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November 1999, Vol. 11, No. 10


  • In This Issue Members Only Content

    A hearty congratulations goes out from NAPM to those participating in the 1999 Member-Get-A-Member Campaign. With your help, the effort to have more purchasing and supply management professionals "get on board" has already been a success...and it's not over yet. There are still two months to go before this calendar year's contest officially comes to a close.

  • Mentoring: A Partnership Between Volunteers Members Only Content

    Have you ever been mentored? Consider for a moment the following questions regarding important changes in your life. Has anyone provided an "aha!" experience that allowed you to pierce the core of meaning of some event, in someone, in something, or in yourself? Has anyone provided you with a quote that influenced your thinking or behavior, and that you sometimes repeat? Has anyone helped you recognize an aspect, an ability, or a talent of yours that, until then, had lain dormant and unrecognized?

  • Affiliate Support Members Only Content

    The NAPM Persons of the Year Awards are to honor members who go beyond the regular scope of work to make outstanding contributions to NAPM and the profession. The NAPM Persons of the Year Awards categories are:

  • Technology Members Only Content

    NAPM's online courses offer you the opportunity to learn more about purchasing and supply management-related topics and sharpen your Internet skills at the same time! This winter's online courses include:

  • C.P.M. and A.P.P. News Members Only Content

    Questions answered about the A.P.P./C.P.M. programs. Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions follow.

  • Liner Notes Members Only Content

    In a couple of weeks, you'll be receiving the latest member benefit from NAPM in your mailbox - NAPM InfoEdge. Beginning this month, you will receive a copy of NAPM's comprehensive, in-depth publication for purchasing and supply management professionals, NAPM InfoEdge, four times a year. Previously available only by subscription, NAPM InfoEdge focuses on the latest business and purchasing-related topics relevant to supply management professionals of organizations of all sizes and sectors. Each issue examines one topic from different viewpoints, with an emphasis on graphic aids and practical tools. Look for the first membership-benefit issue, which will discuss making the most of enterprise integration, to arrive in mid-November.

  • Board of Directors Update Members Only Content

    The 1999-2000 Board of Directors met on August 20, 1999, in Phoenix, Arizona. Highlights from the meeting included the following:

  • Reminders Members Only Content

    NAPM Headquarters will close on November 25-26, 1999, for the Thanksgiving holiday, as well as December 24, 1999-January 3, 2000. Any telephone messages left during these dates will be returned as soon as possible during the week NAPM staff returns.

  • Reminders Members Only Content

    NAPM Headquarters will close on November 25-26, 1999, for the Thanksgiving holiday, as well as December 24, 1999-January 3, 2000. Any telephone messages left during these dates will be returned as soon as possible during the week NAPM staff returns.