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Inside Supply Management Magazine Masthead

Table of Contents

Vol. 20, No. 11
November 2009

Features

  • COVER STORY
    The Global Reality of Geopolitics Members Only Content

    Terrorism, war, disease and political unrest are just some of the geopolitical pressures that supply management executives face today — is your supply chain prepared?
    John Yuva

  • When Downsizing Is an Opportunity in Disguise Members Only Content

    In today's economy, almost no job is guaranteed, so it can be a wise career move to have a contingency plan in place.
    Lisa Arnseth

  • The Power of Balanced Partnerships Members Only Content

    When it comes to survival in a volatile business world, applying some fundamental principles of trust to your partnerships could drive profitable supplier relationships that stand the test of time.
    Lisa Arnseth

Columns

  • Career Management Members Only Content

    Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
    Downsizing is happening all over — be prepared for this possibility.
    Terri Tracey, CAE, Editor

  • Successful Supplier Management Members Only Content

    Executive Access to the Board
    Giving your suppliers what they want doesn't mean giving in — it means knowing what they need and responding to them in a mutually beneficial manner.
    Ronald Schnur

  • Top Talent, Top Strength Members Only Content

    Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Top performers are considering job shifts as the economy begins to stabilize. Here's how to motivate them to stay with your organization.
    Jeff Wood

  • Policies With Teeth Members Only Content

    Tapping Into ... Supply Management Issues and Trends
    Developing procurement policies that facilitate behavioral change and sustainable compliance are possible with proper planning.
    Daniel Abichandani

  • Masters of Responsibility Members Only Content

    Sustainability: Responsible Supply Management
    Organizations that are meeting sustainability goals during the current economic downturn have one thing in common: supply management professionals who recognize the powerful opportunity and value of going green.
    Jonathan Wright, Derek Jones and Seb Hoyle

  • Tough Conversations Members Only Content

    Personal Connections: Work. Life. Balance.
    Coach your employees to on-target performance during reviews.
    Janelle Brittain, MBA, CSP

Departments

  • Just in Time - November 2009

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  • ISO 14000 Implementation Members Only Content

    CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
    Addressing the international environmental management system standard drives home the alignment of supply management with this broad business initiative.
    Roberta J. Jennings

  • ISM News - November 2009

    This article is not available online.


  • Beyond Borders Members Only Content

    Beyond Borders: International Insights
    Lisa Wolters-Broder

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