Table of Contents
Vol. 19, No. 2
New Safeguards In FOOD SAFETY
With the rising number of imported food products, taking a proactive approach to avoid contamination and costly recalls is more crucial than ever.
Growing Opportunities In Eastern Europe
With its diverse cultures and focus on business development, this region has become even more viable as a sourcing alternative.
An Appetite For Sustainability
Bon Appetit Management Company: Supply Management Professional Profile
Socially responsible purchasing and support for local farmers is always on the menu for Bon Appetit Management Company.
What Makes A Master?
Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
A recent study pinpoints the characteristics that helped today's leaders in the supply management field reach the top of our profession.
A Time For Reflection
Executive Access To The Chair
As a new year unfolds, I want to thank all of those people who made 2007 such a memorable year for me.
Lisa Martin, C.P.M.
Behind A Telecom Turnaround
Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
When the supply management operation of Royal KPN, a large Dutch telecommunications company, was restructured, quality increased while costs went down. The CPO who managed this project explains how it was done.
Willem van Oppen
Compliance Through Technology
Tapping Into ... Logistics — Streamlined Processes
Implementing a global trade management system enables organizations to achieve significant time and dollar savings during the movement of goods and services.
No More Pencils Or Books
Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decisionmaking Supply Manager
E-procurement is helping supply management professionals in higher education move beyond paperwork and into strategic positions in the organization.
Evergreen Customer Contracts
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
Lessons can be learned from a recent court case involving notification of contract modifications, both for you and your suppliers.
Jane K. Winn
Know When To Zip It Up
Ex Propriis: Contemplation and Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
Your coworker has confided in you that she plans to leave your organization, but now your boss may want to promote her. Should you say something to your boss, or keep your mouth shut?
Robert J. Hairston, C.P.M.
Information Technology Update
CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
This column highlights the key findings of the CAPS Research 2007 Market Basket Report concerning the IT category.
D. Steven Wade
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