Vol. 19, No. 11
Become a Better Customer to Your Suppliers
Advancing supplier relationships is critical in today's economic climate. Best-in-class supply management organizations continue to work collaboratively with their suppliers to improve their relationships.
Robert J. Engel, C.P.M.
Manage VIRTUAL TEAMS Successfully
Accomplishing today's corporate goals and initiatives requires a global effort and an understanding of human tendencies.
The Right People With the Right Skills
IBM Supply Management Professional Profile
With ideas borrowed from supply chain management, IBM develops an integrated process to find resources to fill strategic positions as the company expands worldwide.
ISM Board Works for You
Executive Access to the Chair
There is a terrific opportunity in the future to use the latest technologies to improve communication and business processes among both staff and suppliers.
Lisa Martin, C.P.M.
Out in Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
Communicating your organization's sustainability program to all key stakeholders can be a challenge, especially for international organizations. These suggestions should help you map out a plan that works.
Stephen R. Bernard
and Robert E. Boyle
Manufacturing's Labor Crisis
Tapping Into ... Workforce Management — Retooling for the Future
The manufacturing industry is facing a significant talent shortfall, the scope of which we are only now beginning to understand.
and Tom Morrison
Uncover Savings Opportunities
Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decision-Making Supply Manager
Spend analysis and optimization are more than one-time events to cut costs; they provide a framework that must be executed on an ongoing basis.
Are You E-Discovery Ready?
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
It pays to be proactive with digitally stored electronic information in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Set Up a Successful Hiring Process
Ex Propriis: Contemplation And Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
Having a rigorous, well-conceived hiring process in place my help your supply management organization more easily match the right candidate with the appropriate job.
Stephen R. Guth, Esq., C.P.M., CTPE, CCCM
CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
Many organizations strive to eliminate waste throughout their supply chains, and using certain metrics can make it easier to meet this objective.
George A. Zsidisin, Ph.D., C.P.M.
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