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Ignition Guide to Developing a Supplier Diversity Program

Published: 25 July 2017

ID: G00386022

Analyst(s): Procurement Research Team

Summary

This guide includes three documents that will help you build a business case for supplier diversity, identify diverse suppliers to work with, define clear measures of supplier diversity success, and mentor diverse suppliers within the supply base.

Table Of Contents

Overview

Steps

Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 1 of 5: Create a Business Case for Supplier Diversity

Tasks

Step 2 of 5: Develop an Effective Supplier Diversity Policy

Tasks

Step 3 of 5: Identify Opportunities to Work with Diverse Suppliers

Tasks

Step 4 of 5: Measure the Program’s Ongoing Effectiveness

Tasks

Step 5 of 5: Onboard and Mentor Diverse Suppliers

Tasks

Review Your Performance

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