Table of Contents
Vol. 17, No. 10
What Lies Beyond
As professionals and analysts look to the future, many believe that offshoring of services will continue to grow in coming years.
Supply Is Where It's At
For the first time, supply professionals are taking the initiative of identifying projects and laying business plans that extend across the entire organization or supply chain.
Joseph L. Cavinato, Ph.D., C.P.M.
Reveal The Leader Within
Supply Management: Professional Profile
Whether or not your title carries the word "manager," you have the ability to use your influence, morals, principles and authority to lead others to success.
A Working Relationship
Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
Instead of just approaching the "usual suspects," a little extra effort to find a minority- and women-owned business enterprise supplier paid off for ISM.
Can You Relate?
Executive Access to the Chair
Lack of a vision for supplier relationship management is a major barrier to successful implementation of these practices.
Theresa Metty, C.P.M.
Where in the World?
Out in Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
To reduce costs and maximize value when offshoring, a key to success lies in selecting the right projects.
Tony Noe, C.P.M., A.P.P., CIRM
Sizing Up Suppliers
Tapping Into ... Supplier Relationships
As the world of supply management evolves, relationships with suppliers must do the same. By exploring different aspects of your suppliers, you will be able to better evaluate how the relationship is affecting your bottomline.
Lisanne C. Bogle, C.P.M.
The Fab Four Technologies
Tech-Know: Tech Issues For The Decisionmaking Supply Manager
Supply managers now have four key innovator technologies to consider implementing into their own companies.
CISG Importance Grows
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
The increasing significance of the CISG to supply management professionals is becoming more apparent in our global business environment.
Michael L. O'Shaughnessy
How Do You Forget What You Know?
Ex Propriis: Contemplation and Thoughts (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
When you move on to a new employer, how do you let go of some of the things you know from past personal experience, especially those that might be considered intellectual property?
At Your Service
CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
Two large service firms provide examples of good/best practices for supply management activities in recent CAPS Research publications.
Roberta J. Duffy