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Risk & Reward in a Global Market Place


CIPS - Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply

Following this year’s Premier Conference, Risk & Reward in a Global Market Place, I was asked to have a look at some of the output from the conference and contemplate the key themes and learning raised during it’s plenary sessions, seminars, workshops and debates.

Globalisation isn't a new concept — it's been around since before Britain ruled the waves — and some might say waived the rules. However what is new is the extent to which information flows have exploded. The world is a much smaller, and vastly more transparent and democratic place, than when Tulip futures peaked in Amsterdam sometime in the 17th century.

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