Vol. 19, No. 10
Scorecards For Sustainability
Measuring the sustainability progress of suppliers depends on the effectiveness of your evaluation system. Here's how to build one that works.
Bring Virtual Distance Into Focus
Geography is but one element when examining performance issues between co-located and virtual workforces.
Karen Sobel Lojeski
and John Yuva
Supply Management Professional Profile: U.S. Postal Service
Strategic initiatives drive dramatic changes at the U.S. Postal Service’s supply management organization.
Lessons On Brainstorming
Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
Creating an environment that sparks terrific ideas takes some careful planning, as I recently learned from a specialist in this area.
Embrace Social Networking
Executive Access To The Board
There is a terrific opportunity in the future to use the latest technologies to improve communication and business processes among both staff and suppliers.
John D. Blascovich, CPSM, C.P.M.
How To Engage Gen Y
Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
Inspiring excellent performances from promising employees in their 20s can be a real challenge, but these suggestions should help you maximize their potential.
A Look Inside Team Coaching
Tapping Into ... Team Coaching — A Process For Change
Initiating change and sustaining it are major challenges for organizations; however, through team coaching, corporate leaders can enhance their skill sets to achieve organizational goals.
and John Yuva
Bring In The Third Party
Tech-Know: Tech Issues For The Decision-Making Supply Professional
Boost an existing B2B e-business infrastructure by integrating the functionalities and capabilities with the help of the right third-party service provider for your business model.
Make A Clean Break
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
When a relationship with a long-term supplier winds down, things can often get messy. These suggestions will help you avoid nasty — and costly — litigation.
John T. Shapiro
and Jeffrey J. Mayer
Recognizing And Rewarding Raw Talent
Ex Propriis: Contemplation And Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
What qualities do you look for in a prospective job candidate who doesn't specifically have "supply" experience, and which ones would you emphasize to senior management to get them on board with your hiring decision?
Nancy Fulcher, C.P.M.
A Model Of Efficiency
CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
In a recently released study measuring organizational efficiency within the financial services industry, the supply management function ranked very highly.
D. Steven Wade
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