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Article Index - Results

1997 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: General Management Issues

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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

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

    This article is not available online.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.