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Inside Supply Management Magazine Masthead

Table of Contents

Vol. 24, No. 2
March 2013

Features

  • COVER STORY
    Learn Today How to Be the Solution Tomorrow

    Take control of your professional development and career path by attending ISM's Annual International Supply Management Conference.
    John Yuva

  • Hitting The Talent Bull's-Eye Members Only Content

    As the hunt for qualified supply management talent continues, leaders are taking stock to determine if general or specialized business experience in each position is needed to reach strategic company imperatives.
    Lisa Arnseth

  • A Shift in Sourcing Strategies

    Supply management organizations are moving from a low-cost-country strategy to a best sourcing plan that focuses on value, total cost of ownership and a changing world.
    Mary Siegfried

  • SUPPLEMENTAL ARTICLE
    The Power of a Great Book Members Only Content

    Procurement and supply chain management leaders read a multitude of business books, but some stand out as especially inspirational. Here are some of the books that have made a lasting impact on executives.
    Lisa Arnseth

Columns

  • Invest in Yourself Members Only Content

    From the Editor
    Plan for your future career goals in supply chain management by committing to professional development opportunities.
    John Yuva, Editor

  • Learning Lessons Members Only Content

    Executive Access to the Board
    Procurement experiences can help expand your career beyond supply and into upper management.
    Jason Kwan, ISM Board Member

  • Build on Experiences and Values Members Only Content

    Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Gaining a variety of business experiences can build a solid foundation for supply management leadership.
    Mary Neff

  • Balance Risks in the Cloud Members Only Content

    Tapping Into … Supply Management Issues and Trends
    Supply managers need to carefully weigh the benefits and risks of cloud sourcing as they guide their company's implementation of the technology.
    Milton B. Whitfield

  • The Journey to a Zero-Waste Supply Chain

    Sustainability: Responsible Supply Management
    With a goal of sending as little material as possible to landfill, the zero-waste movement can bring bottom-line savings — or even profits — to sustainability initiatives.
    Holly Elmore

  • Managing Commodity Price and Supply Volatility Members Only Content

    CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
    While commodity volatility remains a supply challenge for many organizations, observations around risk assessment and risk mitigation can prove beneficial.
    Lutz Kaufmann, Ph.D. and Johan Rauer

  • Can Your Career Benefit From Executive Coaching?

    Personal Connections: Work. Life. Balance.
    Senior supply management leaders who commit time and effort to learning and enhancing their skills can make significant career strides with an executive coach.
    Tim Stratman

Departments

  • Just in Time -- March 2013 Members Only Content

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  • ISM News -- March 2013 Members Only Content

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  • Beyond Borders Members Only Content

    International Insights


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