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Current Challenges in Global Sourcing


Maxim, Jon
Jon Maxim, President, Maxelerate, 847/691-3299;

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.

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