Professionalism in Purchasing: Key Principles and Practical Guidance for Delivering Optimum Value in the Supply Chain (Hardback)Denis Kenny (author)
Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 03/11/2015
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Organizations rely on suppliers and partners to provide and deliver non-core activities to a premium standard and at optimum cost. As such outsourcing and the ability to manage complex third party relationships has never been more important. Those responsible for organizational spend have to manage these multiple relationships successfully, keeping pace with their increased responsibilities and demonstrating this to the board. Professionalism in Purchasing provides practical advice for any individual working within procurement. It defines the characteristics of professionalism and explains how promoting professionalism within purchasing can lead to greater savings for the organizations as a whole. The author also provides practical, tailored advice that any procurement specialist can follow in order to increase their success at work. It includes guidance on: managing customers, procurement processes and compliance and leadership within the function. The book is supported by numerous international case studies as well as interviews with procurement professionals, responsible for the successful management of spend in global companies.
Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
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