The 2012 HR Study Update included participation from more than 3,200 sector stakeholders who completed a survey. There was representation from all regions of the country and from a wide range of industries. Both large and small employers participated, as did their employees. Over 80 training systems providers across the country also provided their input. The survey data were supported with a great deal of qualitative research: 11 focus groups and 16 in-depth interviews.
This document is the results-based management and accountability framework of the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council. A results-based management and accountability framework (RMAF) is a document required by the Treasury Board of Canada for all federal government grant and contribution programs. Consequently, the Department of Human Resources and Social Development (HRSD) requires RMAFs from sector councils. One of its purposes is to ensure accountability for results for resources approved by the Treasury Board.
Roberta J. Duffy - Director, Executive Programs And Publications
It's often been said that "You can't manage it if you don't measure it." Applied to the complex world of purchasing and supply management, this means that all the diligent work that is put into strategic sourcing, negotiations, cost reductions, and customer and supplier management must be evaluated against goals, industry benchmarks, or another designated scale. And perhaps just as important - taking those measurement results and using them to determine appropriate action.