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Vol. 18, No. 2
February 2007


  • The Market-Driven Supply Chain Members Only Content

    "The forces of the market are just that: They are forces; they are like the wind and the tides; you ignore them at your peril. Find a way of ordering your life that is compatible with these forces, indeed which harnesses these forces to [your] benefit."

    — Arnold "Al" Harberger, professor emeritus, University of Chicago, speaking in Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy, a PBS series

    Mark L. Seaver

  • India & the Extended IT Enterprise Members Only Content

    The shift toward more strategic, higher-value IT offshoring is a significant next step in the evolution of the relationship between multinationals and their suppliers.
    Vineet Luthra

    Arming Executive Warriors Members Only Content

    Although "waging war" in corporate America is a common practice, how you do battle separates winners from losers.
    Jill Schildhouse


  • Open the Door to Opportunities Members Only Content

    Executive Access to the Chair
    Volunteering for ISM offers the chance to focus on professional development that could open the doorway to new and exciting career advancement.
    Lisa Martin, C.P.M.

  • Cannibals With Forks Members Only Content

    Out in Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    In today’s global marketplace, there's a case for a new kind of sustainability — the "triple bottom line."
    Dennis Gawlik

  • Negotiation Checklist (Part 2) Members Only Content

    Tapping Into ... Negotiations — More Than Facts and Figures
    With the right preparation, negotiators can mitigate the negative and leverage the positive for effective negotiation outcomes.
    Jim Mullen

  • The Technology Trifecta Members Only Content

    Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decisionmaking Supply Manager
    New technology initiatives bring about momentous change for the supply management industry — and aid the profession in its fight to contribute to the bottomline.
    Pat Byrne

  • Predatory Purchasing Members Only Content

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    When the U.S. Supreme Court hands down its decision in a key antitrust case, it could also further define legitimate competition.
    Anthony A. Dean

  • Overcoming Supplier Secrecy Members Only Content

    Ex Propriis: Contemplation and Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
    Patience and persistence may be the keys that you need in order to crack the code of secrecy when you’re dealing with some overseas suppliers.
    Timothy R. Fiore


  • Tightening the Screws Members Only Content

    CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
    In addition to any supplier- or customer-facing initiatives that bring value to a firm, operational processes are always ripe for analysis and improvement.
    Roberta J. Duffy

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