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Why Collaboration is the NEW Advantage?

For decades, if not centuries, the economists have been extolling the virtues of competition. No doubt, competition unleashes forces lying dormant within human psyche – forces of of one-upmanship, jealousy, keep up with the jones, and similar nature. Of course, the economists rarely look into the psyche behind the actions and, even if they do – […]

Compete or Cooperate in Supply Chains- Do you use your emotional side?

By Stuart Emmett Much has been said about how suppliers should be managed by procurement. Indeed one view (Supply Management January 2007) was that the Procurement Manager will become re-titled as the Relationship Manager in future years. This would then mean considering cooperative management styles and perhaps stepping back from any adversary “them and us” […]