Sep 092013
<!--:en-->Purchasing: bridging the gap between strategic intentions and tactical realities<!--:-->

Desirée Knoppen Operations Management and Information Systems Department Companies increasingly depend upon resources from outside the firm. Successful companies view purchasing as a strategic function that buys these external resources and manages the associated supplier relationships with a pro-active and long-term perspective. In that sense, purchasing has evolved from a clerical function to an increasingly […]