Procurement at U.S. Steel- A True ‘Learning Organization’
United States Steel Corporation’s procurement group oversees over US $12.5 billion in annual spend with 85 employees, demonstrating an enviable FTE-to-spend ratio. The group is led by vice president and CPO John Foody, Jr. As CPO, he has indoctrinated the importance of education into his operating paradigm across all levels by setting an internal goal for his entire group. “One of the goals that I set in place was for 70 percent of the organization to have either a Certified Professional Supply Management® (CPSM®) designation or an advanced degree.” Learn how Mr. Foody has led his organization to achieve this lofty goal, the value delivered and the mindset of a learning organization.
One of the goals that I set in place was for 70 percent of the organization to have either a Certified Professional Supply Management ® (CPSM ® ) designation or an advanced degree. We’re tracking to that target, and ISM is a big enabler for that.”
- John Foody CPO, U.S. Steel
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