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2007 International Conference Proceedings (May 2007)

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How to Win Organizational Support for Supply Management Best Practices


Improving Inventory Performance and Bottom-Line Profits


Ethics: Establishing the Imaginary Line BEFORE You Cross It


Contracting for Services: A Review of the Contracting Process


Reduce Risk, Improve Performance Through Enhanced Supplier Relationships


Strategic Sourcing in Retail: How to Survive and Succeed


Questions: A Universal Tool for Supply Managers


Purchasing Economics Forecasting – Planning to Stay on Top


Global Sourcing: The Race to Future Strategic Competitive Advantage


World-Class Negotiations Management: Best Practices, Tools and Future Directions


Ten Fundamental Strategies and Best Practices of Supply Chain Organizations


Ethical Behavior – Boundaries Of Influence


Information Overload: Too Much of a Good Thing?


Leading Practices in Setting-Up, Developing & Maintaining a Supplier Information File (SIF)


Update On Recent Developments In International Purchasing/Contracting


A Framework for Management of Supply Chain Disruption


The Role of Bid Optimization in Strategic Sourcing


The Human Factors in Managing China's Supply Chain


Theory Z of Supplier Relationship Management


Getting the Pieces to Fit = Supply Chain Magic


Service Level Agreements that Actually Work


Legally Speaking: Public Procurement's Three Pillars of Risk Management


Tools You Can Use for Contingency Planning


How to Use Emotional Control and Observation Skills to Become a Better Negotiator!


Winning Business Cases: How to Develop, Structure, and Present Them


Navigating and Networking the Conference


Costs of Supplier Failures – And What to Do About Them


Using Lean Principles to "Lean Out the Supply Chain"


Supplier Management for Complex Outsourced Services: A Strategic Framework


Can Lean Processes & Global Operations Generate Benefits for Companies?


Creating Corporate Advantage Through Purchasing


Best Practices in Contract Management


Improving Supplier Relationships in a Weak Top Management Commitment Environment


Understanding and Using Leverage in Procurement Today


Developing Effective Product Specifications And Quality Requirements For Outsourced Suppliers


Buying Under the Influence


Talent Management in Sourcing


Play Your Cards Right: Build the Right Network and Mentoring Relationships


Foundations of the Strategic Sourcing Process


Contracting for Services


Fueling Performance through Alignment, Contribution, and Unstoppable Momentum


Creating a Purchased Price Index as a Key Performance Indicator


The Hub Factor: The Art of Influence through Powerful Networking Skills


Can Lawyers Add Value to the Value Chain?


Economic Price Adjustment Clauses to Reduce Supplier Price Contingencies


Skills Development for Remote Teams


Calculating the Impact of Increased Lead Times of Foreign Purchases


Capturing Innovation from Suppliers


Business Continuity Training and Testing: Narrowing the Gaps


Supplier Diversity: Impacting the Bottomline!


Energy Purchasing Techniques That Reduce Costs


Viva Lean Vegas! Applying Quality to Determine Supply Management's Value


Navigating the Rough Seas of Intercultural Negotiation


Energy Buying


Measure Twice - Cut Once: Construct the Optimal Supplier Relationship Program


Supply Chain Business Continuity: Preparing to Survive the Next Disaster


Making Suppliers Greater Strategic Stakeholders within Purchasing Organizations


The New Customer of Choice Imperative: Ensuring Supply Availability, Productivity Gains, and Supplier Innovation


Intellectual Property Rights and Ownership Issues


Managing Risk in Supply Agreements


Successful Negotiating - Mars vs. Venus Style


The "Gotchas" of Equipment Leasing


Understanding Buyer Supplier Conflict


Supply Risk Management: Assuring Supply While Controlling Cost


Combating the Logistics Perfect Storm


The Only Game In Town Purchasing Single/Sole Source Goods Effectively


Should Supplier Evaluations be a Strategic Global Supply Management Process?


Drafting/Negotiating a Dispute Resolution Clause with Customers/Suppliers


Supply Chain Skills Assessment: Building the Dream Team


21 or Over?: Measuring Your Social Responsibility Maturity


Wake Up Your Supplier Diversity Program: How to Develop an Effective Supplier Diversity Process.


Purchasing of Services In The Public Sector


Information Sharing: At the Heart of SCM!


Activism and Public Relations Basics for Supply Management


Building Global Supply Chains: A Value Stream Approach


Developing Suppliers in a Lean Environment - Supplier Competency Model


Be SMART About Raw Material Risk Management