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Article Index - Results

1994 NAPM Insights 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.

  • Boost Your Creativity with Divergent Thinking and Checklists Members Only Content
    Dave A. Lugo, May, Vol. 5, No. 5, p. 12.

    Can it be vaporized, modified, lubricated, or energized? Asking way out questions about the products you purchase can lead to breakthroughs in thinking.

  • Brainstorming: A Technique of Creativity Members Only Content
    Judy Warriner Walke, February, Vol. 5, No. 2, p. 21.

    Incorporating brainstorming into planning and decision making can help purchasers put lofty ideals into daily practice.

  • Corporate Policies and Record Retention Members Only Content
    Donald S. Skupsky, JD, CRM, June, Vol. 5, No. 6, p. 10.

    How you write corporate policies can protect your company in the long run.

  • Getting to Know Them Members Only Content
    Peter E. O'Reilly, C.P.M., May, Vol. 5, No. 5, p. 8.

    A proactive technique for getting to know your internal customer involves developing a series of open-ended questions.

  • Giving Effective Presentations Members Only Content
    C. Mike Jousan, October, Vol. 5, No. 10, p. 7.

    Don't underestimate the power of personal communication. Improving the way you say things can propel you to greater success.

  • Identifying Personality Types to Boost Your Team's Effectiveness Members Only Content
    Gerald Edgley, July, Vol. 5, No. 7, p. 8.

    Each member of your team has a preferred approach to accomplishing tasks. Here's how to pinpoint those preferences and get more accomplished.

  • Improving Procedures by Asking Simple Questions Members Only Content
    Ray T. Jensen, C.P.M., January, Vol. 5, No. 1, p. 8.

    Purchasers should embrace every opportunity to improve their organization's operations.

  • Internal Strategies for Success: A Self-Assessment Members Only Content
    Craig Nathanson, March, Vol. 5, No. 3, p. 22.

    Leadership and stratigizing are learned skills for most professionals. This 30-question self-assessment quiz will help you take charge of your professional life.

  • Keeping Important Records: How Long is too Long? Members Only Content
    Donald S. Skupsky, J.D., CRM, April, Vol. 5, No. 4, p. 8.

    Retaining your records for the proper length of time can be beneficial when addressing IRS and legal issues.

  • Keeping Records in the Electronic Age Members Only Content
    Donald S. Skupsky, J.D., CRM, May, Vol. 5, No. 5, p. 6.

    Paperless methods of record retention are excellent ways to maintain files, but purchasers should be aware of the legal issues that relate to these methods.

  • Mind Mapping: Another Creative Tool for Business
    Berenice D. Bleedorn, Ph.D., March, Vol. 5, No. 3, p. 5.

    This article is not available online.

  • Random Association Members Only Content
    Mary Lu Harding, C.P.M., CPIM, CIRM, July, Vol. 5, No. 7, p. 21.

    Learning how to establish pattern recognition with different objects can bring professional and personal dividends.

  • Reaching the Summit
    Mary Siegfried, March, Vol. 5, No. 3, p. 46.

    This article is not available online.

  • Relying on Common Courtesy and Manners Members Only Content
    Beverly H. Patrick, June, Vol. 5, No. 6, p. 6.

    Even in this high-tech age, old-fashioned manners can help you achieve greater success.

  • Sharing the Load Members Only Content
    William R. Tracey, Ed.D., October, Vol. 5, No. 10, p. 12.

    While delegation allows an organizationÍs workload to be distributed among its employees, ineffective assignments can lead to even more work later.

  • The Interpersonal Skills Profile Members Only Content
    Samuel S. Corl, August, Vol. 5, No. 8, p. 6.

    How do you stack up? Measuring and evaluating your interpersonal skills will give you a starting point for improvement.

  • The Need for Interpersonal Skills Members Only Content
    Arlette C. Ballew, August, Vol. 5, No. 8, p. 17.

    Interpersonal skills can be valuable management tools. This is especially true for purchasing managers, who spend much of their time communicating with employees, customers, suppliers, and distributors.

  • The Science of Networking Members Only Content
    Richard L. Mooney, August, Vol. 5, No. 8, p. 12.

    Networking can be useful in solving common purchasing problems, improving job knowledge, and keeping abreast of professional opportunities.

  • Using Creativity to Improve Purchasing Members Only Content
    Mary Lu Harding, C.P.M., CPIM, CIRM, January, Vol. 5, No. 1, p. 20.

    The ability to deal with changing circumstances and thrive is one of the major benefits of employing creativity.

  • Visualization for Creative Purchasing Members Only Content
    Patricia Curren, June, Vol. 5, No. 6, p. 7.

    No matter what the problem or challenge, using the images of our mind can produce quick and innovative results.