e-Book: A Complete Guide to Strategic Sourcing

This is a thorough discussion on the key aspects of purchasing, supply chain management, and strategic sourcing. CIOs who want to get the basics right will find this a very helpful reference. (800+ pages)

This guide to strategic sourcing will help you with the following:

  • What is purchasing, procurement, supply chain management, and strategic sourcing?
  • What are the key concepts in supply chain management?
  • How do you create competitive advantage using supply chain management?
  • How to craft a strategic sourcing strategy?
  • How to implement strategic sourcing in the enterprise?
  • How to evaluate, select, and partner with vendors?
  • How to negotiate for value?
  • How to craft contracts that create a win-win for both parties?
  • What are the regulatory (legal) drivers and their implications on your supply chain?
  • How does IT drive a differentiated supply chain?
  • How to create an e-Commerce strategy?
  • How to monitor and control the value delivered?

CIOs can use this to understand the difference between the terms that are used here interchangeably - they mean different things and have dramatically different impact on business value, so pay attention!

Documents are in common file formats such as Microsoft Word (doc), Powerpoint (ppt), Excel (xls,csv,xlsx), and Adobe pdf.


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