1998 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: Future of Purchasing and Supply
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.
Assess your organization's climate against the trends shaping the purchasing and supply profession.
Considered one of the largest concentrated studies done on the purchasing and supply profession, find out how a team of experts put the information together.
The trends have been presented. What can you do to prepare for them?
Tracking the trends. What is being said, what has been done, and what could happen.
This month, NAPM and the Center for Advanced Purchasing Studies (CAPS) is releasing its most comprehensive study examining purchasing and supply management. "The Future of Purchasing and Supply: A Five- and Ten-Year Forecast," is a joint research initiative of NAPM, CAPS, and A.T. Kearney. The study combines data from CEOs, purchasing and supply management professionals, and other sources to illustrate the ongoing and emerging trends that shape the profession. How will relationships with suppliers differ in the next five years? What role will electronic commerce play in purchasing and supply management 10 years from now? Researchers attempt to answer these questions, giving purchasing and supply professionals a glimpse into their future.
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