Caroline Chumakov

Caroline Chumakov

Sr Principal Analyst
Caroline Chumakov is one of Gartner Supply Chain's foremost people experts. She leads research on supply chain talent strategies, organization design and change management. She assists in elevating the supply chain profession to attract and retain top talent and speaks to what talent strategies and organizational structures may address the gaps in supply chain capabilities. Ms. Caroline also advises clients on how to improve the diversity of their supply chain workforce and create inclusive work environments for all. She specializes in guiding clients through the development and deployment of supply chain centers of excellence. She discusses best practices for leading changes whether focused on broad transformation or small-scale initiatives and advises on relationship-management communication strategies.
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Monday, October 25, 2021 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM EDT
Attracting Top Graduates to Supply Chain

How can CSCOs attract and retain top supply chain graduate talent? This breakout session combines research and student interview data, showing how to create a compelling value proposition. We will show how supply chain leaders must create a holistic purposeful value proposition. Learn how your organization can create a culture that resonates with the next generation of talent.

Monday, October 25, 2021 / 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM EDT
CSCO Workshop: A Road Map for Your Supply Chain's Strategic Relationships

Without cross-functional support for their strategy, CSCOs will run into obstacles in planning and implementation. We'll provide you with an action plan for building a better reputation and relationships with those you need to support your supply chain strategy. Learn the signs of a weak reputation, goals for a better reputation, and ideas for engaging key stakeholders.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT
Building Inclusive Supply Chain Leaders Without Unconscious Bias Training

Unconscious bias training not only has a limited impact on inclusion but also has the potential to reinforce the very stereotypes it is meant to root out. It is time for CSCOs to retire an outdated approach to inclusion for one that focuses on shifting leadership behaviors rather than attitudes, drives equitable talent decision-making, and creates genuine accountability for action.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM EDT
Ask the Expert: Supply Chain Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The financial benefits of building a diverse supply chain organization have been well-documented for years, but 2020 heralded a renewed and more aggressive focus on diversity, equity and inclusion. Come, ask a Gartner expert how to ensure your organization can deliver on DE&I objectives and reshape supply chain to be a career destination for diverse candidates and employees.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT
Signature Series: 2021 Gartner/ASCM Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Survey: Commitments and Actions

In collaboration with ASCM, our research shows that supply chain organizations in Europe, the United States and Canada are focusing primarily on ethnicity and gender. The data reveals that organizations stand at an important inflection point, where awareness and education must shift to sustained engagement and action.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.