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1997 International Conference Proceedings (May 1997)

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Internal Customers Balance Purchasing Departments


The New Millennium Purchaser/Supply Manager - Taking the Entrepreneurial Approach


Engarde! Defend yourself from being Outsourced!


Hong Kong 97', China: What you need to know about the future of Asia Business!


Best In Class Integrated Travel Services Supplier Team


From Reactive To Proactive Procurement: A Case Study


Sourcing in South-East-Asia - Win-Win In The ASEAN Market


Using Best Practices To Improve Your Purchasing And Supply Management


Developing Your Own Purchasing Home Page On The Internet


Negotiating With Engineers (and Other Internal Customers)


How to Initiate an Effective Benchmarking Program for Purchasing


Supplier Integration Into New Product/Process/Service Development


Targeting Purchasing for Product Profitability


Change Management: Basic Skills for Purchasing Professionals


NQS 9000: An Alternative Metal Casting Vendor Certification Program


Megatrends for Purchasing Profession


Credentialing in the Late 1990s: More Important than Ever


Primitive or Advanced Purchasing: How Does Your Company Stack Up?


Electric Energy Procurement: New Market Dynamics


Deployment of Best Practice Benchmarking Results


Buyer/Supplier Performance Based Contracts Maximizing Success and Sharing Risk


Cost Reductions - We Don't Get Enough Credit


Market Your Magic


DAVINCI: Harnessing the Power of Technology to Tighten the Supply Chain


Supplier Financial Management for Purchasing Professionals


Telecommunications Procurement


Achieving World Class Sourcing Team Effort


The Buyer's Perspective Of Cooperative Buyer Supplier Relationships In Industrial Markets: A Model Comparison Approach


The World Wide Web As A Strategic Sourcing Tool


Living In Ambiguity: Become A Crab!


SAP Implementation Strategies for Purchasing


Managing Myself - Developing Values, Traits, and Life skills For Success


Legal Industrial Espionage: Getting the Most Out of Supplier Site Visits


Effective Strategies In Supplier Diversity


Introduction To The Internet And The World Wide Web


Benchtracking Purchasing Performance - A Management Tool


The Art and Science of Outsourcing


Purchasing in the 21st Century


Paperless Purchasing -- A Reality


Advanced Sourcing: Transforming Supply Chains into Value Systems


Public Purchasing Reform: Have FASA, FARA and ITMRA Made the System Better?


The Games Suppliers Play


Outsourcing Services - Key Steps To Success


Beyond Quality in Supply Management


Electronic Commerce: Putting Information Technology To Work Today


Universal Supplier Qualification Process


Creating and Operating a Viable International Procurement Office


Purchasing Improvement - Following in the Footsteps of the Quality Gurus


Assessing Cycle Time Reduction Payback for You and Your Supplier


Using a Structured Model of Purchasing Activities to Benchmark Performance


Managing Supplier Response/Leadtime


Outsourcing: Issues and Opportunities for Supply Management


Conducting Efficient Internet Searches


IT Contracted Professionals: Optimizing and Managing the Supply Chain


Partnering With Suppliers To Manage Change and Reduce Cost


Terms and Conditions for International Procurement


Effective Traffic Management


Do the MBP No, it's not the Mambo By Purchasing. ....it's Management By Policy


JIT II®: Creating the Ultimate Customer/Supplier Partnership


Interorganizational Antecedents And Determinants Of Environmental Purchasing: An International Comparison


Do You Speak My Language?


Electronic Commerce: Is This the Future State of The Supply Chain?


Creating A Factory Within A Factory


Using the Internet for RFQ Management: A GE Case Study


Claris Corporation's Operations Re-Engineering: Change at the Speed of Light


Building Blocks For Team Excellence


Purchasing Of Services In The Public Sector


Transforming Purchasing, Transforming Government: Professional Public Purchasing For the Next Millennium


Value Analysis: Is It Still A Useful Tool?


Performance Measures for Purchasers and Suppliers


Re-Energizing Your Stalled Purchasing Card Program


A Purchasing Career in the Mid '90s and Beyond - Where Are You Going and How Are You Going to Get There?


How to Anticipate Supplier Actions: Applying NAPM Business Survey Data to Supply Chain Management


Funny Business


Outsourcing: Avoiding the Hazards and Pitfalls


Effective Supplier Relationships Without Formal Alliances


Adding Value Through Strategic Management of Goods and Services


Vendor-Benders: How To Assure That Your Supplier Relationships Are Collision Proof


Just in Time Training: Developing Tomorrow's Purchasing Professional


Goal Setting And Growth: Positive Alternatives To Negative Situations


Supplier Value Index (SVI) Rates MRO Suppliers-Part II


Using the Internet to Enhance Purchasing Productivity


Creating Value Through Price/Cost Productivity


Designing Auto-Resupply Systems


Strategic Outsourcing For Services


Leverage Your Suppliers' Contribution to Cost Reduction


Selecting High Technology Consultants and Subcontractors


How We Make It Expensive For Suppliers To Sell To Us


Developing Trust In Strategic Alliances: Concepts And Best Practices


Open Issues in Federal Acquisition Reform


Ethical Issues In Global Purchasing: A Buyer's Guide To Gifts and Bribes Worldwide


Revolutionary Ways to Transfer Purchasing Responsibilities to Users and External Organizations


The User-Friendly Bid