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2004 International Conference Proceedings (April 2004)

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Leading Practices with Proven Results
Implementing VMI to Reduce Direct and Indirect Cost

Leading Practices with Proven Results
From Failure – Lessons Taught By A Cracked Bell

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Six Sigma Supply Environment Analysis

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Supplier Evaluations: Best Practices and Creating or Improving Your Own Evaluation

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Deciding Where to Source – Local, National, Regional, or Global

Leading Practices with Proven Results
The Evolution of Contract Writing

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Enhancing Supply Network Performance

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Delivering World Class Service

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Demand Management: Optimizing the Demand-Side Drivers of Total Cost of Ownership

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Working Together in a Decentralized Environment - Case Study

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Procurement Outsourcing: Finally Reaching the Status of a Proven Paradigm

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Competition Requirements in Federal Government Subcontracting

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Achieving the Lowest Supply Chain Costs through Decision Guidance Systems

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Procurement: How to Win the Game

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Undue Influence: An External as Well as Internal Challenge

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Evaluating the Financial Condition of Suppliers

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Negotiation Master Class: Step Up to the Next Level

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
One Sourcing Strategy Does Not Fit All: How to Select the Right Sourcing Strategy to Maximize Results

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Management of Supplier Relationships Through an Effective Dispute Resolution Process

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
KPIs: Measuring Indirect Material Suppliers and Service Providers

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Japan's KEIRETSU as a Strategic Relationship with Suppliers

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
The Inclusive Supply Chain – A Competitive Advantage Strategies for Minority and Women Business Sourcing

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
The Supply Web - A Comprehensive Approach to Managing Supplier Bases

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Understanding and Assessing Supply Chain Trust: The Inside Story

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
A Best-Practice Approach to Transforming Global Supply Chains

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Supplier Relationship Management During an Acquisition

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
Business Ethics = Social Responsibilty?

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
Live Long and Prosper: Make Your Employment Future More Secure

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
Protecting Your Most Important Investment -- YOU

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
Navigating and Networking at the 89th Annual International Supply Management Conference

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
Winning Business Cases: How to Develop, Structure, and Present Them

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
Managing Your Employability

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
Focusing Your C.P.M. and A.P.P. Study and Test Taking Skills

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
C.P.M.: The Best Warranty in the Marketplace

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
Key Skill Sets for the Purchasing Manager of the Future

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
DoD's Transformation Issues

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Strategic Sourcing: Reducing Cost and Supporting Diversity Goals

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Price, Cost, Value, Benefit, Gain, Worth...Which Way Do I Turn?

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Supplier Diversity is Good Business

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Which Form of Supply Chain Management Will Work Best for You?

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Revitalizing the Supplier Diversity Value Proposition Through Supply Chain Effectiveness

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Selecting Suppliers that Suit Your Business Model

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Reinventing the Purchasing Function: The Transition from Traditional to Strategic

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Strategic Sourcing: A Step-by-Step Practical Model

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Using Business Process Outsourcing in Supply Management

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Knowledge Management Process: The Care and Feeding of Knowledge Workers

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Fightin' for Our Lives: Supply Managers on a Marketing Mission

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Enhancing Supply Competitiveness through Innovation and Branding

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Challenges of Complexity in Global Manufacturing: Insights to Effective Supply Chain Management, Growth and Profitability

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
How Mature is Your Supply Chain? A Capability Maturity Model

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Leveraging Strategic Alliances

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Mitigating Supply Chain Risks

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Are Supply Managers Just Gold Diggers?

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Creating Customer Value through Supplier Performance

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Managing Your CEO: Communication and Support

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Attaining a World Class Supply Management Organization through Strategic Initiatives

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Procurement Value Creation at Bayer

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Contracting for Services: A Practical Review of the Contracting Process

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
The Surprises in the Waste Barrel

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
What to Tell Your Sales Force When They are Deciding Whether to Participate in a Reverse Auction As Suppliers?

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Building Momentum for Organizational Development (A Case Study of the Philip Morris USA, Inc. C.P.M. Society)

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Business Continuity Planning in Supply Management

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Transforming the Procurement Department from Cost Center to Profit Center

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Calculating the Carrying Cost of Inventory

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
The People Side of the Supply Chain: Handling Office Road Rage

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Learning from the Award-Winning Korean Public Procurement Service

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Simplified Acquisition Procedures for Federal Purchases

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Materials Management Opportunities in Operational and Maintenance Products Maintenance vs. Procurement – How to Win the Battle and the War

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Negotiating After Deadlock: Moving From Confrontation to Collaboration, Even After They've Said NO!

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Process Management: Creating Supply Chain Value

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Is Your Organization E-Literate? Selecting the Right E-Tools

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Essentials of E-Sourcing: A Practical Guide for Managing the RFX Process in an E Environment

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Developing an Effective Sourcing Plan for Volatile Priced Commodities

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Strategies for Women in Supply Management: How to Overcome the Final Hurdles

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Global Sourcing: What You Need to Know

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Strategies and Tactics to Avoid Price Increases