Current Challenges in Global Sourcing
Jon Maxim, President, Maxelerate, 847/691-3299; firstname.lastname@example.org
93rd Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2008 - St. Louis, MO
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.