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Survival Skills for Buyers

Author(s):

William L. Michels
William L. Michels, CEO, ADR North America, LLC, 734-930-5070, bill.michels@adrna.com
Laura Birou
Laura Birou, Senior Consultant, ADR North America, LLC, 734-930-5070, laura.birou@adrna.com

90th Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2005 - San Antonio, TX
Abstract

The popularity of the television show “Survivor” demonstrates the innate human desire to compete and win. The contestants have to develop a strategy which best utilizes their individual skills and capabilities to work in a team environment, and individually, to overcome obstacles and defeat their opponents. A case can be made that supply chain professionals face this survival situation every day as they seek to provide their organizations with the proper resources to compete effectively.

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