Business acumen is an often cited skill needed to be successful in the "new" procurement. But what exactly is it, and how does it apply to procurement?
This was the topic of conversation in today's interview with Jim Barnes, the Managing Director of ISM Services. Jim highlights 10 different traits that he sees - in his experience helping procurement leaders increase the capabilities of their teams - that collectively make up the concept of business acumen. Jim also shares which he believes are the most important skills, and how leaders can begin to develop these capabilities in their teams.
For more information, visit http://artofprocurement.com/acumen.