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- 2 - Purchasing Organization and Structure “Purchasing should play a reactive role in the business enterprise.” Proactive: seasonality, predict change in price. -- Do you agree? Why or why not? Reactive: consultancy What would you do if you do not receive your requested products/services from procurement? In order to assess the importance of purchasing within a firm, what information would you request?
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- 3 - Organizational Structure Organizational design: the structure and formal system of communication, division of labor, coordination, control, authority, and responsibility required to achieve organizational goals and objectives Why is organizational structure important? What characteristics should an organizational structure have?
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- 4 - The CFOs View of Procurement Procurement’s Impact on Competitiveness KPIs used to evaluate CPO Performance
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- 5 - Organizational Structure What can determine the position of purchasing in the
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course SCM 371 taught by Professor Tobias during the Fall '11 term at Michigan State University.

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