by Paul de Cordova October 2017 “No construction project is risk free. Risk can be managed, minimised, shared, transferred or accepted. It cannot be ignored” ‘Constructing the Team’ – Sir Michael Latham (1994) In a recent report1 on the practices of Chief Procurement Officers from around the world, almost six in ten saw managing risks … Continue reading In Brief – Managing Risk in Procurement
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