2006 Inside Supply Management Article Index
Term selected: Risk 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.
Over the last several years, supply management has emerged as the lifeline in many companies. With one of its primary functions to oversee the delivery of companies' products, the issue of brand reputation rests squarely on supply management's shoulders. Thus, preventing any incidents that may cause supply chain disruptions is critical. Consider the magnitude of this task for a multinational company with a customer base of more than 170 countries. For Theo Fletcher, vice president of import compliance and supply chain security for IBM in New York, that very task is part of his daily responsibility.
Ex Propriis: Contemplation and Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
What would you do if you learned one of your top potential suppliers was also a top customer of your organization?
In today’s marketplace where global partnerships abound, non-disclosure agreements are an important component of the arsenal for protecting intellectual property.
Are your company's employees aware of your key assets? Not knowing who knows what may cost companies millions of dollars per year.
By examining supply chain interdependencies and identifying areas with potential high-risk exposure, companies can formulate global risk mitigation strategies.
Tapping Into ... Knowledge Management Leveraging Relationships
Many companies see the maturing workforce not as a human-resource issue but as an operational issue that can leave them exposed to significant business risk.
Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decisionmaking Supply Manager
If not properly managed, the flexibility Wi-Fi offers roaming employees could expose a weak spot in company security. Learn what factors to consider when purchasing new subscription plans, setting up company policy and investing in equipment on behalf of your organization.