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Creating a Governance Approach for Supply Chain

Published: 13 November 2015

ID: G00291884

Analyst(s): Dana Stiffler , Jennifer Loveland , Debra Hofman, Ken Chadwick


Governance is one of the most critical management systems required to enable supply chain organizations to align execution with strategic goals. This research outlines a basic framework to help supply chain leaders create effective governance.

Table Of Contents


  • The Keys to Successful Supply Chain Governance
  • Why a Common Understanding of Governance Is Important Across Supply Chain
  • Governance Enables Better Decision Making
  • The Goal of Governance Is to Achieve Business Results

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