Wk 5 Discussion 2

Personal liability is a serious issue in purchasing and supply management. Provide details from the text or your personal experience where a supply officer or project manager has been held personally liable for conditions of a contract. Comment on how you will proceed in  the future to avoid any personal liability for contracts if at all possible. The text provides excellent examples that can be researched starting on page 435. 

Text

Johnson, P. F., Leenders, M. R., & Flynn, A. E. (2015). Purchasing and supply management (15th ed.). Retrieved from https://redshelf.com/

  • Chapter 12: Supplier Selection
  • Chapter 13: Supplier Evaluation and Supplier Relations
  • Chapter 15: Legal and Ethics

Articles

Blanchard, C., Comm, C., & Mathaisel, D. (2008). Adding value to service providers: Benchmarking Wal-Mart. Benchmarking, 15(2), 166-177. Retrieved from ProQuest Database.

Earls, A. (2009, August). PPG tests the outsourcing waters. Purchasing, 138(8), 26. Retrieved from ProQuest Database.

  • The article discusses the benefits of outsourcing through the PPG example.
 
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