Article Index - Results

1995 NAPM Insights Article Index
Term selected: Supplier 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 Two-Way Street Members Only Content
    James H. Gonzalez, C.P.M., C.P.I.M., Lawrence E. Hurwitz, C.P.M. and Edward K. Taylor, C.P.M., October, Vol. 6, No. 10, p. 6. (Exam Alert: )

    Mentoring suppliers benefits the purchaser as well as the supplier, driving a higher level of competitive performance.

  • Finding the Perfect Fit Members Only Content
    Wayne Droesser, C.P.M., Steven E. Frels, C.P.M. and Gary Swartz, C.P.M., October, Vol. 6, No. 10, p. 4. (Exam Alert: )

    Different levels of management styles and communication can help you and your suppliers live happily ever after.

  • Important Notes for Your Supplier Management Plan
    Alvin C. Adkins, C.P.M., CPIM, October, Vol. 6, No. 10, p. 7.

    This article is not available online.

  • Keeping an Eye on Disparity Studies Members Only Content
    George R. La Noue, Ph.D., April, Vol. 6, No. 4, p. 46.

    If a study produces a finding of disparity, purchasers may be implicated as part of the cause.

  • Linking Supplier Performance to Purchasing Performance Members Only Content
    Linda L. Stanley, Ph.D., May, Vol. 6, No. 5, p. 67. (Exam Alert: )

    With a proper system, purchasers should be able to evaluate their performance in relation to their suppliers' performance.

  • MRP II: Purchaser and Supplier Management Members Only Content
    Rene A. Yates, C.P.M., July, Vol. 6, No. 7, p. 21. (Exam Alert: )

    Second in a series on production-control systems. Each article will define a production-control method and explain its benefits, challenges, and the environment in which it works best.

  • Measuring Performance Through Supplier Input Members Only Content
    Cynthia S. Fuller, C.P.M., May, Vol. 6, No. 5, p. 6. (Exam Alert: )

    A supplier survey will tell you if your purchasers are good customers to their suppliers and offer areas for improvement.

  • Pulling Ahead Members Only Content
    Cherish Karoway, October, Vol. 6, No. 10, p. 28. (Exam Alert: )

    Organizations can boost their competitiveness by utilizing supplier knowledge and expertise effectively.

  • Spotlight on Skills: The Important Ones Members Only Content
    William L. Michels, C.P.M. and Peter Evans, Ph.D., October, Vol. 6, No. 10, p. 17. (Exam Alert: )

    Relationship skills on the part of the purchaser help ensure successful supplier management.

  • Supplier Management By Teams: Is It Working? Members Only Content
    Diane Bueler, C.P.M., October, Vol. 6, No. 10, p. 32. (Exam Alert: )

    Many organizations have acknowledged that self-directed work teams can be a successful and efficient structure for business. While a single person can make a difference, cross-functional work teams can bring a wealth of combined knowledge and experience. This team concept works in various settings, now encompassing supplier management.

  • The Life Cycle of Strategic Alliances
    Lisa M. Ellram, Ph.D., C.P.M., CPA, CMA, March, Vol. 6, No. 3, p. 42.

    This article is not available online.

  • They Lead By Example Members Only Content
    Jill Miller, January, Vol. 6, No. 1, p. 45. (Exam Alert: )

    Companies become proactive in sourcing for minority suppliers. A few purchasers share their tips for making good business decisions which incorporate minority- and women-owned businesses.

  • They're Staying the Course Members Only Content
    Julie Murphree, August, Vol. 6, No. 8, p. 44.

    The Supreme Court's June decision on affirmative action should not affect large companies' efforts to run effective minority and women business development programs.