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The Importance of Cross Functional Teams in Organizations

1. From your research and experience, please indicate the role of cross-functional teaming (intra- and inter-organizational) in purchasing and supply management.

2. Are integrated product teams any different in composition and intent relative to product development teams?

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From my experience, the role of the intraorganizational cross functioning team is for individuals with differing specialty knowledge such as human resources, finance, management, etc. to work together within a single team in order to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of purchasing and supply management activities within an organization at the departmental level, and or the purchasing and supply management activities of the entire organization. An Intra-organizational cross functioning ...

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This solution describes the importance of cross functional teams.