A step closer to the top

Farquharson, Matt
October 2006
Supply Management;10/19/2006, Vol. 11 Issue 21, p32
The article compares industrial procurement with other professions, citing strategies for professionalizing and improving the discipline. The National Audit Office's report "Improving Procurement," highlighted strategies for maximizing returns from the procurement function throughout the public sector. Trends indicate the growing influence of centralized procurement relevant to outsourcing and the popularity of shared services.


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