4:30 am: My alarm clock rings loudly.
I open my eyes, stretch, and jump out of bed. I pull aside the blackout curtains in the bedroom of my house, which is on the grounds of a secure camp. Outside, it's still dark – yet condensation is already making its way along the window again.
Circular procurement requires close cooperation with potential suppliers, good product and application know-how, and an in-depth value creation analysis. Do you have questions around circular sourcing in projects?
In contrast our experience shows that it will take more than that: far-reaching restructuring measures in many places, competence and experience and investment in digitalization based on a holistic project understanding.
Working for international projects is exciting and rewarding. At the same time moving abroad is a challenging and overwhelming experience. The good news: "Good preparation is half the battle." Here my 4 challenges.
Understanding a country's business culture is central to doing business successfully. My current assignment took me to Saudi Arabia. Business etiquette is different here than in other countries, and today I would like to share my personal experience.