Current Challenges in Global Sourcing

Author(s):

Maxim, Jon
Jon Maxim, President, Maxelerate, 847/691-3299; jmaxim@maxelerate.com

93rd Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2008 - St. Louis, MO
Abstract

Global sourcing has changed the dynamics of supplier relationships. This paper examines four factors in the complex set of issues around global sourcing — organization, mission, corporate culture, and culture and language barriers — and looks at why organizations choose to source or procure globally rather than locally or regionally.

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