Article Index - Results

2007 Inside Supply Management Article Index
Term selected: Supply Management 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.

  • 100 Years Of "Big Brown" Power Members Only Content
    Lisa Cooling, August, Vol. 18, No. 8, p. 28.

    Supply Management Professional Profile
    As it begins its second century of operation, UPS now delivers configurable global supply chain capabilities to companies of all sizes.

  • A Fresh Approach For Monitoring Procurement
    Mary Siegfried, June, Vol. 18, No. 6, p. 28.

    Alltel's Workflow Management Tool helps its procurement group monitor the buying pulse of the company.

  • A One-Touch Supply Chain Members Only Content
    John Yuva, December, Vol. 18, No. 12, p. 24.

    Profile: Sun Microsystems Supply Management Professional
    In an effort to streamline its manufacturing process, Sun Microsystems eliminated the distribution warehouse component of its supply chain — with surprising results.

  • Building Cost Models From Market Intelligence Members Only Content
    Jimmy Anklesaria and Sanjit Menezes, January, Vol. 18, No. 1, p. 26. (Exam Alert: )

    As competitive pressures increase, cost and price intelligence become invaluable in helping procurement teams manage cost.

  • Driving Value Through Synergy Members Only Content
    Alice Shepherd, April, Vol. 18, No. 4, p. 30.

    Supply Management: Professional Profile
    With a clear vision, the supply management and real estate operations of Unisys became a fully integrated function in a short, three-month timeframe.

  • Leverage KM Globally Members Only Content
    Mark Palla, October, Vol. 18, No. 10, p. 14.

    Tapping Into ... Knowledge Management — Information Sharing
    While knowledge management requires supply management executives to adapt to changing tools and approaches, real success comes with a commitment to create, share and transfer knowledge throughout the enterprise.

  • Link Up To The Idea Supply Chain Members Only Content
    Stephen C. Rogers, August, Vol. 18, No. 8, p. 24.

    To achieve maximum creativity in your operation, practice the three Ms of innovation: motivation, mandate and mind-set.

  • Make Mergers Work For You Members Only Content
    Robert Tevelson, November, Vol. 18, No. 11, p. 24.

    An acquisition presents an ideal opportunity to formally assess performance, and develop a plan to take the supply management function to the next level.

  • Negotiation Checklist (Part 2) Members Only Content
    Jim Mullen, February, Vol. 18, No. 2, p. 10.

    Tapping Into ... Negotiations — More Than Facts and Figures
    With the right preparation, negotiators can mitigate the negative and leverage the positive for effective negotiation outcomes.

  • Negotiation Checklist Revisited Members Only Content
    Jim Mullen, January, Vol. 18, No. 1, p. 10.

    Tapping Into ... Negotiations — More Than Facts and Figures
    While preparing the mind for negotiating is important, emotional preparation is just as critical to a successful outcome.

  • Rewards Of An Integration Members Only Content
    R. David Nelson, C.P.M., A.P.P., October, Vol. 18, No. 10, p. 6.

    Executive Access To The Board
    If your responsibilities now cover many areas, the long-term strategy being implemented by one CEO also may be useful to your operation.

  • Smooth Operator Members Only Content
    Lisa Cooling, July, Vol. 18, No. 7, p. 27. (Exam Alert: )

    Supply Management: Professional Profile
    AT&T's Maureen Merkle has been instrumental in mergers that have changed the landscape of the company, as well as its supply chain.

  • Strategic Resilience a Plus Members Only Content
    Lisa Martin, C.P.M., May, Vol. 18, No. 5, p. 6.

    Executive Access to the Chair
    Today's supply managers are in a position to analyze risks and develop flexible strategies during these ever-changing times.

  • Succeeding in A Dynamic World Members Only Content
    Compiled by CAPS Research, A.T. Kearney and Institute for Supply Management™, May, Vol. 18, No. 5, p. 24.

    "Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future."
    — NIELS BOHR

    In this special report, we share the results of a comprehensive survey concerning expected industry trends in the next few years.

  • Supply Market Intelligence Members Only Content
    Tony Milikin, July, Vol. 18, No. 7, p. 6.

    Executive Access To The Board
    Getting accurate information — and acting upon it quickly — will soon be the key factor in separating your company from the competition.

  • The Market-Driven Supply Chain Members Only Content
    Mark L. Seaver, February, Vol. 18, No. 2, p. 20.

    "The forces of the market are just that: They are forces; they are like the wind and the tides; you ignore them at your peril. Find a way of ordering your life that is compatible with these forces, indeed which harnesses these forces to [your] benefit."

    — Arnold "Al" Harberger, professor emeritus, University of Chicago, speaking in Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy, a PBS series

  • Where We Ended Up Members Only Content
    John Yuva, May, Vol. 18, No. 5, p. 32.

    Looking back on a decade of supply management trends, it’s clear why some were more prevalent, but that doesn’t make the others any less important.