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Vol. 19, No. 11
November 2008


    Become a Better Customer to Your Suppliers Members Only Content

    Advancing supplier relationships is critical in today's economic climate. Best-in-class supply management organizations continue to work collaboratively with their suppliers to improve their relationships.
    Robert J. Engel, C.P.M.

  • Manage VIRTUAL TEAMS Successfully Members Only Content

    Accomplishing today's corporate goals and initiatives requires a global effort and an understanding of human tendencies.
    John Yuva

  • The Right People With the Right Skills Members Only Content

    IBM Supply Management Professional Profile
    With ideas borrowed from supply chain management, IBM develops an integrated process to find resources to fill strategic positions as the company expands worldwide.
    Mary Siegfried


  • ISM Board Works for You Members Only Content

    Executive Access to the Chair
    There is a terrific opportunity in the future to use the latest technologies to improve communication and business processes among both staff and suppliers.
    Lisa Martin, C.P.M.

  • Marketing Sustainability Members Only Content

    Out in Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Communicating your organization's sustainability program to all key stakeholders can be a challenge, especially for international organizations. These suggestions should help you map out a plan that works.
    Stephen R. Bernard and Robert E. Boyle

  • Manufacturing's Labor Crisis Members Only Content

    Tapping Into ... Workforce Management — Retooling for the Future
    The manufacturing industry is facing a significant talent shortfall, the scope of which we are only now beginning to understand.
    Tim Hanley and Tom Morrison

  • Uncover Savings Opportunities Members Only Content

    Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decision-Making Supply Manager
    Spend analysis and optimization are more than one-time events to cut costs; they provide a framework that must be executed on an ongoing basis.
    Ashok Santhanam

  • Are You E-Discovery Ready? Members Only Content

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    It pays to be proactive with digitally stored electronic information in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
    Rick Dales

  • Set Up a Successful Hiring Process Members Only Content

    Ex Propriis: Contemplation And Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
    Having a rigorous, well-conceived hiring process in place my help your supply management organization more easily match the right candidate with the appropriate job.
    Stephen R. Guth, Esq., C.P.M., CTPE, CCCM


  • Lean Implementation Members Only Content

    CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
    Many organizations strive to eliminate waste throughout their supply chains, and using certain metrics can make it easier to meet this objective.
    George A. Zsidisin, Ph.D., C.P.M.

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