1993 NAPM Insights Article Index
Term selected: Research
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.
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During the one-year reporting period, the number of active suppliers decreased by 6.5 percent.
Research into purchasing's impact on quality supports the need for involvement in a total quality program.
The latest CAPS benchmark study shows that the pharmaceutical industry takes quality issues seriously.
Use of partnerships has grown recently, and a CAPS study suggests the initiative will continue to expand.
Successful purchasers in the year 2000 will be those who are both technically and interpersonally competent and who have a good grasp of the total business enterprise.
CEOs' and presidents' views on purchasing may be different from original perceptions.