Relationship Management

As the world becomes more competitive, firms are increasingly seeking more innovative ways to create value and improve their levels of efficiency and effectiveness.

Information about Relationship Management

The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) commissioned Professor Paul Cousins at Manchester Business School to produce a white paper to discuss theories, concepts and applications of inter firm relationship management.

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