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Labour Shuffles

2020 & Beyond. An era of great flexibility has dawned Years of displacement, months of volatility, weeks of Change The Challenging of the “It would Never” & “I would Never” The Great Forcing of Labour Displacement & Shuffle Before migration between organisations was organised, progression was clear, Labels were widely accepted. But now we’ve seen …

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Line Commissions – Holding the consumer accountable

Line Commissions Business schools preach the sin that it is to incur more costs to your end consumer, executives dig deep into holding market share whilst cutting back on the back end. Global sourcing leaders have gone as far East as they can and the runway’s clearly running out of space. Rightsizing then follows, the advent of …

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Crises Leaning – Incentivising the hurt.

Crises leaning Global sourcing organisations have faced more tests than a soon-to-be Nasa Astronaut, any graduation ceremony is a mere oasis mirage in the desert.  The upside to this resilience programming is the level of talent that emerges from this volatility where 20 years of stress has been compounded into a 24-month window will be nothing short …

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The 2 Resume’s you don’t have, but will be better with

The 2 resume’s you don’t have, but will be better with With the global inundation of the resumé, I’ve made the argument that the functionality of the CV loses its impact given the increased circulation due to the climate that we face. Bad resumé writers look like bad professionals and vice versa with the good …

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Maintaining sourcing bridges in divisive times

Bridge maintenance Suspension bridges hang over rivers, channels and canals. They’re passageways that seem eternal, outliving many of us. But, bridges aren’t eternal. They’re health checked regularly and what we don’t often see is the technician climbing the pylons assessing the cable’s strength. Global Sourcing Organisations are a series of interconnected bridges. Both capability and …

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Unlocking new assets from sustained discomfort

Unlocking new assets from sustained discomfort Discomfort, not the type when Hong Kong’s weather takes a sudden turn leaving the shirt sticking to the skin. Nor the type of uncomfort when you’ve taken a different direction with your hairdo. There’s a vastly different strain of discomfort when it’s a sustained feeling lasting more than a …

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