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The Procurement Value Proposition by Robert Handfield, Gerard Chick

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07

Cometh the hour cometh the man

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Realizing procurement’s potential by building winning teams

In previous chapters we have contemplated how procurement has changed and the different levels of procurement maturity that exist today. We have looked too at how the changing world order has impacted everything from demographics and consumption levels to a shift in the economic centre of gravity and the game-changing impacts of globalization. It is becoming obvious too that people, talent and creativity are key.

All too often we hear that there aren’t the people ‘out there’. But clearly these people are available. How is it that other parts of business such as finance, HR or marketing can find people with the qualities and skills required to work ...

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