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Supply Chain Brief: The Case for Expanding Supply Chain Span of Control

Published: 21 November 2017

ID: G00346289

Analyst(s): Ken Chadwick


Orchestration and coordination of the end-to-end supply chain is a perennial challenge for today's leaders. Expanding supply chain functional span of control can be an answer. Supply chain leaders must build the rationale and then build the capability to deliver.

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What You Need to Know


  • Expand Your Span of Control to Improve Decision Making
  • Expand Your Span of Control to Build Expertise
  • Expand Your Span of Control to Better Allocate Resources

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