Lead exceptional procurement teams and deliver sustainable competitive advantage with this new strategy to approach procurement as an influential business function.Available to pre-order from 3rd March 2018
Leading Procurement Strategy is a must-read for all senior procurement executives wishing to further enhance their skill set, master the latest developments in procurement strategy and really come into their own as procurement leaders. The expert author team explains how to effectively manage and mitigate risks in the supply chain, appreciate the key issues affecting the procurement function and develop best practice excellence in teams.
Providing the latest thinking in procurement and supply management within the broad perspective of different industries, this second edition of Leading Procurement Strategy covers: global sourcing; supplier relationship management; cost management; information technologies and future developments. The book is underpinned by academic theory and supported by an extensive range of real world case studies drawn from the authors' experiences, including Tesco, Tata, Coca-Cola, BAA, P&G and IBM. This new edition provides the skills, knowledge and tools needed to articulate an effective strategy and embrace a transformational role to lead procurement teams, showing how procurement can become an influential function that delivers sustainable competitive advantage.
Carlos Mena is Director of the Centre for Strategic Procurement and Supply Management at Cranfield School of Management, UK, and Assistant Professor at the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University.
Remko van Hoek is a Visiting Professor at Cranfield School of Management and previously held positions as Global Procurement Director at PwC and SVP Sourcing and Procurement at the Walt Disney Company.
Martin Christopher is Emeritus Professor of Marketing and Logistics at Cranfield School of Management. He is a regular contributor to conferences and workshops around the world.
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