I have worked with a number of product management leaders. The best ones had a clear vision, shared their goals, and were eager to help people accomplish them. They also focused on outcomes and consistently showed respect for everyone on the team. But there was also the product team lead who never knew what she wanted, played favorites, and eagerly threw her peers under the proverbial bus.
We've all done it before, left our least favorite assignment to the last minute and now it's the night before and you're not sure where to start or how to win over your professor. We totally get that It's hard to commit the time, energy and focus to a subject and/or project that you're struggling with.
Increasingly, technology is sold as a "solution" into every business function, including procurement. The range of technology options available, coupled with powerful sales and marketing messages, can often overwhelm decision makers. The C-suite and procurement leaders face a common dilemma when choosing procurement software: should the new software system be an "on-premises" application or a cloud solution?