The business, geopolitical and social-economic phase we are living through has been called the ‘polycrisis‘ – a time in which multiple global events have become entwined with each other, with the resulting complexity far greater than the sum of individual events themselves. Put simply, one event feeds another, which can have unpredictable knock effects for other global systems, which in turn feed into other systems, and so on. The result is a dizzying melting pot of critical issues to manage – from scarcity to inflation, to energy crises, geopolitical posturing and war.
All these events are linked and, to some extent, fuel each other in a never-ending – and deepening – cycle of volatility and uncertainty. And it’s within this environment that procurement and supply chain executives are playing a leading role in helping their organisations to navigate a secure path.
In the first of our quarterly webinar series, Procurement Leaders and SAP will explore the approaches being deployed by CPO’s in their talent strategy to succeed during the Polycrisis including: