Table of Contents
Vol. 17, No. 11
Change Is Constant
Supply Management: Professional Profile
In today's world where value is an expectation, companies must view their suppliers as partners working together in an integrated network to deliver capabilities and products to the consumer.
John Yuva and Fariborz Ghadar, Ph.D.
The Plan to Succeed
A succession plan is a living document that requires careful thought and proactive planning in order to make a positive impact on your organization.
An Island of Opportunity
In Singapore, industry and trade fit together like gears in a watch with each in synch with the other.
Endless Possibilities - October 2006
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Executive Access to the Chair
Giving procurement opportunities to small and mid-sized businesses is vital to the health of local economies.
Barbara B. Lang
Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
An industry group is identifying best practices in public sector initiatives and spreading the word on lessons learned.
Mind the Gap
Tapping Into ... Managing Suppliers
Collaborative sourcing and supplier relationship management software may both have a place in your organization, but it's not the same place. They are two distinct approaches to managing suppliers. In order to reap the benefits of both, mind the gap know when to keep them apart and how to bring them together.
Sending IT Out
Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decisionmaking Supply Manager
Your supply management department has the power to make the outsourcing of IT successful. Learn how to manage all the key elements of your involvement with this project.
Lee Ann Moore
Letters of Intent
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
Widely used in supply management, a Letter of Intent is used to signal serious intent to carry out certain business activities. Learn why you would want such a document, what protections should be included in this agreement and under what conditions you should sign a Letter of Intent.
Judi Coover, Esq.
Cost Savings or Lost Savings?
Ex Propriis: Contemplation and Thoughts (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
How can you make sure that your less tangible, but still valuable, cost savings don't fall straight through the bottomline and into obscurity?
CAPS Research Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
There are a number of global sourcing decision issues that must be addressed when low-cost-country sourcing opportunities arise.
D. Steven Wade
ISM Report On Business®
Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing ISM Report on Business®
Highlights of the Monthly Report On Business® Releases - October 2006 Data.