Procurement did in the past not always receive the management attention it should. This situation has changed in many organisations, but I wonder whether the potential added value of the procurement department / function is fully used yet. What I try to explore in this post is finding out what the enablers are to unleash the full potential of procurement. I have for example seen situations where the business engaged in (out)sourcing without (hardly any) involvement from procurement.
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Other insightful posts by Francois include:Today outsourcing, tomorrow insourcing?Outsourcing and project risk
Outsourcing and financial risk
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A brief history on outsourcing
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