1997 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: Case Studies
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.
Paying special attention to potential stumbling blocks will help in the merging of two operations.
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What can a purchasing manager do to maintain consistency in purchasing procedures during an acquisition?
How should a public utility proceed on a partnering proposal?
Keeping an eye on long-term objectives can help reach supplier goals. This analysis offers one solution to the case on strategic alliances versus minority business development. However, as in any case study, there may be several ways to interpret the information. We welcome your analysis. Please send your comments to: Carolyn Pye, writer, Purchasing Today®, P.O. Box 22160, Tempe, AZ 85285-2160; fax to 602/752-7890; call 800/888-6276, ext. 3021.
What factors should come into play when a janitorial contract comes up for review?
A thorough review of alternatives will help determine whether a partnering proposal is the best option.
How and Why are important questions to ask of any supplier.
How can smaller suppliers be "groomed" to meet extensive TQM goals?
How can a U.S. company prevent further communication breakdowns with its Asian supplier?
With the right strategies a purchaser can carry out corporate goals while maintaining good supplier relations.
Can an organization pursue strategic alliances and still meet its M/WBE goals?