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The more things change, the more they stay the same . . . at least in the world of procurement by Jon Hansen

April 25, 2014

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I doubt that when French novelist Alphonse Karr coined the phase the more things change, the more they stay the same, he was thinking about procurement.  Based upon a March 27th, 2014 Harvard Business Review article by Proxima CEO Matthew Eatough, Karr would not be unique in this regard.  In fact if you accept the […]

Buyers need not apply by Jon Hansen

March 24, 2014

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Post Update: Of course everyone like knows by now that the person with whom I am teaming up to write the book is @BuyersMeetPoint Kelly Barner. Look for it to be released later this year. In the coming weeks I will be making an official announcement sharing with you the news that I will be […]

Margaret Thatcher: An Insider’s Perspective by Colin Cram (Part 1)

April 11, 2013

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In 1980 I joined the Cabinet Office in 1980 as part of a team set up to support the efficiency and reform agenda of Margaret Thatcher’s newly elected government and to supplement the work of the then Sir Derek Rayner, the Prime Minister’s efficiency adviser. Continuing in that role within the Cabinet Office and then […]

Upcoming Special “21st Century Leadership: An Evolutionary Profile” highlights the need for purchasing professionals to take an expanded view of their world

June 3, 2009

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“Our 5th annual survey shows the CIO entering a period of rapid transformation. Expect more business responsibilities and (say 32% of respondents) even a change in title. Other critical factors include . . . a CIO with the well-rounded skills to be a trusted business leader, and a CIO who spends a good deal of […]