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In the business world, why is competition so often the norm, while cooperation seems like an impossible goal? Why do we so often settle for “better than nothing” compromises? One of the most destructive assumptions we bring to negotiations is the assumption that the pie of resources is fixed. The mythical-fixed-pie mindset leads us to…
Strategic Procurement Solutions in the News
Foxconn, the Taiwanese company that assembles Apple's iPhones, has made a ¥600 billion bid, about $5.3 billion, to purchase troubled Japanese electronics maker Sharp,
(January 22, 2016)
The reality is that Apple, as the most valuable company on Earth by market capitalization, now has the power to make or break a company through its supplier relationships.
(November 16, 2014)
In the wake of rumors that Apple is set to abandon its one-size-fits-all design policy and release a budget iPhone and iPhones with larger screens, where does this leave its current standard bearer? Apple has also started “reshoring” production of some of its products (but not iPhones, yet) back to the US. Will this move eventually change the big picture that follows?
(August 12, 2013)
Too often, supply chain and procurement leaders are not well-prepared for complex negotiations with key suppliers. So what does it take to get ready for even the toughest adversaries? Here are seven techniques that top supply management negotiators put into action—techniques that prove effective even when the deck is stacked against them.
(June 12, 2013)
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