Browsing: Talent Management

It’s not possible to produce much of anything if you don’t have the raw material needed for production and for any shared service function – and therefore sourcing/supply chain as well- the raw material is talent.  Without the right talent and the organizational competence that derives from that,…

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If you think the title refers to money, think again!   Companies spend millions / billions of dollars a year on managing their balance sheet as if money was their scarcest resource.  In a recent HBR article “What if Companies Managed People as Carefully as They Manage Money?” the…

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Many of our readers will remember NPX and the immense contributions it made in tackling subjects like the following:  Sourcing is Change Management, Emerging Market Sourcing, Managing Outsourcing Arrangements, Supplier Relationship Management, and Integration of Six Sigma and Strategic Sourcing.  In collaboration with Corporate United (are they part of…

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Fighting for top talent has never been harder.  We are hearing this across multiple industries and across multiple disciplines.  We are working with clients today who are trying to find top talent in Finance, Supply Chain, Technology and Engineering just to name a few.  I read a recent…

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There are some global demographic trends that are already underway and their impact is already being felt so this is not a prediction but an acknowledgement of reality.   At a high level, countries like Japan, China, Germany etc. have a shrinking work force while the growth will be…

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