Procurement organizations can be among the most challenging environments in which to make a positive impact on the future of the company, and one that does not always command the trust and respect of colleagues within that company.
Often, procurement executives try to overcompensate for perfectly reasonable limitations, instead of accepting what they realistically can and cannot accomplish with the resources at their disposal, and optimizing their true value add within those limitations.
Procurement professionals need to step out of the box and see themselves as others see them. When they don't, their behavior can be positively frustrating to their peers.
Here, we list down five common career-limiting practices for procurement professionals. Perhaps, you may recognize a few.