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Article Index - Results

1995 NAPM Insights Article Index
Term selected: Management

A valuable reference tool, the Article Index is a comprehensive list of articles that have appeared in Inside Supply Management® (formerly Purchasing Today® and NAPM Insights®) magazine. Articles are organized by subject for easy locating and study.

  • A Recipe for Change
    William H. Seeger, C.P.M., March, Vol. 6, No. 3, p. 6. (Exam Alert: )

    This article is not available online.

  • Beyond Reengineering: Developing the Extended Enterprise Members Only Content
    Thomas T. Stallkamp, February, Vol. 6, No. 2, p. 76.

    Beyond reengineering, Chrysler has focused on building and developing each of our suppliers into what we call our extended enterprise.

  • Building Better Performance Measurements Members Only Content
    Michael A. McGinnis, D.B.A., C.P.M., May, Vol. 6, No. 5, p. 50. (Exam Alert: )

    A major issue facing purchasers in the 1990s is that of developing performance-measurement systems that are relevant to their business environment. Historically, the evaluation of purchasing performance has focused on internal efficiency measures such as number of purchase orders processed per employee, cost per purchase order processed, and dollars purchased per purchaser. However, today's competitive environment requires a reassessment of how we measure purchasing performance.

  • Communicate Your Way to Success Members Only Content
    Phil Kline, April, Vol. 6, No. 4, p. 65. (Exam Alert: )

    Successful purchasers ask customers the right questions, welcome feedback, and, if possible, effect change.

  • Cultivating the Leader Within Members Only Content
    Constance Cushman, J.D., C.P.M., April, Vol. 6, No. 4, p. 6.

    Would you like to improve and increase your leadership skills? Here are some resources.

  • Defining Change Management
    Julie Murphree, March, Vol. 6, No. 3, p. 55.

    This article is not available online.

  • Developing Employee Incentives on a Budget Members Only Content
    Jerry M. Eisen, Ph.D., CMC, January, Vol. 6, No. 1, p. 5.

    There are ways to reward your employees without spending a fortune. Simple techniques can suggest a sincere thanks.

  • Encouraging Leadership Members Only Content
    Richard D. Scharff, April, Vol. 6, No. 4, p. 16. (Exam Alert: )

    Are your staff members a group of leaders-in-training? Use your helping hands to guide their potential.

  • Going Beyond Satisfaction to Delight
    JoAnna Brandi, December, Vol. 6, No. 12, p. 4.

    This article is not available online.

  • How To Fail Members Only Content
    Stephanie King, February, Vol. 6, No. 2, p. 50.

    To succeed at reengineering, purchasers must first understand the 10 sure ways to fail.

  • Impressing the CEO Members Only Content
    Margaret A. Strom, C.P.M., July, Vol. 6, No. 7, p. 25.

    Consider this scenario. Jack Smith, purchasing manager at XYZ Company, wanted to let his organization's CEO know about the success of his department. He compiled a 20-page report detailing every possible cost-savings and cost-avoidance opportunity realized by his staff.

  • In Pursuit of Excellence Members Only Content
    Charles T. Davis, C.P.M., December, Vol. 6, No. 12, p. 10. (Exam Alert: )

    Here are some pointers to help raise your employees' standards of excellence.

  • Managing and Leading Members Only Content
    Chris Chen, April, Vol. 6, No. 4, p. 5. (Exam Alert: )

    Develop both the leader and manager within yourself, and you'll be ready for almost any work situation.

  • Motivating the Unmotivated Members Only Content
    Paul M. Sanchez, April, Vol. 6, No. 4, p. 13. (Exam Alert: )

    Push start your sluggish employees using the following suggestions.

  • Overcoming Constraints Members Only Content
    D. Diane Brown, C.P.M., CFPIM, October, Vol. 6, No. 10, p. 9. (Exam Alert: )

    One main advantage of TOC is that it focuses attention on continuous process improvement.

  • Public Purchasers Deliver Results Members Only Content
    Carla S. Lallatin, C.P.M., CPPO, December, Vol. 6, No. 12, p. 17.

    State and local government customer satisfaction initiatives represent significant steps in bringing public purchasing into the 21st century.

  • Reengineering Qs and As Members Only Content
    R. Michael Donovan, February, Vol. 6, No. 2, p. 18.

    Evaluating whether you should reengineer? Ask yourself some questions to help make the decision.

  • Reengineering in Action Members Only Content
    Cherish Karoway and Phyllis A. Dunn, February, Vol. 6, No. 2, p. 37.

    Though reengineering efforts are generally companywide, many organizations initiate the efforts at the purchasing level.

  • Setting Employee Standards Members Only Content
    Richard L. Mooney, C.P.M., May, Vol. 6, No. 5, p. 18. (Exam Alert: )

    One of the myths of management is that supervisors can control their staffs' performance. In reality, staff performance is controlled by the individual employees using a process most of us call "self-control."

  • Setting the Stage for New Performance Evaluations Members Only Content
    Richard Mayhew, May, Vol. 6, No. 5, p. 20. (Exam Alert: )

    Flattened organizations, team-based departments, and dramatic, fast-paced change are all signs that the traditional employee-manager relationship is changing rapidly. So where does the traditional once-a-year "manager-tells-you-how-you've-done" performance review stand?

  • Strategic Leaders for Today Members Only Content
    Jill Miller, April, Vol. 6, No. 4, p. 34.

    Purchasers at four of the fastest-growing small companies in the United States discuss strategic leadership.

  • Strategically Handling Risk
    Ronald S. Leiffer, December, Vol. 6, No. 12, p. 38.

    This article is not available online.

  • The "How" of Process Mapping Members Only Content
    Zachary J. Meyer, February, Vol. 6, No. 2, p. 7.

    Here's a step-by-step guide to the first task when reengineering.

  • The Constant of Change
    John Sheppard, C.P.M., March, Vol. 6, No. 3, p. 68.

    This article is not available online.

  • The Power of Goal Coordination Members Only Content
    Bruce J. Wright, May, Vol. 6, No. 5, p. 37. (Exam Alert: )

    It's been years since author Peter Drucker said, "Where goals and objectives are absent, there is an absence of progress and success." In the years since such advice was offered, the world has undergone tremendous change.

  • The Time-Management Checklist
    Kenneth H. Killen, Ph.D., C.P.M., March, Vol. 6, No. 3, p. 5.

    This article is not available online.

  • Winning the Game of Change
    Richard J. Leider and David A. Shapiro, March, Vol. 6, No. 3, p. 21.

    This article is not available online.

  • Writing Winning Resumes Members Only Content
    Buck Joseph, Ed.D., December, Vol. 6, No. 12, p. 9.

    Looking for a job? Remember that your resume acts as your extended "calling card."

  • You & Company Members Only Content
    Julie Murphree, November, Vol. 6, No. 11, p. 40.

    Two years ago, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the ratio of permanently terminated workers to temporarily laid off was 4-to-1. The message? Fewer lost jobs will come back; they're permanently gone.