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The Agile Supply Chain Imperative: Empowering Agile and Self-Forming Teams

Published: 31 May 2019

ID: G00390180

Analyst(s): Sarah Watt, Dana Stiffler, Ken Chadwick

Summary

“Agile” is a word that has taken on a life of its own in the supply chain world. The word carries such prominence that we are devoting three consecutive monthly reports to what it means and its implications. With this second report, we dive into the emergence of agile and self-forming teams in supply chain organizations. This is an important concept as the flexibility and resilience needed to respond to heightened customer expectations for quick delivery will continue to increase.

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