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Three Things Supply Chain Leaders Need to Know About Planning Teams

Published: 21 October 2016

ID: G00316313

Analyst(s): Andrew Downard


Gartner's 2016 chief supply chain officer survey on associate engagement shows that turnover in the planning function is significant and accelerating. The drivers of engagement for planners are different than for the rest of supply chain, and supply chain leaders must use that knowledge to respond.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Planners Feel More Closely Tied to Senior Leadership
  • Planners Have a Distinct Skill Set Profile
  • Planners Have Different Engagement Drivers at Different Ages
  • Methodology

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