As we are working “in the weeds”, every day, we often lose sight of how critical our function is. We, at The Mpower Group, do a lot of Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Management training as one of our service offerings because WE KNOW the value of a strong Supply Chain. I guess it has just taken the rest of the world a little time to catch up . . . . . .
I read a blog post today from the HBR Blog Network entitled “Solving Gen Y’s Passion Problem” written by a Generation Y member, Cal Newton. He notes several sources that have called this generation “Generation Me”, “The Worst Generation” and “Generation Why Bother”. They are often characterized as “pampered”, “high maintenance” and “perhaps . . . too happy at home checking Facebook”.