Inside Supply Management Magazine Masthead

Table of Contents

Vol. 17, No. 8
August 2006

Features

  • COVER STORY
    Do You Measure Up? Members Only Content

    Knowing how your suppliers rate your supply management department can help identify problem areas and improve processes.
    Jill Schildhouse and Robert M. Monczka, Ph.D., C.P.M.

  • Got an NDA? Members Only Content

    In today’s marketplace where global partnerships abound, non-disclosure agreements are an important component of the arsenal for protecting intellectual property.
    Patrick J. Whalen

  • Supply As A Financial Driver Members Only Content

    Supply management teams that work in tandem with their company’s finance departments have an incalculable strategic advantage.
    Jill Schildhouse

  • Slicing Through Conflict Members Only Content

    With its unique approach, this company was able to influence the behavior of other supply chain partners to mitigate conflicts and create a unified vision.
    James P. Walsh, MBA, C.P.M. and Lifang Wu, Ph.D.

Columns

  • The Stress Factor Members Only Content

    Recognize and plan how to address and mitigate stress-related risk factors to health and job performance.
    Amalia Lopez

  • The Unthinkable Members Only Content

    Executive Access to the Chair
    The Outsourcing of sourcing: Consider outsourcing spend categories that are not core to your business.
    Ian J. Crawford

  • Simplifying Success Members Only Content

    Out in Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Don’t overlook the importance of education and working closely with frontline operations in achieving supply management goals.
    Dian Trosclair

  • Spark the Competitive Fire Members Only Content

    Tapping Into... Outsourcing — Crucial Considerations
    Businesses face competition in many arenas, including innovation, customer loyalty, suppliers, market share, speed to market, price and quality. Recognizing and abiding by the three cornerstones of competition will enable your company to succeed in all of these crucial facets.
    Andrew Skaff

  • Wi-Fi Security Members Only Content

    Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decisionmaking Supply Manager
    If not properly managed, the flexibility Wi-Fi offers roaming employees could expose a weak spot in company security. Learn what factors to consider when purchasing new subscription plans, setting up company policy and investing in equipment on behalf of your organization.
    Becky Waring

  • Securing Suppliers’ Performance Members Only Content

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    Learn about various contractual and non-contractual provisions and instruments commonly used to secure suppliers’ performance of contract obligations.
    Richard W. Pearse, J.D., MA

  • No Longer the Biggest Fish Members Only Content

    Ex Propriis: Contemplation and Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
    There's a new whale in the pond where your organization's spend was king of the minnows. How do you handle sharing the waters?
    Melinda Simmons

Departments

  • Worthy of Note Members Only Content

    CAPS: Supply Management's Leading-Edge Research
    Learn more about the multiple facets of the computer supply chain and desktop versus notebook industry models.
    Roberta J. Duffy


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