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    Implementing Strategic Sourcing Excerpt

    ‘Implementing Strategic Sourcing’ Excerpt

    This informative, comprehensive, yet practical guide provides readers with a complete toolkit of how to approach global sourcing successfully. This excerpt is comprised of chapters 1 (“Overview of issues and opportunities”) and 2 (“Creating a sourcing strategy”).

    This informative, comprehensive, yet practical guide provides readers with a
    complete tool-kit of how to approach global sourcing successfully. Based on real-world
    experiences on implementing and sustaining global sourcing, the book provides readers
    with key guidance on:

    • Foundations of strategic sourcing
    • Management, risk, governance and legal considerations
    • Transition planning and the end-game
    • Future trends, summary and lessons learned
    • Organizational change, innovation and relationship management
    • Successful principles for new business development from a service provider
      perspective

    This excerpt is comprised of chapters one (“Overview of issues and opportunities”)
    and two (“Creating a sourcing strategy”).

    Chapter one includes a discussion of the opportunities and challenges presented by
    questions of “shoring,” provides historical context for global sourcing and identifies leading players in the outsourcing market. Chapter two evaluates the pros
    and cons of selected sourcing models and provides a customer sourcing planning
    checklist.

    This excerpt is from “Implementing Strategic
    Sourcing: A Managers Guide to World Class Best Practices
    ” © Van Haren
    Publishing and is obtainable from www.vanharen.net. The book was written by Christine
    V. Bullen, Richard LeFavre and Gad J. Selig.

    The attached Zip file includes:

    • Intro Page.doc
    • Cover Sheet and Terms.pdf
    • Implementing Strategic Sourcing Excerpt.pdf

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