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The word “conflict” has such negative connotations but the most effective teams actually elicit conflict to generate new ideas.  Since most of our work as Sourcing / Category Management professionals is done in teams, embracing constructive conflict is a MUST as you are making the journey from Strategic…

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More on that later but let’s talk about termites today.  Why you ask?  TMG alumni can tell you right away – it’s because of Synectics (from the Decision Making workshop).  Synectics is the art of connecting things that are normally unlikely to be connected.  For example, the architecture…

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As the debate rages on about the Difference Between Strategic Sourcing and Category Management, the one element that is insurmountable if you don’t have it, is Leadership!   Without a leader that has the vision to move your organization toward Category Management – you are never going to get…

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