Sourcing Governance Value


Good sourcing governance is key to building sustainable value for all stakeholders in the value chain. Learn what sourcing governance is and the steps and success factors required to implement it effectively.

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Sourcing Governance Value

Sourcing Governance Value Definition

Sourcing governance refers to a systematic and simultaneous approach to managing value creation, risk, compliance and relationships in the sourcing and procurement lifecycle. As a part of “functional governance”, sourcing governance should aim to apply a positive, productive and profitable focus on strengthening sourcing leadership and decision-making to create value for different stakeholders across the value chain (Beulen & Rombout, 2015; Sussman, 2015).

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  • ACCA (2014) Creating Value through Governance: Towards a New Accountability, February. Available at: http://www.accaglobal.com/content/dam/acca/global/PDF-technical/corporate-governance/tech-tp-cvtg.pdf
  • ACCA (2015) Creating Value through Governance: Channelling Corporate Culture and Ethics in Boards, Belgium, May 7. Available at: http://www.accaglobal.com/vn/en/discover/news/2015/05/culture-ecoda.html
  • Anthony, E. L., Green, S. G. and McComb, S. A. (2014) Crossing Functions Above the Cross-Functional Project Team: The Value of Lateral Coordination Among Functional Department Heads, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, Vol.31, pp.141-158.
  • Beulen, E. and Rombout, E. (2015) The Impact of Sourcing Trends on Governance (Part 1), Outsourcing Magazine, Jan 8.

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