a cross-functional sourcing team representing the interests of the various stakeholders.
I recently penned a post on eSourcing Forum entitled “Don’t Be The Sourcing Lone Ranger” that addresses how to build such a team. Check it out!
To Your Career,
Charles Dominick, SPSM
President & Chief Procurement Officer
Next Level Purchasing, Inc.
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