Ineffective global program management could cost a supplier nearly 30% of its potential future business, top suppliers estimate in a new survey on best practices by Arthur Andersen. Andersen polled 31 suppliers, 90% Tier 1 companies and 10% Tier 2s, about their problems and perceptions regarding global program management. Ineffective management, they say, can add 16% to program cost, 24% to development time and 20% in resources needed to get the job done. Quality is likely to slip 15% and ...

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