This report provides an overview of the main findings from the 2021 Future Trends research project. The study was planned in 2020 and undertaken during a four-week period in June 2021. This is one of a number of publications that aim to share the results from this study. This Executive Report is available free and can be downloaded from the Henley Business School, CoachHub and EMCC websites.
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In the past, many manufacturers regarded their suppliers with some suspicion, almost as adversaries. Little loyalty was shown to the suppliers; consequently, the supplier was never certain about their future relationship with an organisation. Often the purchasing or procurement department would see their role as screwing the best deal possible from a supplier.