Vol. 18, No. 10
A Fresh Viewpoint On International Sourcing
Today, this key element of the profession has evolved so that every location on the globe is equal to every other if it offers up qualified suppliers.
Manage Conflict-Of-Interest Issues
Communication, training and periodic review can improve the handling of ethical challenges, both inside the organization and with external suppliers.
and David Baumer
Spread The Carbon-Neutral News
Supply Management Professional Profile
James Martin plays a key role as News Corporation commits to reducing its environmental impact throughout the world.
Find Your Inner Child
Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
To achieve true innovation in your company, try to stretch your mind to recapture the limitless imagination that all of us had as 5-year-olds.
Rewards Of An Integration
Executive Access To The Board
If your responsibilities now cover many areas, the long-term strategy being implemented by one CEO also may be useful to your operation.
R. David Nelson, C.P.M., A.P.P.
Beware of "Green" Boasts
Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
Sure, it's always a bonus to hire a supplier that promotes itself as environmentally friendly, but keep in mind that many such claims may not be totally accurate.
Leverage KM Globally
Tapping Into ... Knowledge Management — Information Sharing
While knowledge management requires supply management executives to adapt to changing tools and approaches, real success comes with a commitment to create, share and transfer knowledge throughout the enterprise.
The Value Of Connectivity
Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decisionmaking Supply Manager
Turn the supplier/customer relationship into a partnership through technical strategies coupled with open communication channels.
Anthony M. Townsend,
and Brian E. Mennecke
Look Before You Leap
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
Before you take the plunge and set up an international operation, many ramifications must be considered.
and Suzanne Carter
Here Come The Graduates
Ex Propriis: Contemplation And Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
Now that you've got a fresh corps of committed Generation Y employees linked to your supply chain staff, how can you keep them content for the long term?
Talent Management In Asia
CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
Participants at a recent international conference in Shanghai shared challenges and solutions concerning this hot-button issue.
Roberta J. Duffy
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