Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
Your efforts as an effective leader are assessed by how well your leadership qualities live on tomorrow in those you supervise and teach today.
Sarmento Silva, C.P.M.
Tapping Into ... Cost Management — Layers of Opportunity
Stop peeling back. Instead, deliver a strategic cost management strategy for each layer of your organization to create better performance throughout.
Joseph L. Cavinato, Ph.D., C.P.M.
Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decisionmaking Supply Manager
Many technologies exist to help supply managers make the critical decisions they are faced with daily. Dashboards are one such option that offer real-time monitoring of key performance indicators through graphically displayed charts. Find out if this data solution is a step in the right direction for your organization.
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
While passage of title and transfer of risk of loss usually occur simultaneously, there are several valid reasons for deviating from this usual arrangement. Knowledgeable supply managers understand when and how the transfer should take place to best serve their company's individual needs.
Richard W. Pearse, J.D., MA
Ex Propriis: Contemplation and Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
What would you do if you learned one of your top potential suppliers was also a top customer of your organization?
Kevin J. Williams, C.P.M.
CAPS: Supply Management's Leading-Edge Research
A major study starts examining several predictions about the supply management function. Today's leaders forecast what will be in store by 2011.
Roberta J. Duffy