Wednesday, October 7th 2020
This week in
What are the opportunities for Supply Chain during and after the pandemic crisis?
This week’s must read
Manufacturing, Financial services, … every industry has been scrambling to minimize the impact of the Covid-19 on the bottom line. The pandemic served as a trigger to identify and eliminate risks in their global supply chains. Do you think that incorporating AI-powered solutions into your supply chain risk management strategy will allow you to identify problems before they threaten the business?
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Jennifer Bisceglie for GlobalTrade about the impact of covid on supply chain.
COVID-19 is a different form of supply chain disruption unknown until now. What should companies do to protect themselves from future disruptions? Flexibility should allow to move quickly, that will help to minimize impact on the bottom line.
The Covid-19 pandemic, trade restrictions, & shortages of pharmaceuticals have unveiled many weaknesses and triggered a rise in economic nationalism. The challenge for managers will be to make their supply chains more resilient to increase their domestic production.
This article is a full set of McKinsey ‘s latest perspectives on COVID-19, how organizations can prepare for the next normal and why executives are more hopeful about the economy than they have been at any time so far during the COVID-19 crisis.
This week’s Consulting News
| Hope Moses Ashike@Business Day
| Jeremy Grant for Financial Timer
This week’s media
John Scannapieco, chair of the Global Business Team at the law firm of Baker Donelson, explains how the U.S.-China trade war, the coronavirus pandemic and global recession are causing companies to rethink the structure of their supply chains.
Consulting sourcing tips
Demand management is an indispensable instrument for procurement professionals and businesses in general. Implementing it for the consultancy category is a no-brainer if you want to maintain spend control and strategic alignment.
Internal Consulting is a growing trend today. In this article, you’ll learn how to set up your internal consulting group.
When you are looking for a consultant or a consulting firm to help you improve your business, it’s a good idea to check the references provided. References can provide more information about the consultant or firm and can offer insights into the kind of work they have done in the past. In this article, learn the importance of checking references and what questions you need to ask while doing so.
Previous Weeks’ issues
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore various aspects of crisis management, from using simulation to preparing for crises to organizing communication. We also look at how to involve the key stakeholders, some best practices from a leadership standpoint, and how to flip the script and in some cases turn the crisis into an opportunity.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore key trends shaping the future of hospitality, which promise to be quite exciting on all these fronts.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting we explore good practices to make the matrix work, how to change behaviors, how to define and embed values, how to avoid losing momentum during aa reorganization and how organization design can make or break a deal.
Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.