Organizational Capability Assessments
Using the organization maturity assessment, employees of a Supply Management organization and associated stakeholders (i.e.- engineering, operations, IT, finance, etc.) will assess the overall capability of the supply management organization. Capabilities such as strategy, structure, people, metrics, are aligned to a maturity model that has been developed by ISM and supply management subject matter experts from multiple industries. This assessment measures 17 core competencies and 78 sub-competencies.
17 core competencies are measured within this assessment. These competencies are determined to be critical to the development to organizational maturity. Understanding your baseline maturity and opportunity for growth is key to building long term strategic planning. Understanding your baseline maturity will assist in developing your strategic plans to grow maturity from emerging to transformative.
- Business Acumen
- Category Management
- Cost and Price Management
- Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics
- Financial Analysis
- Logistics Management
- Organization Design
- Project Management
- Quality Management
- Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)
- Supplier Risk Management
- Supply Chain Planning
- Systems Capability and Technology
With organizational capability results and data, supply management leaders will be able to create capability improvement strategies and employee development programs to deliver strategic value across the company. By using this data, leaders can also create roadmaps and plot where their organization is currently on the maturity level and identify strategic plan for desired levels of maturity and communicate within organization. Impact can be measurable in both bottom-line costs and top-line revenues.
Organizational Maturity Levels
Based on insights from practitioners and other subject matter experts, organizational maturity progression is mapped as follows. This targeted growth pattern moves organizations from emerging to transformative:
Reactive, Unstructured, Unpredictable
Structured, Standard Processes, Individual Focus
Proactive, Consistent Practices, Team Focus
Advising, Controlled Processes, Cross-Collaboration
Differentiated, Strategic Value Creation, Enterprise / External Influence