Procurement Lessons from World War I
The first in a special 2014 series from Zycus: “Procurement Lessons from History”.
Land has always been a valuable asset; to an extent it laid the foundation of World War I when Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and his wife were assassinated in Bosnia. Serbia wanted to gain control and ownership over land from Bosnia to expand its province.
Come June, it will be 100 years since World War I broke out. It was possibly the first strategic war ever fought, with multiple product innovations, use of modern arms and ammunition and with partnerships forged.
With this eBook let’s look at one of the biggest operational exercises in the history of human existence and seek to gain procurement lessons from it.