Managing the Tail

There is little doubt that the standing of ‘procurement’ within organisations has risen in recent years with the recognition that it can deliver significant benefits when integrated strategically with the broader business operations.

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As the expectations and profile of procurement increases, so does the demand for procurement’s services. This increase in demand places continual pressure on the need to streamline processes and practices, improve people capability and in turn maximise their utilisation. To this last point, it is imperative that the attention of procurement practitioners remain focussed on the activities that will generate greatest return to their organisation.

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