Prahalad and Hamel: Corporations and Core Competence Column by Kate Vitasek published 2 June 2018 in Outsource Magazine. Here’s the link: http://outsourcemag.com/prahalad-and-hamel-corporations-and-core-competence
Contracting Excellence Journal — May 2018
Smarter way to harmonize all parties to the contract Article by Kate Vitasek published 30 May 2018 in IACCM’s Contracting Excellence Journal Do we exist within the contracting paradox – “the delusion that we write contracts to make plans, but we cannot really plan accurately,” and, as a nice twist, we trick ourselves into believing that […]
Outsource Magazine — April 2018
Lacity and Willcocks: The Dynamic Duo of Dynamic Outsourcing Practice Column by Kate Vitasek published 27 April 2018 by Outsource Magazine Here’s the link: https://tinyurl.com/ycp4baqb
Outsource Magazine — March 2018 — 2-in-a-Box
Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) is all the rage and for a good reason. Far too many “strategic” contracts have been developed (especially outsourcing contracts) that do not include sound SRM practices.
Outsource Magazine — March 2018 — Richard Thaler
Richard Thaler: Writing Contracts for Humans Article by Kate Vitasek published by Outsource Magazine on 15 March 2018. Nobel laureate Richard Thaler understands the “human” side of economics. He’s a founding member of behavioral economics and most recently won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics Sciences… Here’s the link: http://outsourcemag.com/richard-thaler-writing-contracts-for-humans
Forbes — 29 March 2018 — HSUS, Aramark plant-based menus
Innovative Collaboration Helps Plant-Based Menus Take Root Article by Kate Vitasek published by Forbes on 29 March 2018. Here is the link: https://tinyurl.com/y7kl8uv2
Forbes — 19 March 2018 — Plain Language Contracts
Even for complex business contracting issues the basic language need not be obscure, opaque and unreadable.
Inside Supply Management — March 2018
It’s every supply management practitioner’s worst nightmare: You not only run out of supply of a key product — but the product that can shut you down.
Corporate Real Estate Journal — March 2018
Choosing the right sourcing model for CRE outsourcing agreements Article by Kate Vitasek, Ingrid M. Fenn and Michele Flynn published in Corporate Real Estate Journal Volume 7, No. 3 Here’s the link to the CREJ contents: https://www.henrystewartpublications.com/crej/v7?utm_source=Yesmail&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=CREJ&utm_content=Vol7 Access the article through the SIREAS blog: http://www.sireas.com/blog/
Forbes — 22 February 2018
KFC Chicken Crisis: A Royal Foul-Up In Britain Blog post by Kate Vitasek published in Forbes on 22 February 2018. Here’s the link: https://tinyurl.com/yb584zzn