Tag Archives: teamwork

Deciding How to Decide

This post continues the thread “Why Travel Disses Procurement…And What To Do About It“. In that post I explained why procurement has a bad reputation among many (not all!) travel managers, and two steps that will help travel managers overcome … Continue reading

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Why Travel Disses Procurement…

… And What To Do About It. As promised in “Travel Procurement’s Fighting Words”, here are my thoughts on why procurement has a bad rap in the travel management community, and what each side should do to get along better.  … Continue reading

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Travel Procurement’s Fighting Words

Anybody out there looking to pick a fight about the role of procurement in the travel category?  I found this post on TheBeat.travel, an active forum for topics related to the business of travel. Holly Hegeman, who closely tracks the … Continue reading

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Tyco’s Travel X-Factors: C-Support, Communication

As readers know, Tyco International won Purchasing Magazine’s Medal of Professional Excellence last week.  I spoke with Rose Speckmann, Tyco’s Director of Global Travel, to learn more about her success factors. The situation was that Tyco’s travel spend shrank by … Continue reading

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