In a fast-changing world, new ideas abound. Many will go nowhere. Others will be a raging success. What sets them apart?
Some ideas are simply not good. 408 more words
25 years ago, management guru Gary Hamel was telling CEOs about the need for self-surgery. Facing the chill winds of globalization, he explained their need to urgently reassess many of the structures and policies that had come with their former greatness. 495 more words
Too many procurement groups are on a path to nowhere. They are missing the golden opportunities being created by today’s dynamic markets.
That is the conclusion I have to draw from the many conversations I have with practitioners, consultants, executive search firms and business executives. 519 more words
Traditional sources of business value are under sustained attack, with current models often protected only by a flimsy regulatory environment.
As supply chains transform, commercial power and influence is shifting dramatically within industries, between industries and in many cases to start-ups with virtually no assets. 217 more words
Even as senior executives are embracing the importance of contract management competence, they are at the same time questioning the value of their contract management resources. 751 more words