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Establishing Credibility When Client Tenure is Greater than your Age

December 22, 2017

By Brant Morwald As someone who transitioned into Management Consulting following my undergraduate degree, it is not uncommon for me to find myself in a meeting full of executives who have sat in that same board room since before I was born. In this situation, it becomes a challenge to establish the credibility necessary to… read more →




Local problems, global perspective

December 15, 2017

By Scott Loveland With the holiday season around the corner, I’ve begun preparing for my annual tradition of sending out Festivus cards to update my loved ones on my year to date. While this task is often considered a wonderful time, certain aspects can become incredibly time consuming. As a consultant, free time is cherished,… read more →




Tender

December 8, 2017

By Jennifer Kim In a tender process, a company would seek out multiple bids to fulfill requirements for a specific initiative. This practice is very prominent in healthcare, and heavily affects budgeting and supply chain management in multiple industries. Naturally, the most common difficulty as a supplier of tender process is the uncertainty of demand… read more →




Inventory Management: Safety Stock vs. Cycle Stock

December 1, 2017

By Alexandra Palmer Inventory management is complex, involving multiple parties, SKUs, suppliers and producers, and can sometimes be driven by factors beyond the control of the purchasing or planning departments. Deciding how much inventory to carry is by no means a simple task; however, it is critical to free up cash and mitigate possible customer… read more →