Supplier Diversity

 

Why We Need to Develop Schemas in Supplier Diversity: Part 3

Using Schemas for Bringing in New Diverse Suppliers | By Veronica Cook-Euell, M.A., M.B.A., M.Ed,Supplier Diversity Program Manager at Kent State University This is the third of a three-part installment in our blog series on the importance of developing your diverse suppliers. Example 2: Let's Do Business Together Consider the most frequent request made to a purchasing department, not only from diverse suppliers, but from anyone looking to do business with an organization: how can...

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Why We Need to Develop Schemas in Supplier Diversity: Part 2

Using Schemas When a Problem Occurs | By Veronica Cook-Euell, M.A., M.B.A., M.Ed,Supplier Diversity Program Manager atKent State University This is the second of a three-part installment in our blog series on the importance of developing your diverse suppliers. Example 1: A Problem Occurs Let's look at a common challenge we face as supplier diversity professionals. A problem has occurred with one of our diverse suppliers that has impacted their ability to continue with a...

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Why We Need to Develop Schemas in Supplier Diversity: Part 1

What is a Schema & What Does it Have to do with Managing a Supplier Diversity Program? | By Veronica Cook-Euell, M.A., M.B.A., M.Ed,Supplier Diversity Program ManageratKent State University As with most strategies, you will often find a set of objectives that have been put in place to carry out several processes such as planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. We know these to be the four principles of management, which are often present in the...

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Developing Your Diverse Suppliers

It's More Than a Nice To-Do | By Veronica Cook-Euell, M.A., M.B.A., M.Ed,Supplier Diversity Program ManageratKent State University Developing your diverse suppliers is more than a nice to-do -- it's a business imperative. We all know that social responsibility can be expressed in terms of eco-friendliness -- doing the right things, and doing things right (we also call this "effectiveness and efficiency") -- especially when it comes to saving the earth. But we often overlook...

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