The inflation rate now seems to be going down. What will you try first to handle new price announcements?

Accept any change.
Negotiate any increase to less than 5% increase.
Shop for a lower cost supplier.
Negotiate to postpone any increase.
Ask for a price reduction.



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Strategic Supply Management

Robert J. Trent


This is a must read for any procurement or supply management professional; finance, operations, and engineering functional managers; executives who interact on a regular basis with supply management professionals; and academics and students.

Key Features:

  • Summarizes what a leading supply management organization looks like today, completely defines strategic supply management best practices, and provides a clear understanding of the leadership required to achieve a set of demanding supply objectives and global supply chain strategies
  • Explains the four critical enablers underlying strategic supply management, all of which are prerequisites to the pursuit of more sophisticated supply management activities: 
    • organizational design
    • measurement
    • information technology
    • human resources
  • Discusses how to develop global supply chain strategies and follow supply management best practices that can lead to sustained competitive advantage
  • Presents information about specific concepts, processes, supply management best practices, tools, and real company examples in each chapter and includes end-of-chapter questions to help facilitate discussion and learning

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