During the last three decades, the role of procurement has been transformed from a clerical activity into a strategic function. Organizations will have to change their approach to the procurement function in order not to be left behind.
Written by expert author team, Martin Christopher, Carlos Mena and Remko van Hoek, Leading Procurement Strategy: Driving Value Through the Supply Chain provides the latest thinking in procurement and supply management within multiple industries. It explains how to effectively manage and mitigate risks in the supply chain, appreciate the key issues affecting the procurement function and develop best practice excellence in teams.
Publishing on 3rd June 2018, this second edition, Leading Procurement Strategy: Driving Value Through the Supply Chain covers; global sourcing, supplier relationship management, cost management, information technologies and future developments. The book is underpinned by academic theory and supported by an extensive range of real-world case studies drawn from the author’s experiences, including Tesco, Coca Cola, BAA, P&G and IBM.
Eric Germa, Senior Vice President – Strategic Procurement for Macy’s, provided advanced praise for the book saying, ‘Just what we need for the development of future leaders in procurement.’ Eva Wimmers, President Europe, Huawei Honor, also commended the book saying, ‘Today, procurement is a function, not just a service, so procurement strategy is more important than ever. This is a helpful overview for procurement students and friends of the profession.’