Exam 3: Leadership in Supply Management
Develop/implement changes to the organization’s supply management policies as needed.
Organizational policies and procedures
The scope of the supply management process (as defined by ISM) identification, acquisi- tion, access, positioning and management of resources and related capabilities the orga- nization needs or potentially needs in the attainment of its strategic objectives. Includes the following components: distribution, inven- tory control, logistics, materials management, product development, strategic sourcing, pro- curement/purchasing, quality, receiving, supply management, transportation/traffic/shipping and warehousing
The role of supply management in organiza- tional strategies
Management of the change process (change management)
Participate in company acquisitions and/or mergers and/or divestitures to assure the continuity of supply and capture synergy opportunities.
Methods of evaluating assets/corporate value
1.0 Assignment consent 2.0 Confidentiality 3.0 Due diligence 4.0 Current contractual obligations 5.0 Financial assessments
Management of redundancy and complexity
Divestiture of assets
Global economic considerations
Represent the supply organization in meetings with corporations, government agencies, profes- sional associations and other organizations.
Issues in the external role and perception of
Feedback to management
Legal restrictions (e.g., antitrust, export)
Lead or participate in cross-functional and/or mul- tifunctional teams (e.g., project management, pro- cess improvement, international teams).
Purpose of teams
Role of supply management in teams
1.0 Support/service/information 2.0 Project management 3.0 Leadership 4.0 Facilitation B) Advantages/disadvantages of teams 1.0 Consensus building 2.0 Time considerations 3.0 Ownership issues 4.0 Managing or introducing change 5.0 Groupthink 6.0 Synergy
Phases of team building
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