Article Index - Results

2001 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: Management Strategies

A valuable reference tool, the Article Index is a comprehensive list of articles that have appeared in Inside Supply Management® (formerly Purchasing Today® and NAPM Insights®) magazine. Articles are organized by subject for easy locating and study.

  • A New Measure for a Great Achievement Members Only Content
    Julie S. Roberts, January, Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 50.

    Do you have questions about the updated certification programs? Get answers from those involved in their evolution, and find out why now is such a good time to certify.

  • Beyond Just The Chain Members Only Content
    Julie S. Roberts, November, Vol. 12, No. 11, p. 6.

    With more than one kind of chain in the supply management arena, learn how various chains are similar and different.

  • Business Change: It Isn’t Just in Purchasing and Supply Members Only Content
    Joseph L. Cavinato, Ph.D., C.P.M., December, Vol. 12, No. 12, p. 38.

    Change in the business environment will continue to be the norm, and it’s affecting every area of the organization.

  • Calculate the Energy Purchase Members Only Content
    Linda Michels, C.P.M. and Timothy Kaiser, November, Vol. 12, No. 11, p. 8. (Exam Alert: )

    When purchasing energy, supply managers must purchase the right product, at the right price, in the right quantity, at the right time.

  • Communicating For the Cycle Members Only Content
    Jon Lienert, August, Vol. 12, No. 8, p. 14.

    Working effectively with internal business units requires supply managers to optimize the two-way stream of communication.

  • Demonstrating Supply Management’s Value to Senior Management Members Only Content
    John Yuva, September, Vol. 12, No. 9, p. 34.

    Everyone from department heads to entry-level supply managers has an opportunity to cast his or her shadow of influence across an organization’s senior management.

  • Keep Them Coming Back for More Members Only Content
    Daniel P. Castelli, C.P.M., A.P.P., October, Vol. 12, No. 10, p. 8.

    Being a leader will help to retain top supply chain managers in your organization.

  • Learning from the Other Side Members Only Content
    Michael Fredette, April, Vol. 12, No. 4, p. 44.

    Salespeople are moving away from single transactions to facilitating relationships while still determining values and costs, and providing supply managers with a wealth of information.

  • Make Them Want to Take a Seat Members Only Content
    Bill Atwood, C.P.M., CIRM, February, Vol. 12, No. 2, p. 12.

    Just because meetings are unavoidable doesn’t mean that they have to be dreaded. Preparation and communication are the keys.

  • Moving To/From Other Departments Members Only Content
    Phyllis Bear, C.P.M., July, Vol. 12, No. 7, p. 12.

    An experienced and innovative supply manager in today's business economy has a wealth of opportunities for challenge and variety.

  • Navigating the Ethics of E-Commerce Members Only Content
    Julie S. Roberts, December, Vol. 12, No. 12, p. 28. (Exam Alert: )

    The gray and murky areas of e-commerce can be navigated with the help of personal and organizational codes for behavior that existed before technology came into the mix of supply management strategy.

  • Start Selecting Strategic Thinkers Members Only Content
    Kevin G. Broo, May, Vol. 12, No. 5, p. 8.

    For an organization to operate on a strategic level, it needs strategic thinkers to lead the way.

  • Successful Change through Teaming Members Only Content
    Randy Lander, August, Vol. 12, No. 8, p. 8.

    The sourcing organization faces difficult challenges in driving continuous improvement efforts through the supply chain.

  • Supply Management Professionals Say The Word Members Only Content
    Julie S. Roberts, February, Vol. 12, No. 2, p. 8.

    Tongue-tied over the latest buzzwords and catch phrases? Sort out the terminology that comes with new business practices.

  • The Basics of Avoiding Disputes Members Only Content
    Richard Porterfield, CPCM, March, Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 8. (Exam Alert: )

    Nothing can damage a relationship with a supplier like an acrimonious dispute.

  • Trust and Business Go Hand-in-Hand Members Only Content
    John Yuva, July, Vol. 12, No. 7, p. 49.

    For a supply chain to function, trust in all of the parties must exist.

  • Variety is an Advantage Members Only Content
    George L. Harris, C.P.M., CPCM, March, Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 14.

    Supply managers can create organizational and personal advantage through job diversity.

  • Where Do You Draw The Line? Members Only Content
    Mark A. Crowder, C.P.M., January, Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 8. (Exam Alert: )

    The shades of gray are many, and the number of right answers is infinite. Consider these ethical dilemmas and their possible solutions.