As a buyer for business, on the average of your top five suppliers, click on which one of the four choices below do you use to qualify those suppliers?

Evaluate supplier's financial statments and visit facilities.
Meet supplier's top executives and sales people in person.
Friendly with phone order clerk and read quality & on time delivery report.
None of the above.



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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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