June 8, 2015
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Handle Change Management in Procurement

"Handle change management in procurement with guidelines in procurement and know how to avoid the failure in a change management initiative"…
April 30, 2015
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What’s your Procurement Agenda? Asia Edition PART 1

With over 200+ Procurement Leaders sharing their views, The Hackett Group has come out with a comprehensive Procurement Agenda for 2015. What are the…
April 24, 2015
‘Change’ just a word or a constant?
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‘Change’ just a word or a constant?

In the fantasy world of “Lord of the Rings” created by JRR Tolkien, Frodo was a hobbit who loved the comfort of his surroundings. Until a day came…
April 16, 2015
Ethical Procurement
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Ethics in Procurement – Supplier side of ethics

We looked up at the code…
March 30, 2015
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In conversations with the CPO’s: Key Procurement Takeaways Part III

In the previous blog, I shared three key takeaways from the conversations with the CPO’s in Europe In my concluding…
March 23, 2015
Ethical Procurement
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Ethics in Procurement – Identifying breach of code

We looked up at the code of conduct for Ethical procurement in our…
March 11, 2015
Ethical Procurement
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Ethics in Procurement – Setting a up a code for conduct

As I was going through the comments and queries that readers post, I received a unique request from a reader. Here’s what he mentioned, “Shern…
February 20, 2015
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Tips for Procurement when engaging with Marketing – Part I

Procurement deals with different teams and as such, would be quite aware of the intrinsic nature and working style of each department.  While some de…
January 13, 2015
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Preparing Procurement for the Millennial Workforce

I recently came across a Harvard Business Review (HBR) article on ‘Solving Gen Y’s Passion Problem’, and the very next day I read our very own R…
September 17, 2014
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Part II – Strategic Footprints – The Holy Trinity of Procurement Performance Metrics

Extending the thread that I left behind in my last blog on the nirvana of procurement performance metrics, here I am to offer my personal take…