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1996 International Conference Proceedings (April 1996)

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Reengineering The Minority Business Development Program


Ethical Standards Committee Workshop: "Has This Ever Happened To You?"


Design and Implementation of Electronic Requisitioning of Services


Calculating Total Cost


Information Technology/Systems Applications


Breakthrough Partnering, Bringing Out the Best In Supplier Development


Cycle Time Reduction: A Procurement Perspective


Service Companies Allow Customer Surveys...


Relationship Alignment Programs...


Successful Master Career Planning


China Business....Should You or Shouldn't You?


GrowthPacts: Tomorrow's Success Begins Today


Retooling Negotiations Skills for a Supply Management Environment


Developing Your Study Strategy for the C.P.M. Examination


Risk Assessment in Software Licensing


Purchasing's Organizational Roles and Responsibilities


I Wish My Boss Would Let Me Do My Job


Beyond Buying: Purchasing's Changing Role


Defining Purchasing's Quality Costs


10 Tips For Successful Outsourcing


Green Purchasing: Buying Recycled Products


Partnering In The Public Sector


New Purchasing Measures Produce Better Results


Nontraditional Purchasing Needs Nontraditional Methods


International Political Risk and Sourcing Policy


POPP: Purchasing Opportunity Performance Program


Another Link In The Chain - Electronic Parts Catalogs


Coalition And Consortium Purchasing Power: It's Big, It's Here, And It's The Future Of Strategic Purchasing


Managing High Technology Suppliers


Managing Cultural Differences in Buyer-Supplier Relationships


Lions, Tigers & Bears - Oh My!


Characteristics Of World Class Minority Supplier Program


Leading Edge Approaches To Training And Developing Purchasing Professionals


Integrated Supply: Myths and Reality


Supplier Partnerships and Kanbans: Imagine - 100% Delivery Performance in 120 Days!


Pro-Active Price Analysis: Tools That You Can Use Today!


Survival Guide - Improved Professional/Personal Relations In A Changing Environment


Supplier Value Index (SVI) Rates MRO Suppliers


An Investigation of Conflict Resolution between Buyers and Suppliers in Strategic Long-Term Cooperative Relationships


The Supplier Quality Seminar: Strengthening Your Partnership In Only Two Days!


The Future of Supply-Chain Management


Leading Cross Functional Teams - A Software Success Story


Environmental Leadership - Proactive Strategies for Competitive Advantage


Federal Policy Changes: Effects On Purchasers, Private and Public


Kilowatts and Btu's - Energy Procurement


Will You Know World-Class Purchasing When You Get There?


Let's Go Surfin' Now


Becoming A Process-Based Procurement Organization


Coaching Users to Develop Great Specifications


An Adventure in Team-Building!


Prioritizing Purchasing: Putting First Things First


Empowerment In Action: Self-Directed Work Teams On The Job


The Assessment and Management of Software Products' Procurement Risks


Transcending Traditional Boundaries: Sharing Best Practices in a World of Change


Opportunities and Pitfalls of Recent Transportation Deregulation


Affiliate Road Map...How to Travel from Mediocrity to Excellence


Help! I'm Being Reengineered


The Reading Group: An Inexpensive And Effective Way To Train


Issues, Challenges, And Changes...


Opportunities and Issues When Implementing EDI


Leadership and the Volunteer


Essential Elements Of Software License Agreements


Best Practices Approach To Implementing A Purchasing Card Process


Implementing a Global Supply Management Training and Certification Program


Managing MRO Consumables With Distributor Partnerships


MAPP Managed Acquisition Procurement Plan


Managing Logistics Risks in Global Procurement


A Toolkit for Successful International Negotiation and Business Partnering


The Integration of Strategic Planning, Business Process Reengineering & Continuous Improvement


Purchasing in the Information Age


A Case Study In JIT 'Point Of Use' Materials Supply


Applications of Process-Oriented Teams in Materials Management


Add Value or Bust


Supplier Relationships: A New Angle Using Common Sense


Developing Purchasing Strategies With NAPM Business Survey Data: What's Available and How To Use It


Achieving Legitimate Purchasing Process Improvement


Positive Management Strategy For Materials Lead Time


How to Create and Manage In-House Purchasing Education Programs


Why and How to Reengineer the Purchasing Process


Use of Periodic Performance Reviews to Build Buyer-Supplier Relationships


Which Way Did They Go? I'm Their Leader!


Just-In-Time Purchasing: Is It Really Strategic?


Training Supply Managers for Effective Internal and External Relationships


Introducing a Supplier Teaming and Quality Program


Developing a Purchasing Strategy: Real Time


The U.C.C. As A "Tool" For Procurement Professionals - Part II


Beyond the Procurement Card - The Next Steps


Focusing the Efforts of Suppliers to Meet Organizational Quality Strategies


Improving the Quality of Purchasing's Service


Developing a Supplier Audit for Quality


Entrepreneurship in Purchasing: Reinventing the Function


Examining Relationships...


Purchasing Implications Under NAFTA: Opportunities or Obstacles?


Changing the Mindset - Essential for Successful Supply Management


Quick Identification of Cost Reduction Opportunities - A Technique


The Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (A.P.P.) Progam