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How to Structure Your SRM Governance Team to Drive Stakeholder Engagement

Published: 12 July 2017

ID: G00326536

Analyst(s): Miguel Cossio


Lack of internal stakeholder support is the No. 1 challenge organizations face in leveraging supplier capabilities through SRM. Supply chain leaders in sourcing and procurement should use this research to build a team that secures stakeholder engagement for a successful SRM implementation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Drive Stakeholder Engagement by Building an SRM Team That Includes Functional Leaders From Different Levels of the Organization
  • Build a Scalable SRM Program by Setting Up a Team Structure That Separates Process Design, Strategic Direction and Execution
    • Steering Committee
    • Center of Excellence
    • Core Team

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