It’s not all about the money. The real reasons why we quit range from bad bosses who make passes to wars over stolen food from the office fridge as well as shame – doing something so excruciatingly embarrassing we just have to resign. You might think that a chance to earn more money would be … Continue reading The (Office) Walk Of Shame: Workers Who Quit Because They Are Too Embarrassed To Stay
Adaptability and agility in the supply chain are crucial in responding to fluctuations in demand and shorter product cycles. Today’s global marketplace is volatile and fast-moving. Adaptability and agility in the supply chain are crucial in responding to fluctuations in demand and shorter product cycles. Agility within this unpredictable market requires that your supply chain … Continue reading 3 Success Factors In Building An Agile Supply Chain
We, as procurement professionals and as citizens, have a responsibility to take action to tackle the challenge of working sustainably. August 1, 2019: this could be when we reach the “Earth Overshoot Day” this year. For the rest of the year, we will be living on credit. When it comes to natural resources, that is. … Continue reading After Saving Costs, Now Is The Time To Save The World!
Earlier this month Procurement Leaders hosted the World Procurement Awards 2019. And the winners are… Earlier this month Procurement Leaders hosted the World Procurement Awards 2019. The winners joined the ranks of the trailblazers before them and received the opportunity to proclaim their excellence to the world. Now in their 13th year, The World Procurement … Continue reading Redefining Procurement Excellence At The World Procurement Awards
Just because a machine can learn from mistakes doesn’t mean it is self-aware and about to deploy robots to destroy humanity throughout time and space. But it does mean that increasingly, machines can take on more and more human work. On 11 February this year, President Trump signed an executive order directing US government agencies … Continue reading Is Artificial Intelligence Destroying Your Job?
In order to succeed, a business must be able to deliver more value to customers than its competitors. How do you make supply chain your organisation’s competitive advantage? In order to succeed, a business must be able to deliver more value to customers than its competitors. It is becoming more difficult to find, develop and … Continue reading Making Supply Chain Your Organisation’s Competitive Advantage
Vishal Patel explores the difference between direct and indirect spend across three different industries… The most fundamental spend categorisation in procurement is the line between direct and indirect spend, but one effort that transcends this split is supplier management. This includes supplier information management, supply chain risk management/mitigation, and supplier performance management. Whether spend is direct or indirect, supplier … Continue reading A Cross-Industry Look At Direct vs Indirect Spend