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.
and Harlen Pyle
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
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.
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.
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