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Gary Crag, Manager, Contracts and Procurement SCM at Pembina Pipeline Corporation

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The legal opinions in this article are the author’s own, not WorldCC’s, and this is not legal advice.

Conventional wisdom would say that the biggest single mistake people make whether in life or in business is picking the wrong partner. Therefore, would the biggest risk companies make in business be to partner with the wrong consultant, supplier, or contractor? How could one avoid making such a mistake -- research to the nth degree or go with your gut? This article suggests that you consider using Qualifications Based Selection (QBS).

EVALUATION DATA ANALYSIS QUALIFICATIONS SELECTION BUSINESS PARTNER

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Is the recent rhetoric decrying China and Chinese business practices justified or merely an exercise in deflection? In other words, could the differing views between Chinese and North American cultures be based on one’s own blurred vision?  Let’s clean our lenses and take a closer look. Might we be encouraged at what we discover once we get clarity on the reasons behind such differences between the two cultures?

collaboration china respect CONFUCIAN PRINCIPLES BUSINESS CULTURE NORTH AMERICA CULTURAL EDUCATION

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