Article Index - Results

1997 Purchasing Today 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.

  • 'Net-Working for a New Job Members Only Content
    September, Vol. 8, No. 9, p. 12.

    There are at least five different methods one can use to job hunt on the Internet.

  • A Career Fitness Evaluation Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye, February, Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 36.

    Four candidates receive advice on how to "bulk up" their careers.

  • A Moving Experience Members Only Content
    Donald P. Turner, C.P.M., CPIM, March, Vol. 8, No. 3, p. 46.

    Learning from others who have recently been through it can help make your relocation experience a positive one.

  • Are You Truly Adding Value? Members Only Content
    Allen P. Hagstrand, C.P.M., August, Vol. 8, No. 8, p. 4.

    Examining the way you and your staff operate can help answer this important question.

  • Assessing Your Career Members Only Content
    Richard L. Pinkerton, Ph.D., C.P.M., February, Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 4. (Exam Alert: )

    Are you mobile and promotable? Do you take criticism well? Perform a personal audit to find out.

  • Attitude is Everything Members Only Content
    Genevieve L. Bakanowski, December, Vol. 8, No. 12, p. 4.

    When developing a team for a specific project, it's easier to recruit if your attitude is positive.

  • Employee or Independent Contractor? Members Only Content
    Internal Revenue Service, April, Vol. 8, No. 4, p. 48.

    Use these criteria to help determine a worker's status.

  • Enhancing Teamwork with Project Management
    Thomas B. Clark, Ph.D., October, Vol. 8, No. 10, p. 46. (Exam Alert: )

    This article is not available online.

  • How Effective Are Your Purchasers?
    Dan Gordon, C.P.M., April, Vol. 8, No. 4, p. 4.

    This article is not available online.

  • How to Successfully Relate Members Only Content
    Nancy Burke, October, Vol. 8, No. 10, p. 4. (Exam Alert: )

    It's not just good business it's a matter of career survival!

  • Internal Customers: A Maintenance Checkup Members Only Content
    Ron Miller, October, Vol. 8, No. 10, p. 6. (Exam Alert: )

    Developing effective relationships with internal customers provides a sturdy platform for customer satisfaction.

  • It's Strategy, My Dear Watson Members Only Content
    Steven Kranz, C.P.M., April, Vol. 8, No. 4, p. 6. (Exam Alert: )

    Take your company's strategic plan and design your performance measures around it.

  • It's not Just a Job - It's an Adventure! Members Only Content
    Mark S. Miller, C.P.M., June, Vol. 8, No. 6, p. 10. (Exam Alert: )

    Here's how to get off to a good start in your new job.

  • Knock Their Cyber-Socks Off! Members Only Content
    Karen M. Holman, C.P.M., A.P.P., November, Vol. 8, No. 11, p. 10.

    Preparing for a job interview? The Internet can help you locate the information you need to make an unforgettable presentation.

  • Maintaining Consistency During a Merger Members Only Content
    Becky Lancaster, May, Vol. 8, No. 5, p. 12. (Exam Alert: )

    Flow chart your processes along with those of the merging department.

  • Managing Your Far-Flung Staff Members Only Content
    Linda Rodgers, February, Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 12.

    How do you effectively manage, guide, and collaborate with others who report to you but who may not share the same building, city, state, or even country?

  • Negotiating Your Relocation Package Members Only Content
    Ellie Sullivan, March, Vol. 8, No. 3, p. 12.

    How can you get the most appropriate relocation benefits?

  • On Losing and Finding a Job Members Only Content
    January, Vol. 8, No. 1, p. 12.

    One purchasing professional shares the struggles of employment-unemployment- reemployment.

  • Performance Measurement Resources
    Roberta Duffy and Tracy Motlok, April, Vol. 8, No. 4, p. 49.

    This article is not available online.

  • Profession At Risk? Members Only Content
    Almarie Falbo, C.P.M. and Julie Murphree, August, Vol. 8, No. 8, p. 43.

    Are we positioning ourselves as strategic contributors, not just reactionaries waiting for the next directive from the top?

  • Reaching the Summit Members Only Content
    David Antonioni and Charlotte Woods, September, Vol. 8, No. 9, p. 48. (Exam Alert: )

    Developing a successful sourcing team may feel like a tough climb. Go step by step, and you'll make it to the top.

  • Relationship Resources
    Roberta Duffy, October, Vol. 8, No. 10, p. 41.

    This article is not available online.

  • Shipshape Skill Sets Members Only Content
    Joyce Gioia, C.M.C. and Roger Herman, C.M.C., February, Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 27. (Exam Alert: )

    Once you've identified the skills you need, how do you go about developing them?

