2008 Inside Supply Management Article Index
Term selected: Outsourcing
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.
Tapping Into ... Global Sourcing — Selecting Suppliers
While there are always risks in global sourcing, proper research and apt utilization of cultural experts during the initial phases can make a big difference.
Using the spreadsheet-based Decision Support Model can be an effective way to analyze where to place your international bases.
With its diverse cultures and focus on business development, this region has become even more viable as a sourcing alternative.
Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
Business process outsourcing lets organizations improve their focus, gain capabilities and repurpose their internal resources. Presented here is a formalized decision process that may enhance its value to your supply management organization.
Tapping Into ... Workforce Management — Retooling for the Future
The manufacturing industry is facing a significant talent shortfall, the scope of which we are only now beginning to understand.