Browsing All posts tagged under »bill mcaneny«

#TBT How not to abandon your e-procurement initiative by Jon Hansen

August 20, 2015

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Before launching the Procurement Insights blog in May of 2007, I used to do quite a bit of writing for what would now be referred to as “traditional” mediums. The following is an article I wrote that was first published in the October 2006 issue of Summit Magazine – a publication that focuses on the […]

Dan Schawbel’s post on who’s to blame for Generation Y’s high turnover is not a matter of finding fault but understanding an inevitable change

November 23, 2011

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NOTE: The following is a guest post I wrote for the new Remarkable Leader Blog. While I must admit that I never gave much thought to the subject of generational differences in the workplace, the concept of generational divides entered my consciousness in 2008 when I spoke at a conference for a Canadian purchasing association […]

Dangerous Supply Chain Myths Revisited (Part 4): Internal & External Collaboration – A Desire versus Skill!

August 18, 2011

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Each day for the next seven days I will be posting parts 1 through 7 from what is considered to be one of the most popular series in the Procurement Insights Blog’s history. The Dangerous Supply Chain Myths series was based on my review of the ISM, CAPS and A.T. Kearney Report that was originally […]

In the Year 2020 . . . Workforce

July 12, 2011

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As posted this past past Friday, each day this week I will be providing my take on the top 5 predictions for the year 2020 from Bob Lohfeld’s July 7th Washington Technology article aptly named 5 predictions for the 2020 market. Today we tackle prediction number 2, the workforce. Lohfeld’s prognostication: The workforce will be […]

2008 Post on Bridging the Communications Gap Between Finance and Purchasing is Now a Generational Reality

November 16, 2010

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Note: The following post will be reprinted in the Corporate United Q4, 2010 “A Word From Our Partner” newsletter column Back in 2008 when I first started to investigate the obvious communication gap between the financing and purchasing departments within organizations, there were telltale indicators that such a breakdown existed.  The most ominous of which […]

Does Age Influence Contracting Negotiation Styles? by Jon Hansen

October 26, 2010

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This post is from the Contracting Intelligence Blog As part of my research for the October 26th Interview with expert author Bill McAneny on generational learning and communication, I came across this paper that discusses as the title indicates “Negotiation Styles Among American Purchasing Managers In The 21st Century.” Amongst the factors examined was that […]

Tomorrow’s broadcast regarding generational learning stirs up debate even before the show airs

October 25, 2010

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This post is from the Contracting Intelligence Blog I must admit to some scepticism about these broad-brush attempts to create generational segments. Such analyses tend to be very US-centric – and even then apply largely to the more privileged members of US society. Outside these ranks, many of the depicted ‘norms’ are unrecognizable. For example, […]

What about the Baby-Boomers and Generation X?

October 13, 2010

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This post is from the Contracting Intelligence Blog Bill McAneny, acclaimed author of the best-selling book ‘Frankenstein’s Manager’ which outlines why management training does not lead to better-performing managers, has embarked on writing a series on the way different generations learn, and its impact on the make-up of the changing workforce. In an upcoming article […]

Generation Z Learning and the Impact on Procurement as a Profession

October 4, 2010

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This post is from the Contracting Intelligence Blog Bill McAneny, acclaimed author of the best-selling book ‘Frankenstein’s Manager’ which outlines why management training does not lead to better-performing managers, has embarked on writing a series on the way different generations learn, and its impact on the make-up of the changing workforce. In terms of procurement […]

Waste Management’s Larry O’Donnell, III to share his insights and experiences as an “Undercover Boss”

February 12, 2010

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As you know, I have had the opportunity to interview many amazing people on the PI Window on Business. In fact, we actually shared excerpts from some of the more memorable moments on the recently aired 100th Episode Special. Of the diverse, interesting and yes even thought-provoking topics we have covered leadership, and in particular […]