Profitable Purchasing Strategies: A Manager'S Guide For Improving Organizational Competitiveness Through The Skills Of Purchasing
Publish Date: 1996-05-01
Author: Paul T. Steele;Brian H. Court
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Understanding how best to buy resources - from whom and when - is crucial to the long-term profitability and survival of organizations both large and small. Profitable Purchasing Decisions helps managers incorporate strategic decision making into their purchasing tactics. They'll gain valuable insights into supply positioning, suppliers' preferences, and vulnerability management and learn how to work with partners in outsourcing supplies, manage relationships with internal and external suppliers, influence the supply market, and perform performance audits and benchmarking. The practical focus on maintaining clear lines of communication at key levels insures the quality teamwork needed to produce positive, tangible results.