Vol. 19, No. 4
Travel Smart, Travel Safe
A new kind of business risk means supply management professionals on the road need to take more precautions to protect themselves.
Listen To Tomorrow's Leaders Today
To be an outstanding manager, it's helpful that you relate to all your staff, including the newest generation to enter the supply management profession. In this article, we provide viewpoints from some promising newcomers.
Dare To Lead
By earning ISM's new CPSM qualification, you can upgrade your professional capabilities and set a higher standard for all your staff to follow.
How Fitness Enhances Leadership
Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
Research compiled by a Colorado organization shows that top-level executives who exercise regularly score higher on many key traits associated with excellent leaders.
Keys To Finding Talent
Executive Access To The Board
The strategies outlined here will help you find, hire, manage and retain the best people for your organization.
Shelley Stewart, Jr.
A Successful Extended Enterprise
Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
A change to lean principles a decade ago has paid off handsomely for one big aerospace company.
and Connie Gunther
Reduce Costs Through Training
Tapping Into ... Training — Making The Case
Whether you're a seasoned executive or still climbing the ranks, supply management training is essential to staying ahead in the profession.
Patrick Penfield, C.P.M., CFPIM, CIRM
Firewalls And Intrusion Detection
Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decision-making Supply Professional
New systems promise to detect and prevent malicious parties from accessing your valuable data. What is the best option to secure your organization's network?
Anthony M. Townsend
and Andy Luse
Sharing Sensitive Information
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
The information that follows should help you construct an equitable contract governing the exchange of sensitive information among supply chain partners.
Jane K. Winn
Give Them An Opening
Ex Propriis: Contemplation And Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
The best and quickest way to gain your new staff's trust and acceptance may be as easy as taking the time to sit down and get to know them.
Engaged In The Beginning
CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
A new research study examines the importance of supplier involvement and development in new product development — and how the buying organization can influence supplier performance.
Roberta J. Duffy
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