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Crucial Drivers for Present Day Procurement

19th November 2014 | Gerard Chick, Robert Handfield

In this video, Gerard chick outlines the key drivers for modern procurement.

Important shifts in the business world require a new approach to procurement. To embrace critical challenges of sustainability, globalisation and new technologies, purchasing and supply chain managers must develop new ways of thinking about supply structures and processes.

In this video, Gerard Chick examines the crucial considerations and drivers of present day procurement, and how procurement can add real value to the whole business.

Gerard Chick is co-author of The Procurement Value Proposition, an exciting new book out this December, which sets a bold new vision for procurement and demonstrates how procurement can add real value to the organisation.

What the experts say

"This book provides the background, context, and strategy needed by procurement organizations and individuals at any point in their evolution. Add to this numerous visual aids, case studies, and facilitation tools, and you have a book that clearly illustrates how to actively expand and demonstrate procurement's value". - Kelly Barner, Buyers Meeting Point


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