Turning the Corner on Tactical v. Strategic
Supply management groups realize the importance of a shift toward strategic practices, but the transition is slow. Across industries, we’re seeing 3% growth in the strategic employee balance, with all companies reporting 62% tactical employees and 38% strategic employees. Tactical employees engage in day-to-day procurement operations that support the business, while strategic ones are responsible for higher-level activities like category management, supplier relationship management, and stakeholder engagement. What’s the balance in your organization?