How Carnival Cruise Lines Builds Management Expertise
In today’s complex and frequently shifting business landscape, supply management professionals must increasingly ensure they are bringing best practices and an objective lens to their function.
In a recent interview with Norbert Dean, Vice President of Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain and Site Services for Carnival Cruise Line, we learned how the organization has used ISM for everyday solutions.
Read how both experienced and new supply management professionals use the ISM Mastery Model® Assessment to gauge their specific strengths and gaps. Learn how employees leverage custom study plans to build their knowledge, pursue industry certification and how teams gain common understanding over a unified and objective framework.
“With 16 core competencies, and the ability to move up from the basics in each of them, people quickly realize, ‘This is what I’m trying to learn, this is my career path, and I want to learn more about supply chain management.”
- Norbert Dean, Vice President of Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain and Site Services for Carnival Cruise Line, speaking about the value of ISM® Mastery Model Assessment
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