Tim Cummins of IACCM recently did an excellent job summarizing an often-discussed topic in contracting circles - who owns the contract management function? http://tcummins.wordpress.com/2010/03/17/who-owns-contract-management/
"It depends" is the obvious answer, but Tim provides some excellent insights and points to think about including:
1) The nature of your business and scope of contracting within it will have an impact
2) Who is willing to take accountability?
3) Who has the resources and skills to invest in making contract management a business value?
Read the full post here: http://tcummins.wordpress.com/2010/03/17/who-owns-contract-management/
What do you think? Who owns the contract management function in your company and what is the rationale?
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