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Building High-Performance Business Relationships

Achieving sustainable performance on large-scale programs and projects requires that both existing and potential partners establish proactive, flexible, and collaborative relationships. The KPMG-SRS Centre for Strategic Relationships and Contract Management is pleased to offer: An Executive seminar on Relationship Management, Relational Contracting, and Collaborative Working in Ottawa on October...

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The Defense spending problem and the need for finding the balance between contractual imperatives and relational execution

Whether in recent headlines or within the confines of inner circle discussions talking about Defense procurement and the challenges the Canadian government has been facing in getting it right is a hot topic. A series of recent articles including one by the CBC titled “After years of missteps, Canadian Military officials hope procurement now on track” provides just one of many examples...

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ISO 44001: Creating The “New”​ Standard For Business Relationships

Over the past few months there has been, with increasing frequency, the publication of many articles written on the emergence or re-emergence of the relational approach to complex business relationships. Whether it is a true renaissance or not, remains to be seen. After all, the importance of relationships in business, and for that matter, in everyday life is not a “new”...

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