Table of Contents
Vol. 19, No. 7
Round Up The Recruits
With the usual well for recruits running dry, organizations must drill deeper to find, recruit and retain leading supply management talent.
The Emotional Intelligence Factor
There's nothing to lose when developing personal and social skills; in fact, there is everything to gain!
Fundamental Best-In-Class Values
Continuous improvement drives new Best Business Practices pathways at Johnson Controls, Inc.
Take A Break
Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
If you are feeling listless and irritable, heed the warning signs and give yourself a few days off. Your personal performance may depend on it.
The Cornerstone For Excellence
Executive Access To The Board
If you want to create a best-in-class supply management operation, you must have the basic foundation of a robust business plan.
Talent Management Trade-Offs
Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
The critical requirements needed to fill high-level leadership positions in supply management have changed considerably in only a few years.
Carlos Garcia and William V. Fello
A Logistics Perfect Storm
Tapping Into ... Logistics Infrastructure — State Of The Nation
Supply management professionals must adapt to weather the increasingly complicated challenges concerning the United States' infrastructure.
Lee Buddress, Ph.D., C.P.M. and Michael E. Smith, Ph.D.
Procure-To-Pay Gains Steam
Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decision-making Supply Professional
A recent study finds that new P2P technologies can lead to improved process efficiency, spend visibility and much more.
The REACH Regulation
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
This European Union statute will ensure safer chemicals throughout the EU, but it does present a challenge to global sourcing.
Daniel E. Uyesato
The Unexpected Cold Call
Ex Propriis: Contemplation and Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
When a potential supplier who seems to fulfill your diversity goals calls you out of the blue, how would you react to this unexpected gift?
Ronald A. Hayes, C.P.M.
CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
In today's economic climate, it is more important than ever to accurately evaluate your organization's supply management operation. The research reports cited here can help you do that.
D. Steven Wade
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