Gartner Research

Supply Chain Organization and Talent Primer for 2017

Published: 04 January 2017

ID: G00318276

Analyst(s): Janet Suleski


Chief supply chain officers face pressure to improve service, support growth, and reduce costs. This research discusses how to design and govern a high-performing organization, acquire and keep key talent, and grow leadership competencies to make supply chain a partner for growth and innovation.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do we design and govern a high-performing supply chain organization?
    • How do we acquire, develop and retain the best supply chain talent?
    • How do leadership competencies need to change as supply chain capabilities mature?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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