More and more, I believe the mindset is a key enabler or roadblock in our efforts to think differently and elevate the procurement value proposition. Without that change in mindset, it makes the other necessities – such as competency development – almost irrelevant. And so I wanted to focus today in the topic of mindset.
Today’s episode is a submission from Elisabeth Schlag Lawrence that was originally a part of The Procurement Revolution. Elisabeth is a long time procurement executive who shortly after recording todays piece joined a leading materials company to lead and grow their Category Management Center of Excellence.
“To me, procurement is not a function. Procurement is a fully integrated team of people that needs to collaborate deeply with other functional areas.”
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