The movement of the procurement function from a “passive” or reactive role to strategic role is becoming ever more prevalent across organisations and industries. In many cases, top management has realised procurement’s profit-generating capability. In addition, there are many internal factors that influence the perception of procurement, for example, management style, the depth of procurement’s other responsibilities, internal politics the distribution of decision making and the organisation’s profitability. In light of this ongoing change this year’s procurement sit-down will shine a light on the relationship between procurement as a strategic function and the business objectives; broken into 3 chapters to tell a story of current happenings in the industry throughout the conference.
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