Successful global S&OP

Successful Global S&OP

Successful Global S&OP: leadership, change management, behaviour and cross-cultural differences

Executive summary

The success of Global S&OP depends on, among other things, how well a company adapts to the local culture when developing and implementing it. This articles explains why cultural issues are important and how to deal with them. We may be able to change the culture of a company, but not the culture of a country. Before getting to cultural differences, it is important that other key success factors for S&OP in general are also in place. These include constructive behavious, effective management processes, and leadership support.

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Successful Global S&OP: leadership, change management, behaviour and cross-cultural differences

This articles provides some thoughts on how to deal with behavioural and cultural challenges in implementing and sustaining an effective Global S&Op. Extract from Journal of Business Forecasting, vol. 31, issue 3, 2012 | Fall

Niels Van Hove
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