Inside Supply Management Magazine Masthead

Table of Contents

Vol. 21, No. 5
May 2010


    ISM's 2010 Salary Survey Members Only Content

    The average salary increased very slightly, with supply professionals rating an organization's financial stability as the most important item in choosing an employer.
    Terri Tracey, CAE

  • Keeping Orangutans Out of the Supply Chain Members Only Content

    Sustainable supply chains require adaptable, responsible leaders to examine risks and ensure that the natural world remains balanced with business.
    Jeff Malcolm

  • Realize Savings With a PIM Members Only Content

    With the use of a purchasing impact matrix, supply management can delegate noncore activities to focus on bottom-line strategies.
    Steve Collins

  • Snapshot of Today's CPO Members Only Content

    A new study reveals that while CPOs are gaining greater traction in strategic decision-making, internal constraints are preventing organizations from realizing the true value of the function.
    Kris Timmermans and Harlen Pyle

    How Quickly Should Suppliers Be Paid? Members Only Content

    In response to the recent economic turmoil, many supply management organizations are extending payment terms to suppliers. What should you consider when evaluating this option? Making the right decision, as well as looking at the possible pros and significant cons, can pave the path to future supplier relationships.
    Dave Nelson, C.P.M. and Joe Sandor, MBA


  • ISM's 2010 Salary Survey Results Members Only Content

    Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
    Supply professionals' salaries increased only slightly in 2009, but still fared fairly well in a challenging economic environment.
    Terri Tracey, CAE, Editor

  • Strategic Procurement Interfaces Members Only Content

    Executive Access to the Board
    Simply following market fluctuations isn't enough to maintain a competitive advantage. Employ three strategic interfaces to succeed.
    Jean Baderschneider, Ph.D.

  • Knowledge Transfer Members Only Content

    Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Pay attention to these tenets for guarding your company's most valuable asset.
    Jay Pendergrass

  • Determine On-Contract Needs Members Only Content

    Tapping Into ... Supply Management Issues and Trends
    Align your contracts with your business strategy by properly segmenting your suppliers, defining their value and understanding what the supplier market will bear.
    Robert Goss, CPSM, C.P.M.

  • Raising Supply Chain Standards Members Only Content

    Sustainability: Responsible Supply Management
    Hewlett-Packard finds solutions to address environmental and social responsibility issues in its expansive global technology supply chain.
    Zoe McMahon

  • Skills for Change Leaders Members Only Content

    Personal Connections: Work. Life. Balance.
    To be a successful change leader, it's important to understand that no change begins with a mandate, but rather with a staff that believes it can achieve.
    Drew Stevens, Ph.D.


  • Just in Time - May 2010

    This article is not available online.

  • Talent Development and Retention Members Only Content

    CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
    Experiencing a talent shortage? Here's how supply management organizations are still working to develop and retain talent while continuing to do more with less.
    D. Steven Wade

  • ISM News - May 2010

    This article is not available online.

  • Beyond Borders Members Only Content

    International Insights
    Lisa Wolters-Broder

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