Browsing All posts tagged under »General Motors«

Did an Anti-North American Sentiment and Arrogance Undermine Andersson’s Tenure at GM?

August 6, 2009


On the August 11th PI Window on Business Show I will be talking with three time honoree as a Supply and Demand Chain Executive’s “Pros To Know,” and co-author of the book “Transform Your Supply Chain” Bill Michels, regarding General Motor’s precipitous fall in relation to their supply chain strategy. Like previous segments, I spend […]

GM and Procter & Gamble Articles Stirs Both Controversy and Interest Overseas

August 4, 2009


The Shared Services & Outsourcing Network or SSON recently published a two-part article entitled The Trend Towards Vendor Consolidation examining the developing tendency among large-scale organizations towards reducing the number of vendors with whom their procurement departments have to deal. That article was prompted by a debate – still ongoing – between analysts and commentators […]

Public Sector Procurement and the Walmart Effect

July 9, 2007


UPDATE March 4th, 2013: According to an article in FCW, President Barack Obama is slated Monday morning to tap Walmart Foundation President Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the next head of the Office of Budget and Management. Reuters first reported the news, citing sources familiar with the issues. Given Walmart’s history in terms of “dealing” with […]