Article Index - Results

1998 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: General Management Issues

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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.