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November 2011

November 2011

Innovation. It’s a hard competency to come by. Can schools teach you to be innovative? Is work experience really the only way to open your eyes to what’s possible? Or is the innovative spark something that lurks in an individual’s DNA—and you either have it or you don’t? Innovation. It’s a hard competency to come by. Can schools teach you to be innovative? Is work experience really the only way to open your eyes to what’s possible? Or is the innovative spark something that lurks in an individual’s DNA—and you either have it or you don’t? Innovation has worked in the Gambia situation and in supplier sourcing. Surely, there must be innovation opportunities in your organization as well.
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November 2011

November 2011

Innovation. It’s a hard competency to come by. Can schools teach you to be innovative? Is work experience really the only way to open your eyes to what’s possible? Or is the innovative spark something that lurks in an individual’s DNA—and you either have it or you don’t? Innovation. It’s a hard competency to come by. Can schools teach you to be innovative? Is work experience really the only way to open your eyes to what’s possible? Or is the innovative spark something that lurks in an individual’s DNA—and you either have it or you don’t? Innovation has worked in the Gambia situation and in supplier sourcing. Surely, there must be innovation opportunities in your organization as well.

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Innovation Sourcing - The Suppliers’ Perspective
This article explains how leading companies are engaging in innovation from a unique perspective — that of their suppliers. The research examines the strategies and approaches that should be put in place to accelerate and realize supplier innovations that lead to competitive advantage.

November 2011 Features

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Sustainability is Free - The Case for Doing the Right Thing
More and more companies now recognize that creating a sustainable supply chain is more than just the right thing to do—it's...

18
Innovation Sourcing - The Suppliers’ Perspective
This article explains how leading companies are engaging in innovation from a unique perspective — that of their suppliers. The research examines the...

26
Is Your Top Team Undermining Your Supply Chain?
Managing a global supply chain involves tough organizational challenges that promise only to intensify as operations expand and become increasingly interconnected. Key...

32
Follow the Leader : Seven Ways to Procurement Excellence
The latest Assessment of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) study from A.T. Kearney confirms procurement’s power to drive real money to...

52
Innovative Logistics in Extreme Conditions: Lessons from Gambia
Managing logistics in developing countries presents real challenges—from poor roads and unreliable vehicles to less than ideal warehousing options. When public...

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