Working with M/WBEs - Opportunity or Challenge?

As demand for M/WBE services increase from both the public and private sectors, more needs to be understood about the capacity of small minority businesses to effectively scale. This Survey seeks a response from Supplier Diversity Directors and Managers about their experience working with M/WBEs. The responses will feed into the development of a comprehensive strategy that assists M/WBEs to scale.

The Survey is sponsored by Better Local Business Agency and Harlem Commonwealth Council and should take no more than 3 minutes to complete. The responses supplied will be treated confidentially and NO personal information is taken from respondents.

For more information, please contact Alvin Hartley or Mark Hayles on 212 202 0311

What is your role *

Which industry is your organization in *

Does your company or organization have an active Supplier Diversity Program?

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How long has the Supplier Diversity Program been active? *

How many M/WBE firms are registered Suppliers with your Organization? *

Values - M/WBEs have clear Values that regulate behavior and defines the way they work and interact *

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Financial Controls - M/WBEs have good financial controls and management of their entire business. *

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Staff - M/WBEs view staff as the most crucial component for operating a successful business and ensure they are properly recruited, paid, developed and motivated to maximize their potential. *

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Service Delivery - M/WBEs deliver on-time, on-budget and acceptable quality services backed by productive and efficient back offices with effective processes and control systems. *

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Use of Technology - M/WBEs adopt the use of technology effectively throughout all aspect of their operations. *

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