Broad supply chain skills are in demand, but narrow skill sets seem to be the rule. These tips can help you hire employees that meet your company's needs.
Increasing globalization and market uncertainty are making strategic thinking and effective communication more important than ever for supply chain professionals. Yet many of those in the field have spent more time gaining narrow cost-cutting and technical knowledge than they have learning the broader skills currently in demand.
That's why Nick Little, assistant director of Executive Development Programs at Michigan State University, suggests using these six "R's" to find and keep people with the right skill sets for the job:
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