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Article Index - Results

2007 Inside Supply Management Article Index
Term selected: Supplier Management And Relationships

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 "Me-First" Campaign Pays Off Members Only Content
    Yeong Tae Jo, May, Vol. 18, No. 5, p. 10.

    Out in Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Collaboration strategies with key suppliers in the plant engineering industry allowed one company to overcome severe shortages in materials.

  • An Invitation Too Good To Turn Down Members Only Content
    Ernest G. Gabbard, C.P.M., November, Vol. 18, No. 11, p. 40.

    Ex Propriis: Contemplation And Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
    Hitching a ride on your supplier's jet to their all-expenses-paid conference sounds glamorous, but what might this rock-star treatment really "cost" you, ethically speaking?

  • Building Relationships Members Only Content
    Ernest G. Gabbard, J.D., C.P.M., CPCM, April, Vol. 18, No. 4, p. 12.

    Tapping Into ... Strategic Alliances — Critical Elements
    The challenges of today's supply market create the need for supply management to establish strategic alliances with key suppliers. Learn the elements critical to forming such an alliance and the pitfalls to avoid.

  • Cultivate Supplier Relationships Members Only Content
    Robert J. Engel, November, Vol. 18, No. 11, p. 28.

    In today's competitive environment, developing strategic alliances with key partners is more important than ever.

  • Manage Conflict-Of-Interest Issues Members Only Content
    Robert Handfield and David Baumer, October, Vol. 18, No. 10, p. 26.

    Communication, training and periodic review can improve the handling of ethical challenges, both inside the organization and with external suppliers.

  • The Collaborative Journey Members Only Content
    Ronald D. Schnur, September, Vol. 18, No. 9, p. 12.

    Tapping Into ... Supplier Relationships — Management
    Walking up and down your supply chain to get a hands-on understanding of how it works will add sustainable value to all supplier relationships.

  • Treat Suppliers Like Employees Members Only Content
    Scott Wilkerson, August, Vol. 18, No. 8, p. 10.

    Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Most large companies have a formal process for training and developing their staff. Doing a similar thing with your key suppliers can work wonders.

  • When Your Supplier Is Bought Out Members Only Content
    Robert J. Hairston, C.P.M., June, Vol. 18, No. 6, p. 48.

    Ex Propriis: Contemplation And Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
    When a competitor buys your supplier, what can you do to make sure the relationship still benefits the needs of your own organization?