Inside Supply Management Magazine Masthead

Table of Contents

Vol. 18, No. 12
December 2007

Features

  • Take A Holistic Approach To Security Members Only Content

    Avoiding a serious data breach means understanding what mechanisms are available to organizations, as well as undertaking collaborative efforts to create enterprise-wide policies around those measures.
    John Yuva

  • COVER STORY
    A One-Touch Supply Chain Members Only Content

    Profile: Sun Microsystems Supply Management Professional
    In an effort to streamline its manufacturing process, Sun Microsystems eliminated the distribution warehouse component of its supply chain — with surprising results.
    John Yuva

Columns

  • Viewpoints From China Members Only Content

    Editor's Page Supply Management Buzz
    A new survey of Chinese citizens shows that they value a wide spectrum of U.S. products and services offered in their country.
    Michael Schwanz

  • A Broad Look At Sustainability Members Only Content

    Executive Access To The CEO
    A recent discussion on this topic has convinced me that there are many more components to it besides just conservation.
    Paul Novak, C.P.M., A.P.P.

  • Give Advice Sparingly Members Only Content

    Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Most executives freely offer their opinions throughout the day, but knowing how often to do it — and how to do it tactfully — is an art form.
    Mark Murphy

  • Cooperation Brings Profitability Members Only Content

    Tapping Into ... Competitive Advantage — Suppliers Yield Innovations
    More and more organizations are discovering that suppliers can be used as a strategic source that gives them a true competitive advantage.
    Robert Porter Lynch

  • Reduce Sourcing Complexity Members Only Content

    Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decisionmaking Supply Manager
    In order to make the most of today's technology, leaders must build the integration points and fill in the gaps with people and manual processes.
    Mickey North Rizza

  • Mediation And Arbitration Members Only Content

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    Deciding which dispute resolution mechanism to employ when dealing with suppliers depends on the nature of your working relationship.
    Donald R. Cassling

  • Help Extend The Reach Of CSR Members Only Content

    Ex Propriis: Contemplation And Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
    Corporate social responsibility involves implications that spread well beyond supply's traditional role. How might you focus your efforts in raising the awareness of this in the C-suite?
    Subroto Roy, Ph.D.

Departments

  • Supplier Diversity Spend Members Only Content

    CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
    A new report reveals some interesting information about how much money is being targeted toward diversity suppliers and other small businesses.
    D. Steven Wade


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