Table of Contents
Vol. 20, No. 12
Getting Smart at Business Intelligence
Organizations have a wealth of information flowing through their data streams, but how that asset is collected, processed and analyzed determines its value to the enterprise.
Supply Management: Front and Center in U.S. Healthcare Reform
The current cause célèbre has put the spotlight on the procurement profession and its practices.
Recovering From Economic and Financial Crisis
While the U.S. financial crisis and the government’s responses generated extraordinary costs, organizations can expect moderate and sustainable recovery in 2010.
Mickey D. Levy, Ph.D.
Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
Using the data you already have improves processes and finances.
Terri Tracey, CAE, Editor
Celebrate the Waste!
Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
At General Mills, an innovative waste-reduction program identifies, eliminates — and even celebrates — waste in the supply chain. Here’s how.
The Advantage of Leverage
Executive Access to the CEO
Using leverage and rebates appropriately are options to consider.
Paul Novak, CPSM, C.P.M., A.P.P.
Crashing the Legal Department
Tapping Into ... Legal Issues in Supply Management
Working with their organization’s general counsel, supply management professionals can provide strategic cost advantages on the legal side of the house.
Perception Is Everything
Personal Connections: Work. Life. Balance.
Manage your reputation as a supply management professional by developing your personal brand.
Green Ideals as Fiscal Policies
Sustainability: Responsible Supply Management
Higher education offers a compelling peek into the role supply management organizations will play in the move to make sustainable business "business as usual."
Tracking Your MRO Spend
CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management’s Best Practices
To find out if you’re paying too much for MRO supplies, try benchmarking your MRO spend.
D. Steven Wade
Beyond Borders: International Insights
U.S. Awards Funds to Combat Exploitive Child Labor
ISM Report On Business®
Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®
Highlights of the Monthly Report On Business® Releases - November 2009 Data.