Babson Magazine

Winter 2016

News, Notes + Nods


Procurement at a Crossroads

Kelly Barner emails, “My second book, Procurement at a Crossroads: Career-Impacting Insights into a Rapidly Changing Industry, examines 10 major questions regarding procurement’s role. The procurement profession has arrived at a pivotal moment in its evolution. Despite high stakes and uncertainty, hope is not lost. In fact, if practitioners are prepared to capitalize on procurement’s current fluidity, they will have an opportunity to take these evolutionary shifts and use them to reshape their role for the better.” Kelly is owner and editor of procurement and supply-chain blog Buyers Meeting Point.