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Inside Supply Management Magazine Masthead

Table of Contents

Vol. 18, No. 5
May 2007

Features

  • COVER STORY
    Succeeding in A Dynamic World Members Only Content

    "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™

  • Where We Ended Up Members Only Content

    Looking back on a decade of supply management trends, it’s clear why some were more prevalent, but that doesn’t make the others any less important.
    John Yuva

  • ISM's 2007 Salary Survey Members Only Content

    Overall, compensation in most categories within the industry continues to escalate at a healthy rate.
    Lindsey Yentes

  • How Well Is Your Supply Chain Protected? Members Only Content

    Supply Management Professional Profile
    The question is not if it will happen, but when will it happen?
    Alice Shepherd

Columns

  • You Are Not Alone Members Only Content

    Editor's Page
    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.
    Michael Schwanz

  • Strategic Resilience a Plus Members Only Content

    Executive Access to the Chair
    Today's supply managers are in a position to analyze risks and develop flexible strategies during these ever-changing times.
    Lisa Martin, C.P.M.

  • A "Me-First" Campaign Pays Off Members Only Content

    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

  • Change Starts at Home Members Only Content

    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.
    Gregg Brandyberry

  • Tech and the Project Economy Members Only Content

    Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decisionmaking Supply Manager
    In today's economy, where projects are an integral part of business innovation, technology is the bridge between innovators.
    David Dunn

  • Predatory Purchasing: Part 2 Members Only Content

    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

  • Bridge the Generation Gap Members Only Content

    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.
    Becky Lancaster

Departments

  • Just In Time -- May 2007

    This article is not available online.


  • Cross-Industry Benchmarks Members Only Content

    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

  • ISM News - May 2007

    This article is not available online.


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