It is sometimes exhausting thinking about how much time is spent trying to enforce better (percieved such) from people close and closer to an organisations enviroment. In Sweden we say “carrot or whip” trying to define how to enforce greater change in the direction we aim at.
This has been a true problem in the procurement and e-invoicing area – trying to enforce suppliers to offer the lowest price, the most efficient deliveries and as automated processes as possible. Is it just us or does that not add up?
From the article: ” “Pressuring suppliers may generate savings, but will simultaneously undermine long-term relationships and savings will be short-lived.” “
In this tweet Spens Matters give some thoughts on the subject: