Recent disasters, whether earthquakes, tsunamis, or tornadoes, have threatened business continuity for many industries. As has been pointed out in many recent procurement webinars, this presents an opportunity for us to step up and prove our strategic value to the organization. We cannot, however, rely solely upon the stories in the news.  We need to educate ourselves and be prepared with suggestions.

I am sure we will come back to this book as a resource in the months to come, but for now here are just a few of the ideas we felt procurement professionals could implementing immediately:

This book is absolutely worth the cover price. It’s technical and a slower read than some of the other books we’ve read – it is certainly no ‘Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ but on a topic like this, we would be disappointed if the author weren’t serious and more than a bit concerned for all of us, which he seems to be.