Inside Supply Management Magazine Masthead

Table of Contents

Vol. 23, No. 7
September 2012

Features

  • COVER STORY
    The Heart of a Healthy Supply Chain Members Only Content

    Boston Scientific Corporation transforms its global indirect sourcing and procurement function to lead from the center to improve processes, uncover savings and optimize spend.
    Lisa Arnseth

  • Middle Markets in the Limelight Members Only Content

    Although often overlooked, middle-market companies are making positive impacts on the economy and the global supply chain.
    Mary Siegfried

  • Treading on Rough Terrain Members Only Content

    An American adviser sent to train local professionals in supply management techniques shares an inside look at the uneasy state of procurement reform in Afghanistan.
    Mark A. Crowder, C.P.M.

  • SUPPLEMENTAL ARTICLE
    The Art of Capital Equipment Acquisitions Members Only Content

    While senior supply management executives handle these critical purchases in many organizations, even the most seasoned professionals can improve their negotiation strategies.
    William D. Agee

Columns

  • Transforming the Supply Chain Members Only Content

    From the Editor-in-Chief
    One company's change to leading its global supply chain from the center helped meet the CEO's directive to "optimize the company."
    Terri Tracey, CAE, Editor-in-Chief

  • Business Management Lessons Members Only Content

    Executive Access to the CEO
    The trials and tribulations of technology companies are a kind of modern version of Aesop's fables for those interested in lessons to be learned in the management of business.
    Thomas W. Derry

  • Partnering for Innovation Members Only Content

    Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Establishing well-placed partnerships can lead to innovation gold for supply management professionals.
    Ron Wilson, CPSM, C.P.M.

  • Get Serious About Social Media Members Only Content

    Tapping Into ... Supply Management Issues and Trends
    General and supply chain-specific tools can connect people and companies while providing business intelligence.
    Terri L. Griffith, Ph.D.

  • Hand-Held Sustainability Members Only Content

    Sustainability: Responsible Supply Management
    AT&T's rating system reports the environmental impact of its products to consumers and helps drive responsible supplier performance.
    Keith Connolly

  • Manage Distressed Suppliers Members Only Content

    CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
    While the economic turmoil over the last few years is weakening, supplier solvency issues remain.
    CAPS Research

  • Powerful Persuasion Members Only Content

    Personal Connections: Work. Life. Balance.
    Use an empathy introduction to build a bridge for arguments that resonate and help you effectively achieve your goals.
    Julie Melillo

Departments

  • Just in Time -- September 2012

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  • ISM News -- September 2012

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  • Beyond Borders Members Only Content

    International Insights


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