Category Management in Purchasing 5th edition book – pre-order now!

Approach Purchasing and Procurement Strategically, Effectively and Sustainably with Category Management.

Category Management in Purchasing will help you source strategically and deliver profitability and new supply-side value effectively with a step-by-step guide to the tools, techniques and application of category management. Now in its fifth edition, this highly regarded and essential text provides what everyone in procurement needs when striving to make category management a reality.

Author, Jonathan O’Brien, wrote the first edition of this book 15 years ago. Below, he shares the journey from 2009 to today; exploring how he has adapted the book with each edition to tackle the different procurement challenges faced along the way.

The fifth edition of Category Management in Purchasing is the essential resource for developing successful purchasing strategies in todays modern world.

Covering new technology-driven approaches to category management, this new edition outlines digital transformations and technological advancements; from digital sourcing platforms to new tools and systems.

It also provides expert knowledge to approach complex sourcing situations not only effectively, but also sustainably. Including new guidance on how organizations and businesses can implement sustainability into their procurement strategies. Jonathan O’Brien recontextualizes category management at a time when responsible sourcing is now more important than ever.

Click here to pre-order your copy now from Kogan Page for publication on 3rd May 2024 (UK and Rest of World) and 28th May in North America. Get 20% off with discount code WEB5CM20.