Inside Supply Management Magazine Masthead

Table of Contents

Vol. 23, No. 2
March 2012

Features

  • COVER STORY
    Collaborating With the Competition Members Only Content

    Horizontal collaboration allows companies in the same industry to share resources for cost savings and improved customer service.
    Mary Siegfried

  • Lessons in Supplier Relationship Management Members Only Content

    The importance of being a good customer cannot be overstated, and asking for candid feedback can make a tremendous, positive difference in supplier relationships.
    Lisa Arnseth

  • Japan: One Year Later Members Only Content

    The Japan earthquake and tsunami disasters have taken their toll on Japanese industry and on several global supply chains.
    Lisa Arnseth

  • SUPPLEMENTAL ARTICLE
    Reporting Conflict Minerals in the Supply Chain Members Only Content

    Know how to approach suppliers and glean required information about sourcing conflict minerals in global supply chains.
    Daniela Buehner, C.P.M., MCIPS, CSMP

  • SUPPLEMENTAL ARTICLE
    Navigating Currency Fluctuations Members Only Content

    Currency markets are changing and adjusting constantly, making it important for supply managers to understand their volatility.
    Ida A. Mirzaie, Ph.D.

Columns

  • Working With Suppliers Members Only Content

    From the Editor-in-Chief
    Supplier relationships are critical to organizational success, whether they're integrated horizontally or vertically.
    Terri Tracey, CAE, Editor-in-Chief

  • Valuing Professional Credentials Members Only Content

    Executive Access to the CEO
    Look out various windows to determine which credentials might be right for you to attain.
    Paul Novak, CPSM, C.P.M., A.P.P., MCIPS

  • Learning From Mistakes Members Only Content

    Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Mistakes are inevitable, but smart supply management leaders can turn mistakes into learning experiences.
    John P. Bishop, CPCM

  • Best Offense Is a Good Defense Members Only Content

    Tapping Into ... Supply Management Issues and Trends
    Supply managers must keep on top of ever-changing cybersecurity laws to protect their organizations and their customers.
    Michelle Cohen

  • Sustainable Distribution Logistics Members Only Content

    Sustainability: Responsible Supply Management
    An educational materials distributor uses green shipping materials and technology to eliminate paperwork and keep its global locations on the same, green page.
    Joe Steffney and Rich Eby

  • Snapshot of Conflict Minerals Members Only Content

    CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
    Despite growing concerns about the source and mining of conflict minerals, many organizations lack the policy and reporting structures to track these materials.
    CAPS Research

  • Inspire Passion Through Value Members Only Content

    Personal Connections: Work. Life. Balance.
    Passion fuels the engine of change, but employees must feel a sense of value in both themselves and their organization before they can exude passion.
    Billie G. Blair, Ph.D.

Departments

  • Just in Time -- March 2012

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  • ISM News -- March 2012

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  • Beyond Borders Members Only Content

    International Insights
    Lisa Wolters-Broder

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