Article by Kate Vitasek, Bonnie Keith, Jeroen Van De Rijt and Andrew Downward · published online on May 3, 2022 The ABCs of Competitive Bidding — https://www.scmr.com/article/the_abcs_of_competitive_bidding “Every day, hundreds of organizations conduct competitive bids to pick the best supplier to meet their needs. Unfortunately, too many organizations are using the wrong tools for the wrong job—often […]
When seeking to build reliable, long-lasting and mutually-beneficial business partnerships, transparency isn’t just a good idea: It’s key.
Article by Kate Vitasek published 29 April 2022 No matter the industry or money-making niche, if you run a business of any kind, relationships can make or break how well things progress. To ensure that yours are positive, well-managed, and mutually beneficial, here’s a rock-solid piece of advice: keep ’em simple. Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/katevitasek/2022/04/29/heres-why-its-best-to-keep-business-relationships-simple/?sh=4903bf7f68c9
Why Collaboration Yields Improved Productivity (And The Science Behind It). Post by Kate Vitasek on 8 March 2022. URL: https://www.forbes.com/sites/katevitasek/2022/03/08/why-collaboration-yields-improved-productivity-and-the-science-behind-it/?sh=115643be5d55
Article published by Kate Vitasek on 30 January 2020. Title:: Pennsylvania Should Look To MnDOT’s Success With I-35 Bridge Replacement As A Model URL: https://www.forbes.com/sites/katevitasek/2022/01/30/pennsylvania-should-look-to-mndots-success-with-i-35-bridge-replacement-as-a-model/?sh=1503ee32576f
“Simply put, business happens. Things change, including the underlying deal covered by the contract.”
– Contracting in the New Economy, p. 46
When a company seeks a strategic supplier, the crucial first step is to choose the right sourcing model, which will make or break the relationship.
The Brookings Institution, suggests ally-shoring as a solution. to the manufacturing/labor crisis.
Kate Vitasek blog/article published on 28 July 2021 features getting back to work insights from Dan Ariely. Also getting back to efficient negotiations.