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Hoagland Award Nominations Accepted August 1 to September 30, 2011

FOR RELEASE: August 10, 2011

(Tempe, AZ) August 10, 2011 — The nomination period for the John H. Hoagland Award is now open. Faculty, supply management practitioners and other professionals who have made distinguished contributions to the field of supply management are eligible to be nominated for the award. Institute for Supply Management™'s (ISM) Educational Resources Committee has administered the award since 2010.

The John H. Hoagland Award was created to recognize and honor the contributions of outstanding academics and practitioners in supply management. Professor Hoagland taught supply management from 1952 to 1990 at Michigan State University to undergraduate, graduate and executive students. As one of the first academics in the field of purchasing and operations, he was instrumental in training doctoral students who would later deliver courses in purchasing at universities and colleges around the world. He also made strong contributions in research, focusing on business surveys to study leading economic indicators and business trends.

Details on the award criteria, as well as a link to the application form, are available on the ISM Supply Management Academic Community Home Page.

Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the first supply management institute in the world. Founded in 1915, ISM exists to lead and serve the supply management profession and is a highly influential and respected association in the global marketplace. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM maintains a strong global influence among individuals and organizations. ISM is a not-for-profit educational association that serves professionals with an interest in supply management who live and work in more than 80 countries. ISM offers the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD™) qualifications, and is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).


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