Article Index - Results

1996 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: General Strategies

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.

  • An Open Mike for Service-Industry Purchasers Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye, December, Vol. 7, No. 12, p. 24. (Exam Alert: )

    Service-industry purchasers speak out on their specific challenges and some issues not unique to the service sector.

  • Changes from the Ground Up Members Only Content
    Martin Powell, Alan Doner and Julie Murphree, November, Vol. 7, No. 11, p. 42.

    Organizations want to be more responsive to the needs of the company and the customer. Executives are no longer stuck on the top floorin glass offices.

  • Coming: A New Era in Corporate Travel Members Only Content
    Rolfe R. Shellenberger, February, Vol. 7, No. 2, p. 42.

    More and more organizations are reexamining travel-buying processes -- an opportunity for purchasing professionals to step in and offer their expertise.

  • Just Say "No!" to Overnight Overuse Members Only Content
    Glenn Shihata, April, Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 10.

    Reengineer your organization's overnight mail processes via demand management.

  • Let's Get Strategic Members Only Content
    Stephen N. Chapman, Ph.D., June, Vol. 7, No. 6, p. 28.

    The strategic contingency plan lets purchasers bridge required supply needs with the broader organizational picture.

  • One Purchaser's Quest to Benchmark Members Only Content
    Diane Steinway, February, Vol. 7, No. 2, p. 52.

    Our research helped us to seriously examine the way we operate and seek ways to improve.

  • Optical Fiber
    Curt Weinstein, August, Vol. 7, No. 8, p. 38. (Exam Alert: )

    This article is not available online.

  • Purchasing After Hours Members Only Content
    Julie Murphree, December, Vol. 7, No. 12, p. 34.

    Do you find yourself creating specifications for your personal shopping list? Hi Joanna. I'm heading home," says Thomas J. Ferguson, C.P.M., director of purchasing for Willow Valley Associates, Inc. in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to his wife.

  • Purchasing Services - A Report Card for Service Providers Members Only Content
    Larry Ingram and Gary Prod, C.P.M., December, Vol. 7, No. 12, p. 28.

    How do you evaluate intangibles? Some sample criteria can help you get beyond the nebulous when evaluating service suppliers.

  • Purchasing and Meetings: A Natural Multi-Billion Dollar Fit Members Only Content
    Craig Koval, May, Vol. 7, No. 5, p. 46.

    With the average cost of a major business meeting approaching $1 million per event, an opportunity has been created for purchasing to have a significant cost-reduction impact.

  • Say What? Members Only Content
    Joseph A. Leister, C.P.M., December, Vol. 7, No. 12, p. 8.

    Use of specific terms in your contracts can help you avoid unfavorable misinterpretation.

  • The Innovative Purchaser Members Only Content
    Alvin J. Williams, Ph.D. and Julie Murphree, April, Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 32.

    Purchasers can enhance their capacity to manage change by becoming an "internal entrepreneur."

  • The Ins and Outs of Purchasing Office Furniture Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye, June, Vol. 7, No. 6, p. 34. (Exam Alert: )

    Acquiring furniture for office use involves a slew of precautions and considerations.

  • The Ten Commandments of the One-Time Buy Members Only Content
    Jill A. Becker, C.P.M., December, Vol. 7, No. 12, p. 4. (Exam Alert: )

    When the dollars or volume are not weighted on your side, several things can be done to create a beneficial transaction for your organization.