As we leave what amounts to the second year of the Covid-19 pandemic, is it safe to even say “post-pandemic”? I suggest a better title would be “Living with a Pandemic Era New Normal”.
Strategic Sourcing in the New Economy
Buyers Meeting Point — December 2015
Book Review: Strategic Sourcing in the New Economy Book review posted by Kelly Barner on 17 December 2015. “In November, Kate Vitasek and a team of co-authors released Strategic Sourcing in the New Economy: Harnessing the Potential of Sourcing Business Models for Modern Procurement. Vitasek is best known for her Vested Outsourcing series of books, […]
What’s Your Costume, er, Sourcing Business Model for Halloween?
Usually I write about Halloween and the scary art of negotiation but this year in honor of the imminent release of the sixth Vested book, Strategic Sourcing in the New Economy, (by Bonnie Keith, myself, Karl Manrodt, and Jeanne Kling), I thought I’d take a slightly different tack on the holiday. My question is simple. If you are searching for real value […]
APQC Knowledge Base — Sept. 2015
Consider the Best Strategic Sourcing Model for Your Business Article by Kate Vitasek publish in APQC’s Knowledge Base on 17 September 2015. Research by the University of Tennessee has found that many, if not most, of the world’s most-used sourcing strategies are incomplete for modern procurement challenges. The way we think about procurement has its […]
Supply Chain Resource Cooperative — July 2015
A Tale of Two Procurement Books: Cox’s Sourcing Portfolio Analysis (Cox) & Strategic Sourcing in the New Economy (Keith et al.) Robert Handfield’s blog, “Supply Chain View from the Field” (NC State University Supply Chain Resource Cooperative) has the first review of the Vested book, Strategic Sourcing in the New Economy. The post was published […]