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The Howard Stern Effect: IACCM attendees either loved us or hated us . . . likely for the same reason

May 23, 2016

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This morning Kelly Barner and I received the feedback from those who attended our IACCM webinar last week. The webinar, which was highly interactive, was based on three of the more pressing questions we had raised in our book Procurement At A Crossroads. Here are the results:   From my perspective, these are great responses […]

NASPO Response Explains Why Some View Procurement As A Second Class Profession

April 20, 2016

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Over the years I have been a passionate advocate for the procurement profession. While I dutifully covered stories such as the 2007 CPO Agenda Roundtable, in which participating executives expressed the believe that the best person to run a purchasing department was someone who doesn’t have a purchasing background I, like most in our profession, took […]

Reader backlash leads to a new cover design for our book Procurement At A Crossroads

March 7, 2016

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Maybe my mother was wrong? But she couldn’t be! I mean she always said that everyone liked me! Have I been living under the false premise of a mother’s biased and blinded love? Oh well . . . at least the Easter bunny is still real . . . right? Okay, so what is this all […]