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Adding a whole new dimension to supply chain learning


Involvation has invented a truly unique learning concept called The Value Chain Academy, in which a tailor-made learning path is developed for each customer based on the existing learning needs and the target group. The options range from a short, one-off training programme to a worldwide, entirely in-house Supply Chain Academy (which we have been…

‘Becoming a “learning organization” helps in winning the war for talent’


The war for talent is far from over. How should your business tackle it? How can you ensure that your company continues to attract and retain the right people? Here, Alfons Willemsen and Hans van der Drift, partners at Involvation, share their vision on the war for talent. According to Willemsen, there is an ongoing…

Changing successfully with the Change Compass


‘Change is the law of life’ “Change is the law of life…” said John F. Kennedy during one of his speeches in 1963. This famous quote is more relevant for organisations today than ever before. The world around them is evolving increasingly quickly and companies are continuously involved in change – or at least they…

6 companies through to Dutch final of Global Challenge


The first three rounds of the annual Global Challenge – the international competition revolving around the fictional juice manufacturer ‘The Fresh Connection’ – were held between 22 April and 31 May. A total of 13 teams took part within the Dutch pool, each striving to make the most optimal decisions related to supply chain, operations,…

This is Demand Driven SCM – Part 4


Part Three of this four-parter clarified exactly what DDSCM is and why you should want it. The only question that now remains is how DDSCM can help you in practice.  DDSCM’s Wheel of 5 To help you devise your own DDSCM improvement strategies and solutions, we have developed the 5 Principles of DDSCM. These five…

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It is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change
Charles Darwin