Sunday, March 20, 2011

Finance is from Mars and Procurement is from Venus

Savings, savings, savings - that's all we hear from Finance; it's as if they have a one-track mind. But over here in Procurement, we like to smell the blossoms of stakeholder feedback, risk management, and supplier performance among a variety of other performance management flowers. In other words, the Procurement garden is full of sights and smells that should be attractive to any finance organizations, but instead they can only see the savings. The article below points out these communication difficulties, which more often than not lead to hurt feelings, tension, and even the silent treatment. Fortunately, our ROSMA solution provides a safe environment conducive to effective communication so these two lovers can see the true benefits of partnership. 

Read the article.

(submitted by Joe)

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