SIG Resource Center

Strategic Planning for the Procurement Function: A Practical Approach to Prioritizing and Building Key Competencies, Including Supplier Risk Mitigation - eBay

Creating a multi-year strategic plan that endures, and is actually executed, is a real challenge. Seemingly great plans can be upended by the rapid pace of change, shifting priorities, and the crowding out of the "important" to make room for the "urgent". However building the organizational competencies critical to ongoing success takes time and focused effort. Additionally, a strategic plan can help provide employees with purpose and progress in their work, which are widely considered to be core intrinsic motivators.

The full content of this page is only available to SIG Members.