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How to Design an Effective, Adaptable S&OP Organization

Published: 09 March 2018

ID: G00353705

Analyst(s): KC Quah


There is no "one size fits all" when it comes to organization structures for S&OP. However, supply chain leaders responsible for S&OP can consider some proven models, techniques and factors when defining the right structure for the organization.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Establish the Current State as a Baseline and a Future Vision for the Transformation of the S&OP Maturity Required to Support the Business and Supply Chain Objectives That the Company Desires
  • Orient the S&OP Organization to Match the Business Attributes by Taking Into Account Product Versus Geographic Centricity and How the Functions Interact
  • Clarify the Layers of the Organization Responsible for Governance, Adapting, Orchestration and Execution

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