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Vol. 17, No. 6
June 2006


  • Pinnacle of the Profession Members Only Content

    Special Section
    ISM recognizes outstanding achievements in supply management.

  • A Luminary Career Members Only Content

    Dedication to his profession has made this year's J. Shipman Medalist an admired role model
    Jean McHale

  • Accelerating Procurement Capabilities Members Only Content

    Committed to skills development, BP transforms its procurement department with a focused, team-based initiative.
    John Yuva

  • Consolidating Global Procurement Members Only Content

    New global savings opportunities resulting from a six-year process to transform a decentralized procurement organization was worth the time invested.
    Jill Schildhouse

  • Odd Couple Members Only Content

    Pairing sourcing with legal produces positive results.
    Mary Siegfried

  • Changing Directions Members Only Content

    Early strategic involvement efforts pay off.
    Mary Siegfried

  • Empowering End Users Members Only Content

    Sourcing wizard frees up staff and is cost-effective for customers.
    Mary Siegfried

  • The Next E-Step Members Only Content

    Taking online strategy to a higher level.
    Mary Siegfried


  • Tools of the Trade Members Only Content

    Conference provided a great venue for training, interaction and supply management meeting of minds.
    Amalia Lopez

  • Educated, to a Degree Members Only Content

    Executive Access: To the CEO
    Academics and education — it is important to understand the role each plays in our profession.
    Paul Novak, C.P.M., A.P.P.

  • Following Your Lead Members Only Content

    Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Your efforts as an effective leader are assessed by how well your leadership qualities live on tomorrow in those you supervise and teach today.
    Sarmento Silva, C.P.M.

  • Grow the Onion! Members Only Content

    Tapping Into ... Cost Management — Layers of Opportunity
    Stop peeling back. Instead, deliver a strategic cost management strategy for each layer of your organization to create better performance throughout.
    Joseph L. Cavinato, Ph.D., C.P.M.

  • Enterprise Dashboards Members Only Content

    Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decisionmaking Supply Manager
    Many technologies exist to help supply managers make the critical decisions they are faced with daily. Dashboards are one such option that offer real-time monitoring of key performance indicators through graphically displayed charts. Find out if this data solution is a step in the right direction for your organization.
    Tom O'Dea

  • Passage of Title Members Only Content

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    While passage of title and transfer of risk of loss usually occur simultaneously, there are several valid reasons for deviating from this usual arrangement. Knowledgeable supply managers understand when and how the transfer should take place to best serve their company's individual needs.
    Richard W. Pearse, J.D., MA

  • Caught in the Middle Members Only Content

    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?
    Kevin J. Williams, C.P.M.


  • Five Years Out Members Only Content

    CAPS: Supply Management's Leading-Edge Research
    A major study starts examining several predictions about the supply management function. Today's leaders forecast what will be in store by 2011.
    Roberta J. Duffy

ISM Report On Business®

  • 71st Semiannual Economic Forecast

    Economic growth in the United States will continue in the second half of 2006, say the nation's purchasing and supply management executives in their spring 2006 Semiannual Economic Forecast.

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