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Vol. 19, No. 1
January 2008


  • Conversations That Matter Members Only Content

    Today's workforce is composed of four generations who, historically, have been better at misunderstanding each other than working together. But well-organized mentoring programs such as the ones mentioned here can change that.
    Helen Eckmann and Sarah Frauenzimmer

  • A New Method For Evaluating Outsourcing Members Only Content

    Using the spreadsheet-based Decision Support Model can be an effective way to analyze where to place your international bases.
    Asutosh Pathak, Todd Kowalewski and John M. McKeller

    Transforming Supplier Relationships Members Only Content

    Supply Management Professional Profile: Rolls-Royce North America
    At Rolls-Royce North America, an organizational shift is the driving force behind an innovative new journey to engage its supply chain.
    Mary Siegfried


  • Organize Your Worklife Members Only Content

    Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
    A leading expert on corporate organization offers a few practical suggestions that all of us can follow as we begin a new year.
    Michael Schwanz

  • Private Equity Engages Profession Members Only Content

    Executive Access To The Board
    Supply management executives are increasingly in demand among private equity firms, as they possess critical capabilities in global sourcing, lean manufacturing and supplier management optimization.
    Aaron D. Dent

  • Supplier Measurement Systems Members Only Content

    Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Supply executives should take the initiative in developing a plan, in conjunction with their organizations' accounting departments, that can measure both the hard and soft skills needed for long-term success.
    Shannon Rehm

  • The Value Of Minority Businesses Members Only Content

    Tapping Into ... Social Responsibility — Business Growth
    Besides reinforcing an organization's commitment to social responsibility, working with minority businesses makes good economic sense, as well.
    Roger A. Clay Jr.

  • Does E-Auction Design Matter? Members Only Content

    Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decisionmaking Supply Manager
    Electronic reverse auctions are becoming more sophisticated, and supply executives now have several viable choices if they elect to use them.
    Alan Buxton

  • Deflect Serious Liabilities Members Only Content

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    With proper maintenance and care, your Web site can provide a valuable legal default for your supply management organization.
    Allen L. Anderson

  • Relationships And Sourcing Decisions Members Only Content

    Ex Propriis: Contemplation And Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
    Regardless of who in your organization is involved in the process of selecting a supplier, an impartial and fair process is what matters most, especially if a personal friendship is involved.
    Michael A. Massetti


  • Shared Services Center Model Members Only Content

    CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
    With this process, several functions can be grouped under one leader to reduce costs and create opportunities for synergies between the business support processes.
    Anna E. Flynn

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