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NASPO Members Write Article for July NCMA Contract Management Magazine
July's Contract Management magazine features' an article titled "Five Pillars of Procurement Excellence," by Richard Pennington (NASPO Life Member) and Jason Soza (NASPO member from Alaska).
"Major procurement associations represent pillars of excellence, each relying on different routes. In 2013, Richard Pennington wrote the article, “Seeing Excellence: Learning from Great Procurement Teams.” Curiously, no one ever asked him, “What is ‘excellence’?” Jason Soza has written many articles about the procurement profession, and in his latest, “10 Tips: Professionalism in Public Procurement,” he details the value of always looking for ways to improve yourself and learning from your interactions with others.
The professional associations that represent procurement each offer incredible insight into defining excellence and professionalism, as well as providing an instant network of peers whom you can interact with, observe, and learn from. This article discusses the beacons of excellence and professionalism that those associations have become for public procurement through their various award programs."...
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