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2000 International Conference Proceedings (May 2000)

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International Purchasing "Rules-of-the-Road"


Will The Real Definition of Supply Chain Management Please Stand Up


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


Exit Stage Right: Ending Partnerships Without Hostility


Critical Twenty First Century Commodities: Purchasing as a Knowledge Manager


The Current State of Best Practices in Purchasing


What's New in Federal Government Subcontracting


How Effective is Your Materials Management Organization


Applying Six Sigma Methods to Materials Management


Location and Qualification of Global Sources


Write Now! How to Turn Your Expertise into Marketable, Professional Text


Five Strategic Initiatives to Increase the Value-Added of Purchasing


Value Chain Management - The Next Step in Supply Chain Management


Supplier Alliance at Quaker Oats


Successful Online Bidding and Contract Management


Teamwork ~ Kicking It Up a Notch


Electronic Commerce - Savior or Pipe Dream


Purchasing Efficiency vs Effectiveness: Millennial Thoughts and Strategic Implications


UCC Or Contract Law?


Go for the Gusto! Recognizing Your Volunteer Leadership


Results Oriented Purchasing


Have You Hugged Your Supplier Today? The Benefits As A Preferred Customer


Crafting Supply Chain Strategy Through Market Sensing


Are You Purchasing Hazmat and Don't Know It


The Future of MRO E-Commerce is Now


Preparing For The 21st Century Supply Chain


Learning, Influence and Persuasion - Key Features of Leading Supply Management Organizations


Conflict Resolution Within The Supply Chain - Can't We All Just Get Along


Commercial Item Acquisitions


Purchasing in a dot.com World


Cost Analysis Outside Manufacturing - Information for Evaluating Service Expenses


Key Enablers for Strategic Cost Management in the Supply Chain


Purchasing: Pipeline to Corporate Profit


Use of Supply Chain Modeling to Examine Total Supply Chain Costs


Unleashing the Power of Online Markets


Save Me From Extinction - New Age Thinking For the 21st Century


Developing International Procurement Skills


The Successful Merger of Two Supplier Certification Processes


EDI, ERP and E-Commerce: What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You


Is Your Supply Chain Missing A Link


Managing Purchasing Organization's Changes


Supply Chain Management and Cross Functional Teams


The Purchasing Fitness Review


Leveraging Centers of Excellence within the Supply Chain


Project Management Success - "I Guarantee It"


Electronic Commerce Solutions - Part II


A Self-Critique of Purchasing and Supplier Involvement in New Product Development


Shifting Millennium Skills in to High Gear to Drive Organizational Capability


Supply Chain: Are You The Weak Link


Negotiation in the New Millennium


Discovering True Savings Through Non-Traditional Purchasing Engagement


Breaking Up Is Hard To Do - How To End A Supplier Relationship


Cost Reduction Using Ten Inventory Management Techniques


Making Time and Getting Things Done


Leveraging E-commerce and the Internet to Buy Chemicals Effectively


Applying Lean Thinking To Your Company And Your Supply Chain


The Public/Private Partnership - Developing the Vendors You Need


Chaos Theory: Can We Use It to Our Advantage in Supply Management


Procurement to Strategic Sourcing: How to Make the Transition


Managing Inbound Domestic and International Transportation


Evaluating and Assessing Your Supply Chain