Is Our Profession Making Real Progress?
October 20, 2012
There is anecdotal evidence that Procurement and Supply Management has regressed at some companies during the past 3 to 5 years. Once a strategic function driving significant improvements in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), Procurement and SM at some companies has become a department that is expected to deliver quick hits on price, and not much else. Is that happening at your company, and – if so – why?
Four years ago, Greybeard Advisors sponsored a groundbreaking survey on the role of Supply Management, and the degree to which senior management supports a strategic role for the function at their companies. The insights from that original survey were significant.
Has the world changed? Is our profession making forward progress, or has it regressed?
Take part in the 2012 update to the original survey, by clicking on the link below.
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