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CAPS News - 15 Dec 2021

Supply chain crisis could disrupt holiday shopping

On the heels of Rob Handfield’s recent CAPS whitepaper discussing ongoing supply chain shortages, he joins CBS News to discuss expectations for the supply chain this holiday season. [Watch it on CBS News]

Employers are preparing for big pay raises in 2022

A recent survey from The Conference Board asks companies how much they expect wages to increase in 2022. To recruit the talent you need, it’s best to plan ahead.

[Read more on CNN]

Employee training is essential in developing your SCM team

According to the Metrics of Supply Management 2021 report, companies spend 1% of their supply management operating expenses on talent development. How does this compare with your organization? 

Talent shortages and closing the supply management skill gaps

Has the pandemic highlighted the skill gaps in your organization? We compiled a list of the highest-ranked supply management and interpersonal gaps to address in 2022, according to CPOs.

[Learn more in the CAPS blog]

ASU’s top SCM program is training the next generation of leaders

Arizona State University’s Supply Chain Management program is one of the top programs in the country. Hear from CAPS Fellows Mohan Gopalakrishnan and Adegoke Oke on the program’s success. 

[Read more on AZ Family]


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