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Nominations for John H. Hoagland Award Accepted August 1 to September 30, 2012

FOR RELEASE: August 15, 2012

(Tempe, AZ) — Institute for Supply Management's™ (ISM) Educational Resources Committee is accepting nominations for the John H. Hoagland Award, now through September 30, 2012. Faculty, supply management practitioners and other professionals who have made distinguished contributions to the field of supply management are eligible to be nominated for the award.

Created in 2010, the John H. Hoagland Award recognizes and honors the contributions of outstanding academics and practitioners in supply management. Professor Hoagland taught supply management from 1952 to 1990 at Michigan State University to undergraduate, graduate and executive students. As one of the first academics in the field of purchasing and operations, he was instrumental in training doctoral students who would later deliver courses in purchasing at universities and colleges around the world. He also made strong contributions in research, focusing on business surveys to study leading economic indicators and business trends.

Detailed nomination criteria and requirements for the Hoagland award, as well as information on past recipients is located on the ISM website in the Education & Training section. Select Academic/Student Opportunities and follow the link to the Supply Management Academic Community Home Page.

Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the first supply management institute in the world. Founded in 1915, ISM exists to lead and serve the supply management profession and is a highly influential and respected association in the global marketplace. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM maintains a strong global influence among individuals and organizations. ISM is a not-for-profit educational association that serves professionals with an interest in supply management who live and work in more than 80 countries. ISM offers the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®), Certified in Supply Management™ (CSM™) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD™) qualifications, and is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).

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