"Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future."
— NIELS BOHR
In this special report, we share the results of a comprehensive survey concerning expected industry trends in the next few years.
Compiled by CAPS Research, A.T. Kearney and Institute for Supply Management™
A recent international summit in Bath, England, brought together executives from more than 30 supply management associations from around the world. Their members share many of the same challenges that you do.
Out in Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
Collaboration strategies with key suppliers in the plant engineering industry allowed one company to overcome severe shortages in materials.
Yeong Tae Jo
Tapping Into ... COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT — Strengthen the Domestic Front
As U.S. companies look to the future, they first need to focus on the challenges and changes taking place in their own backyards.
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
The Supreme Court clarifies the law on predatory bidding and subsequently makes it more difficult for future plaintiffs to claim violation of antitrust laws by competitors.
Anthony A. Dean
Ex Propriis: Contemplation and Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
Creating a work environment that balances the needs of both baby boomers and Generation Xers may boost your supply group’s effectiveness.
CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
These reports are useful tools for measuring your department performance in
many areas, and then comparing it to that of your competitors.
D. Steven Wade