2004 Inside Supply Management Article Index
Term selected: Performance Measurements
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.
The most significant factors in the qualitative analysis are the ownership and management structure of a supplier organization.
Improve supply chain performance by helping those who perform day-to-day activities see the value of change.
Benchmarking strategic objectives involves thinking outside the box to determine if supply management's goals are on track with the vision and core values of the overall organization.
While traditional value analysis can be a lengthy, technical process, the solution for supply management organizations could be the "mini value analysis."
When it comes to optimizing performance, you don't get what you expect — only what you inspect.
What benchmarking metrics are most valuable?
Spend analysis is key to achieving supply management objectives such as cost reduction, supply base management, increased efficiency and streamlined business processes.