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Vol. 22, No. 8
October/November 2011


  • Protecting the Company's Brand Members Only Content

    Through brand-centric supply management, supply managers protect and manage one of their company's most important assets.
    Larry C. Giunipero, Ph.D., CPSM, CPSD, C.P.M.

  • Finding the Push-Pull Balance Members Only Content

    Using a pull strategy in the supply chain to respond to customer demand comes with several challenges, but a combination of pull and push strategies can be highly effective.
    Lisa Arnseth

  • Are You Prepared for a Pandemic? Members Only Content

    Pandemic planning should be on every business's radar because a severe influenza outbreak could impact the global economy.
    Mary Siegfried

  • Turn a Commodity Strategy Into a Competitive Advantage Members Only Content

    Know your requirements and the capabilities of your value chain to find competitive advantages when creating an effective commodity strategy.
    Justin M. Reaume

    Supplying the Golden Arches Members Only Content

    McDonald's is known for the consistent quality of its menu items, from burgers to coffee, and the supply management team incorporates supplier diversity into everything it does to achieve that goal.
    Lisa Arnseth

    Keys to Effective Supplier Segmentation Members Only Content

    Determine the appropriate levels of engagement and resource commitment for success with each segment of the supply base.
    Vince Scacchitti

    Taking The Lead Members Only Content

    A procurement engineer can help business units achieve goals by following solid supply management practices.
    Glenn Champagne

    Finding the Dollars in the Haystack Members Only Content

    Five best practices for statement auditing can help uncover financial anomalies by examining a large percentage of the supply base.
    Henry Ijams

    Flex Your Negotiating Muscle Members Only Content

    When negotiations hit a roadblock, a top-level executive may be needed to clear the path to an agreement.
    Wendy M. Robinson and Kevin Harkness


  • Diversity in the Supply Chain Members Only Content

    From the Editor-in-Chief
    McDonald's has a very clear, strategic focus on diversity, and uses it to guide its supplier selection and management decisions.
    Terri Tracey, CAE, Editor-in-Chief

  • ISM Is Moving Forward Members Only Content

    Executive Access to the CEO
    ISM is making changes in leadership, and announcing a brand-new supply management certification.
    Paul Novak, CPSM, C.P.M., A.P.P., MCIPS

  • A Great Vision Isn't Enough Members Only Content

    Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Create and refine your strategic sourcing roadmaps to assure you can obtain the vision.
    Elizabeth Zucker

  • Leveraging RFID Members Only Content

    Tapping Into ... Supply Management Issues and Trends
    The use of RFID continues to grow, but its full potential to add value to the supply chain has not yet been tapped.
    Justin Patton

  • Trafficking in Supply Chains Members Only Content

    Sustainability: Responsible Supply Management
    The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act presents a new legislative priority for state and federal legislators.
    Sarah A. Altschuller

  • Talent Issues Arise Once More Members Only Content

    CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
    Now that business is rebounding, supply professionals once again face the familiar challenges of developing and managing talent in a global, diverse work force.
    Roberta J. Jennings

  • The Value of Taking Time Off Members Only Content

    Personal Connections: Work. Life. Balance.
    A sabbatical can bring a busy supply management executive enhanced productivity and creativity — and help retain good employees.
    Catherine Allen


  • Just in Time -- October/November 2011

    This article is not available online.

  • ISM News -- October/November 2011

    This article is not available online.

  • Beyond Borders Members Only Content

    International Insights
    Lisa Wolters-Broder

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