Improving Supplier Relationships in a Weak Top Management Commitment Environment
Bullington, Ph.D., Kimball
Kimball Bullington, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Middle Tennessee State University, 615/904-8420; firstname.lastname@example.org
Bullington, Ph.D., Stanley
Stanley Bullington, Ph.D., Professor, Mississippi State University, 662/325-7621; Bullington@ie.msstate.edu
92nd Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2007 - Las Vegas, NV
Lack of top management commitment is often cited as the reason for supplier partnership failure. This workshop assumes that the supply management professional will be faced with this problem at times. We will discuss approaches for gaining commitment and for making progress in the absence of top management commitment.