Vol. 18, No. 4
Filling the Leadership Void
Companies that are trying to identify and grow local leadership in emerging countries face a leadership gap that is broad and deep.
Taming Emerging Markets
Companies can overcome the challenges of underdeveloped supply networks in emerging economies through market knowledge and product adaptation.
Driving Value Through Synergy
Supply Management: Professional Profile
With a clear vision, the supply management and real estate operations of Unisys became a fully integrated function in a short, three-month timeframe.
Trends Past and Present
Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
Every now and then, it is helpful to step back and reflect on how much the profession has changed in the last few decades.
From CPO to CEO
Executive Access to the Board
The road to the corner office may not be such a long haul after all, based on recent advancements by supply management professionals.
John D. Blascovich, C.P.M.
Deal Shapers and Discoverers
Out in Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
When it comes to forecasting the future, one often can get a fresh perspective of this profession by thinking outside the box.
Professor Richard Lamming
Tapping Into ... Strategic Alliances — Critical Elements
The challenges of today's supply market create the need for supply management to establish strategic alliances with key suppliers. Learn the elements critical to forming such an alliance and the pitfalls to avoid.
Ernest G. Gabbard, J.D., C.P.M., CPCM
What's Right for You?
Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decisionmaking Supply Manager
As demand for supply management software increases, the challenge for supply managers is finding the right solution and provider. An RFP template may help professionals meet the challenge.
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
Complex U.S. immigration rules mean employers should be careful when hiring workers from other countries. Mistakes can be costly and time-consuming.
It's Not Easy Being Green
Ex Propriis: Contemplation and Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
These suggestions may give you a head start in helping your company choose the best path toward environmentally friendly best practices.
and Linda Olsson
Mitigate Supply Disruptions
CAPS Research Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
The entire supply chain must collaborate to ensure a timely response in the event of an unexpected disruption.
Roberta J. Duffy
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