This Week in Procurement

This Week in Procurement: Another Procurement Pick ‘n’ Mix

By October 27, 2017 February 23rd, 2020 No Comments

I came across a lot of articles that I wanted to share – but I couldn’t make up my mind on what to select as the “must read”.

So, what I thought I would do this week is share the articles, and let you decide the must read.

But fear not – whether you want to read about fostering a culture of dissent, embracing transparency, or why almost half of professionals expect to leave their job in the next 2 years – there is something for everyone.  Just go ahead and take your pick…!


Overcoming the Objections to Being Transparent | Robert Handfield, SCRC

Procurement’s Next Leaders Share A Few Key Traits | Rich Weissman, Institute for Supply Management

Creating Legitimacy in Negotiation | Mark Hubbard, Smart Brown Dog Ltd.

Automation: An Inevitable Reality for Procurement | Budhaditya Banerjee, GEP

Why You Should Encourage Dissent in Your Procurement Team | Procurious

Trust + Cognitive Diversity | David Loseby, CIPS

A Challenge To My Travel Procurement Friends | Scott Gillespie, tClara

Why Stakeholders are More Important than Suppliers in Software Negotiations | Mohammed Faridy, OneView

The High Cost of Buying Complexity | Hank Barnes, Gartner

Brexit Triggers a Round of Reshoring | The Economist

Guess What? Sustainability IS Spend Control | Sara Walsh Evans, The Respectory



Procurement Expertise Platform Palambridge to Use Direct Sourcing Exchange MBO Connect | Andrew Karpie, Spend Matters


Podcast: 157: Increasing Procurement’s Strength through Diverse Perspectives w/ Antonio Humphreys


You Don’t Find Your Purpose — You Build It | John Coleman, Harvard Business Review


Have a great weekend!