2006 International Conference Proceedings (May 2006)

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Leading Practices with Proven Results
Effective Business Partnering Approach with HR and Procurement

Leading Practices with Proven Results
The People Side of Supply Chain Performance

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Creating a One-Step Supply Chain

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Transformational Supply Chain Performance Improvement

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Materials And Supply Metrics: What to Measure and How to Measure It

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Measuring Contract Management Process Maturity: A Tool for Enhancing the Value Chain

Leading Practices with Proven Results
How to Build a Strong, Well Developed Supplier Diversity Program

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Lean Office: Team solutions. Priceless Knowledge.

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Why Can't I Fill My Critical SCM Positions?

Leading Practices with Proven Results
Building a Quality Focused Supplier Process (QFSP) in Your Organization

Leading Practices with Proven Results
A Best-Practice Approach for Developing Global Supply Chains

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Supplier Relations Development: The Groundwork for Supplier Certification

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Supplier Segmentation – The Tool for Differentiation and Results

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Strategic Alliances: How to Make 1 + 1 = 3

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
The Business Plan: A Key to MWBE Supplier Development

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Managing and Addressing Troubled Suppliers

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
CPS, EIPP, EDI – Which Payment Acronym is Right for You?

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Avoiding And Addressing Troubled Supplier Situations

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Negotiating in a Sarbanes-Oxley World

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Customer-Supplier Relationship Improvement: Cost of Poor Quality Measures

Managing and Coordinating Supplier Relationships
Creating Strategic Value through Trust: Results from Practitioner Surveys

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
Creating, Scoring and Using Your Personal Scorecard for Professional Development

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
Strategic Selling and Listening Skills for Supply Management

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

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
Clearer Communication for Results Producing Relationships

Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
Creating Value through Mentoring and Networking

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Workflow Improvements and Cost Benefits Using the SCOR Model

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Navigating and Networking at the Conference

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Straight to the BottomLine: Getting Senior Management’s Attention for Procurement Transformation

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
What You See Is What You Get

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
New Product Development: Frontloading Management

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Strategic Thinking: Movin' On Up From Supply Management to the Supply Chain

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Supplier Evaluation: Benefits, Barriers and Best Practices

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Understanding Professional Services Outsourcing and Offshoring

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Quality: Developing Process Metrics

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
World Class Strategic Sourcing Initiatives for Small and Medium-sized Procurement Organizations

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Insulating the Supply Network from Corporate Social Responsibility Risk

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Intel Case Study: Using Your Purchasing Department as a Savings Solution for Rising Healthcare Costs

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Interpreting the Numbers: From Data to Design

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Effective Manufacturing Outsourcing In China

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Current Trends and Future Directions in Services Outsourcing and Offshoring

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Hitting Home Runs: Supply Managers as Supplier Diversity MVPs

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Lessons Learned: Ten Ideas for Effective Strategic Sourcing

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Applying the Five Core Disciplines for Strategic Supply Chain Management

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Locating and Qualifying Global Sources (The Steps to Start or Revitalize a Global Sourcing Effort)

Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
Location, Location, Location: Disasters and Other Impediments on Supply Networks

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Developing Customer Guidelines – A Communications Tool for Optimizing Supplier Selection

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
The Strategic Use of Supplier Price and Cost Analysis

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

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
There's a Strategic Weapon In e-Procurement Service

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Truth or Consequences: The Value of Effective Communications in Negotiations

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Buying Under the Influence

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Contract Writing and Management For Supply Chain Professionals

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Creating a Purchased Price Index as a Key Performance Indicator

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
About Customers: Lessons Supply Management Professionals Can Learn From Sales People

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Problematic Ts&Cs: Consequential Damages, Liquidated Damages, Indemnity, and Limitations on Liability

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Sarbanes Oxley Impact on Supply Chain Management

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Practical Purchasing Solutions for Small to Medium-Size Companies

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Listening: A Supply Manager's Imperative

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Performance-Based Contracting: Results, Performance Standards, Incentives

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
High Impact Negotiating: A Strategic Marketing Perspective

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
The Incredible Journey From Fat to Lean

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
The Only Game in Town: Purchasing Single/Sole Source Goods Effectively

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Getting the Most From Your Indirect Purchasing Dollar

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Getting What You Pay For? - Total Cost of Ownership Model

Tools for the Effective Supply Manager
Survival Skills for Buyers