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Again, before I start, please know that The Mpower Group has all our readers in our hearts and prayers as we all get through this very difficult time. We have often talked about one of the roles of a Procurement professional is an Internal Consultant.  While most of us are operating under a new “normal” [...]

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Author: Anne Kohler
Posted: April 2, 2020, 6:46 pm

Procurement/Supply Executive Round Table (PERT)  A Special Meeting to Deal with the Impact of Coronavirus – Common Challenges and Crowdsourced Solutions When April 9, 202 1 PM – 3 PM No Cost for this Event Where: Your Office   What you need to Attend: A computer, tablet, or smartphone An internet connection     What [...]

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Author: TMG Admin
Posted: April 1, 2020, 8:48 pm

We hope and pray that you, your loved ones and your colleagues are all safe and sound.  Let me introduce X –  a friend, client and alumnus (and you know how proud we are of all our alumnus for what they have achieved) of ours who we’ve known for 10+ years.  I obviously will not [...]

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Author: Dalip Raheja
Posted: March 26, 2020, 3:32 pm

Before I start, please know that The Mpower Group has all our readers in our hearts and prayers as we all get through this very difficult time. As Strategic Sourcing OR Category Management we are quite familiar with working in teams. It is THE most powerful way of building a collaborative environment and getting work [...]

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Author: Anne Kohler
Posted: March 19, 2020, 5:25 pm

That probably sounds like typical clickbait and hyperbole but allow me to try to change your mind a little bit.  While it is true that China is coming back on-line in terms of manufacturing and Supply Chains, the impact of this cannot be measured in the short term only.  The DJIA drop is a big [...]

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Author: Dalip Raheja
Posted: March 12, 2020, 3:53 pm