Vol. 19, No. 3
Strengthen Your Financial Supply Chain
To optimize working capital, supply management executives are rethinking their perceptions of this vital segment of the profession.
Social Responsibility In The Real Business World
Doing what's right takes a lot of work, but the process can be adopted by your organization through a set of steps recommended by ISM.
A New Approach to Global Staffing
Nike, Inc.: Supply Management Professional Profile
Nike's innovative talent management program has reduced the cost of contract staffing while adding control of the whole process.
A Whirlwind Year
Editor's Page Supply Management Buzz
The last 12 months have been very enlightening concerning the intricate components of the supply management profession — and the talented people who make it all happen.
Social Responsibility Goals
Executive Access To The CEO
Despite current economic conditions, supply management's role in this increasingly important movement continues to expand.
Paul Novak, C.P.M., A.P.P.
A Model For Conflict Resolution
Out in Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
In the high-pressure environment of supply management, disagreements are the norm, not the exception. The suggestions here should help you defuse tense situations with everyone with whom you work.
Gini Graham Scott
The Potential Impact Of The Arbitration Fairness Act Of 2007
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
A new consumer protection bill could potentially spell big changes regarding how conflict resolution is handled in business contracts.
John J. Jacko III
New Tools For Managing Risk
Tapping Into ... Network Risk — Manage Risk Effectively
The growing complexity of supply chains and resulting vulnerabilities are forcing organizations to examine supply network risk in a more proactive manner.
Expand Your Talent Territory
Ex Propriis: Contemplation and Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
Where can you find the resources you need to expand the range of your diversity hiring efforts? The suggestions below should help.
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