Continuous Improvement also known as 'Kaizen' means 'change for the better' and encompasses all people, products, services and processes in an organisation. It consists of making continual small improvements rather than big changes at irregular intervals, requiring close monitoring and control and ideally inbuilt in the organisations culture.
|Quality management in procurement and supply
Developing and Managing Contracts
Efficiency is the degree to which something is done well or without wasted energy or effort. By definition it is therefore typically a measurable concept, quantitatively determined by the ratio of output to input.
|The rights of procurement
Supplier / Bid / Tender Evaluation
Sustainability in procurement terms takes into account social, economic and environmental factors alongside the typical price and quality considerations when procuring products and services. Sustainable procurement helps organisations to eliminate waste, become more energy efficient and inevitably save money.
|Ethical codes of practice in procurement and supply
Understand Need - Market and Options Assessment