In a business environment driven by high customer expectations for speed and quality, increasing volatility and risk, and market interconnectedness, best-in-class procurement is a significant competitive differentiator.
Published in Forbes online by Kate Vitasek on 31 Jan. 2020. Here is the link: https://tinyurl.com/u5gpq9v
Article by Kate Vitasek published 10 Dec. 2019 in Forbes. Here is the link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/katevitasek/2019/12/10/apqc-report-companies-procurement-skills-woefully-lacking/#6c63883e79ed
Kate Vitasek on the Healthcare Supply Chain Best Practices Podcast Here is the URL: https://www.spreaker.com/user/10962649/podcast-51-vested-outsourcing-applied-to
Cover story titled, “What’s in it for we?” published in Public Sector Catering magazine. The article is based on a speech by Kate Vitasek. Here is the link: https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ccdad62b#/ccdad62b/18
Follow Guiding Principles To A Successful Contract Article by Kate Vitasek published 22 Sept. in Forbes. A National Bureau of Economic Research paper highlights new research on how to overcome contractual incompleteness. Traditional contracting approaches have inherent flaws and a “new approach” that embeds informal social norms formally into a contract can help parties mitigate opportunistic behaviors, […]
UK Court Says Post Office Agreements Are Relational Contracts Article by Kate Vitasek published 8 September 2019 in Forbes. Here is the link.
The Inherent Failures of Long-Term Contracts — and How to Fix Them HBR IdeaCast interview with Oliver Hart and Kate Vitasek on 3 Sept. 2019. Here is the link: https://hbr.org/ideacast/2019/09/the-inherent-failures-of-long-term-contracts-and-how-to-fix-them.html
“A new Approach to Contracts,” article by David Frydlinger, Oliver Hart and Kate Vitasek published in the September-October edition of the Harvard Business Review. Here is the link: https://hbr.org/2019/09/a-new-approach-to-contracts
12 ailments of outsourcing CRE: What they are and how to prevent them Corporate Real Estate Journal — article by Kate Vitasek and Michele Flynn. Here is a link to CREJ: https://www.henrystewartpublications.com/crej/forthcoming