Rodney didn’t get any. Aretha sang about it. Procurement doesn’t get what it feels it deserves. How does the latter group get the respect they want? What is Supply Chain management missing? Is Procurement an overhead cost or can it be classified as a profit centre? The accounting profession, for example, has one designation and … Read more
Staff turnover is a fact of life in today’s workplace, and progressive organizations recognize the importance of being pro-active to minimize this phenomenon. While tangible staff turnover-related costs include advertising, interviewing, training, lost productivity, it is the less tangible costs that are often of greater concern. These can include effect on staff morale, poor corporate … Read more
I was encouraged by the depth of the discussions and examples of social innovation at today’s conference, the 2017 Summit on Social Innovation in Vancouver B.C. I was also very impressed by the Youth Social Innovation Award winners. Congratulations, the future looks bright! Please follow the conversation on Twitter by searching #Impact4BC – Larry … Read more
“The Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) recognizes individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the field of supply chain management through innovation, dedication, and leadership. This year, the SCMA Awards of Distinction, presented on June 16 at SCMA’s National Conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario, highlight real leadership in a profession that drives Canada’s competitiveness.” … Read more
My second article posted up on Medium is called “Local Procurement Practices: Who’s Doing What, Why and How?” Check it out here, and share! -Larry.
The Circular Economy: An Essay on Hope in the Supply Chain” has been posted on my Medium account. Please read it here.
I’m very pleased to be invited to participate in the B.C. summit on Social Innovation Feb. 8rd, where I will be discussing social procurement value along with Minister Michelle Stilwell. This event will be held at the Imperial, 319 Main Street, Vancouver BC. The Summit will be an amazing gathering of entrepreneurs, businesses, investors, universities … Read more