Article Index - Results

1998 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: Management

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 Career Fitness Evaluation: One Year Later
    Carolyn Pye, February, Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 32.

    This article is not available online.

  • An Offer You Can't Refuse? Members Only Content
    Jacki Keagy, January, Vol. 9, No. 1, p. 12.

    You were ready to leave your organization, then you received a counteroffer. Should you take it?

  • Birds of a Feather Members Only Content
    Liz Young, April, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 61.

    Did you navigate a similar purchasing career flight pattern as your parents? Purchasing Today® found three families that did.

  • Break Down the Barriers Members Only Content
    Alvin J. Williams, Ph.D. and Kathy Dukes, C.P.M., November, Vol. 9, No. 11, p. 12.

    Work to identify the obstacles that prevent premium internal customer service.

  • CEOs Speak Out: How They View Purchasing Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye, January, Vol. 9, No. 1, p. 24.

    CEO's share their opinions on purchasing's influence in their organizations and the profession's overall influence on corporate America.

  • Don't Retreat from Retreats Members Only Content
    Kathleen M. Leck, April, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 10.

    Could a retreat help your purchasing and supply department reach its goals?

  • Financial Performance: Straight to the Bottomline Members Only Content
    Mary Siegfried Dozbaba, August, Vol. 9, No. 8, p. 18.

    When Fannie Mae, Inc. consolidated its purchasing functions 3 years ago and created a contract and procurement services unit, the head of the new unit wanted to be able to show top executives how it was impacting the organization's financial performance. So, Barbara B. Lang, vice president of contract and procurement services for the secondary mortgage financial services company, created a Balance Score Card as a way to measure the unit's contribution to the bottomline.

  • Future Shock: Job Skills of the 21st Century Members Only Content
    Jill Miller, February, Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 36.

    Find out what the professionals are predicting as the necessary skill sets for the 21st century. Most say the skill levels of today's employees must be elevated as we enter the new millenium.

  • How Effective Supplier Relationships Impact The Bottomline Members Only Content
    Roberta J. Duffy, August, Vol. 9, No. 8, p. 33.

    Teaming effectively with your suppliers is one key to improving financial performance and customer satisfaction.

  • How to Get Past Tense Members Only Content
    Darlene L. Williams, C.P.M., A.P.P., September, Vol. 9, No. 9, p. 6.

    You won't bring suppliers or your organization any value if you get bogged down by excessive work-related stress.

  • Interest in Conflict? Members Only Content
    David J. Amico, December, Vol. 9, No. 12, p. 8.

    As supply chains become more complex, the scene is ripe for constructive conflict - if you have the skills to manage it.

  • Is It the Right Fit? Members Only Content
    Kristen Bak, August, Vol. 9, No. 8, p. 10.

    Culture is an important consideration for job seekers.

  • Is Your Staff Thinking Strategically? Members Only Content
    George G. Bordon, February, Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 4.

    Assess your purchasing and supply organization and its employees for their strategic thinking capacity.

  • Merge Right Members Only Content
    Becky Lancaster, October, Vol. 9, No. 10, p. 10.

    Navigate your way personally and professionally when a merger creates a rocky road.

  • Put Me In, Coach! Members Only Content
    Michael A. McGinnis, D.B.A., C.P.M., A.P.P., May, Vol. 9, No. 5, p. 51.

    Integrating purchasing and supply on new product development teams can be the game plan for success.

  • Recycling Knowledge and Skills Members Only Content
    Ruth Colvin Clark, Ed.D., February, Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 10. (Exam Alert: )

    A new way to continue your learning is to take it in small bites. This is known as modular training.

  • Take Your Time! Members Only Content
    Ken Rowe, May, Vol. 9, No. 5, p. 12.

    Keeping track of how you spend your days can help you identify your non-value-added activities.

  • Telecommuting: Can It Work For You? Members Only Content
    Marilyn Lester, July, Vol. 9, No. 7, p. 45.

    Purchasers have mixed emotions about telecommuting, which means selling the concept to top management may not be easy, despite a growing trend.

  • The Look of a Leader Members Only Content
    Bradley J. Holcomb, January, Vol. 9, No. 1, p. 8.

    Leadership can be taught. But, certain attributes must be developed for genuine success.

  • The Portable Purchasing and Supply Manager Members Only Content
    John A. Thompson, February, Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 8.

    Professional-level temporary work assignments can offer flexibility and also act as a bridge between jobs.

  • The Power of Influence: Do We Have It? Members Only Content
    Cherish Karoway, January, Vol. 9, No. 1, p. 32. (Exam Alert: )

    Recent studies show the level of influence purchasing and supply management has on corporate strategy? Take on value creation, product quality, and total life-cycle costs, and you'll have influence.

  • You're On the Team, Now Make It Count! Members Only Content
    Edward Rathbun, C.P.M. and Goldense Group, Inc., January, Vol. 9, No. 1, p. 10.

    You don't need to obtain membership in a product development team. You're already there. What you need is a way to become more strategically valued.