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Vol. 19, No. 4
April 2008


    Travel Smart, Travel Safe Members Only Content

    A new kind of business risk means supply management professionals on the road need to take more precautions to protect themselves.
    Robert Siciliano

  • Listen To Tomorrow's Leaders Today Members Only Content

    To be an outstanding manager, it's helpful that you relate to all your staff, including the newest generation to enter the supply management profession. In this article, we provide viewpoints from some promising newcomers.
    Carma Spence-Pothitt

  • Dare To Lead Members Only Content

    By earning ISM's new CPSM qualification, you can upgrade your professional capabilities and set a higher standard for all your staff to follow.
    Lisa Cooling


  • How Fitness Enhances Leadership Members Only Content

    Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
    Research compiled by a Colorado organization shows that top-level executives who exercise regularly score higher on many key traits associated with excellent leaders.
    Michael Schwanz

  • Keys To Finding Talent Members Only Content

    Executive Access To The Board
    The strategies outlined here will help you find, hire, manage and retain the best people for your organization.
    Shelley Stewart, Jr.

  • A Successful Extended Enterprise Members Only Content

    Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    A change to lean principles a decade ago has paid off handsomely for one big aerospace company.
    Bobbie Sansevero and Connie Gunther

  • Reduce Costs Through Training Members Only Content

    Tapping Into ... Training — Making The Case
    Whether you're a seasoned executive or still climbing the ranks, supply management training is essential to staying ahead in the profession.
    Patrick Penfield, C.P.M., CFPIM, CIRM

  • Firewalls And Intrusion Detection Members Only Content

    Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decision-making Supply Professional
    New systems promise to detect and prevent malicious parties from accessing your valuable data. What is the best option to secure your organization's network?
    Anthony M. Townsend and Andy Luse

  • Sharing Sensitive Information Members Only Content

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    The information that follows should help you construct an equitable contract governing the exchange of sensitive information among supply chain partners.
    Jane K. Winn

  • Give Them An Opening Members Only Content

    Ex Propriis: Contemplation And Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
    The best and quickest way to gain your new staff's trust and acceptance may be as easy as taking the time to sit down and get to know them.
    Valerie Gryniewicz


  • Engaged In The Beginning Members Only Content

    CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
    A new research study examines the importance of supplier involvement and development in new product development — and how the buying organization can influence supplier performance.
    Roberta J. Duffy

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