  • Small Business Resources Members Only Content
    Elena R. Moshinsky, December, Vol. 8, No. 12, p. 41.

    The following list contains books, Web sites, and other small business resources. This list is not all-inclusive, but can serve as a starting point.

  • So, Tell Me About Yourself Members Only Content
    Elizabeth Branstead, May, Vol. 8, No. 5, p. 10.

    Gene Smith is excited! He just got word that ABC Company is looking for a purchasing manager and they want to talk to him next Tuesday. "I'll take five copies of my resume in a portfolio, and I'll do a dry run on Sunday to make sure I can get to their office 10 minutes early. That should do it. Now, what tough questions should I anticipate during the interview?"

  • Straight to the Top Members Only Content
    L. Cathy Wining, February, Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 8. (Exam Alert: )

    In reports to upper management, answer this question: What have you done for your organization lately?

  • Take This Job and Love It! Members Only Content
    Elizabeth Branstead, December, Vol. 8, No. 12, p. 12.

    Some factors can help you determine if the job you're considering is the right job.

  • Temporarily Yours Members Only Content
    Morrison Bump, April, Vol. 8, No. 4, p. 44.

    If your organization is expanding its use of contingent workers, what expertise can you provide?

  • The Anatomy of a Job Interview Members Only Content
    Elizabeth Branstead, August, Vol. 8, No. 8, p. 12.

    Know the basic format of job interviews and you can effectively anticipate and answer all the questions asked.

  • The Internal Customer Wish List Members Only Content
    Jodi Dunlap and Betsy Stookey, October, Vol. 8, No. 10, p. 32.

    How can purchasing improve its relationships with other departments? Purchasing's internal customers speak out.

  • The Skill Sets We Want Now! Members Only Content
    Heather Cacci and Dana Herring, August, Vol. 8, No. 8, p. 39.

    Senior managers tell what competencies they value most. Entry-level purchasers, take heed - a successful career in purchasing and supply management depends on it!

  • Tips for Tracking Your Career's Future Members Only Content
    Kevin Fronk, February, Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 6.

    To understand future events that will affect your career, observe your current work environment.

  • Tried On for Size Members Only Content
    Charles T. Davis, C.P.M., A.P.P. and Tammy E. Coad, December, Vol. 8, No. 12, p. 34.

    Do you work for a large firm or a small one? Purchasers who've worked in both environments know there are opportunities and challenges in both.

  • Wallpaper the World Wide Web with Your Resume Members Only Content
    Jeanne M. Wagner, C.P.M., October, Vol. 8, No. 10, p. 10.

    You can use the Internet to help broadcast your qualifications to prospective employers around the world.

  • We're a Strategic Part of the Organization Members Only Content
    Barbara B. Lang, G.A. (Gerry) Abraham, C.P.M., Ralph P. Grieco, Wayne Droessler, Dave Nelson, C.P.M. and G. Ken Newton, October, Vol. 8, No. 10, p. 24.

    Executive-level purchasers share their viewpoints about how purchasing fits in to their organizations and how they worked to achieve this.

  • What We Do to Relate to the Final Customer Members Only Content
    Paul Gill and Jim Ross, October, Vol. 8, No. 10, p. 36.

    How do purchasers relate to their end customers and use that information to meet their organization'' goals? Supply base communication and customer surveys are two methods you can use to connect.

  • Where Do We Go from Here? Members Only Content
    Glenn Chambers, Susan Alfson, Brad Holcomb, Robert Earle, Jim Holec, Jr., Yvette Berke, Arnold Brown, Marvin J. Centron, Ph.D. and Joseph F. Coates, February, Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 46. (Exam Alert: )

    Time seems to move more quickly with each passing year. In fact, the new millennium is only a few year away. What does the new century hold for the procurement function? It's impossible to know for sure. However, there are those who are willing to make well-researched and well-informed predictions. You're about to get a peek at what leading-edge purchasing professional, specialized consultants, and futurists predict for the profession. Some insights are similar — higher skill levels required of purchasers, a paperless purchasing function, shared data systems — others are not. Agree or disagree, here is what they are predicting.

  • Which List Is Which? Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye, February, Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 16.

    Some pointers can help when navigating listservs and mailing lists.

  • You're Not Just Getting Older, You're Getting Better Skilled Members Only Content
    Hudson Institute, November, Vol. 8, No. 11, p. 36. (Exam Alert: )

    According to one study, the workforce is getting older and will stay in the workforce longer.