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Vol. 23, No. 3
April 2012


    Honoring Today's Leaders in Supply Management Excellence Members Only Content

    This special section commemorates this year's winners and showcases their winning innovations.

  • Transparency Runs Deep Members Only Content

    An innovative visibility tool at IBM is capturing, aggregating and displaying multitier supply and demand information for all parts from all suppliers.
    John Yuva

  • Building a Resilient Supply Chain Members Only Content

    An earthquake, tsunami, flood and financial crisis put Cisco Systems' supply chain resiliency processes to the test.
    Mary Siegfried

  • Centralizing Procurement at a Nonprofit Members Only Content

    The Supply Chain and Real Estate Management Team at the American Red Cross plays a significant role to ensure the organization continues its mission.
    Lisa Arnseth

  • Making the Old Like New Again Members Only Content

    A waste reduction program evolves into a long-term strategy, freeing up cash flow and reducing costs while meeting customer demand for refurbished mobile phones.
    Lisa Arnseth

    The Necessity of Character Members Only Content

    Despite the differences in environment, supply management professionals can learn from combat leaders.
    Peter Jennings

    Vietnam's Supply Funnel Members Only Content

    Despite its potential, Vietnam's future as a sourcing and manufacturing hub is clouded by weak infrastructure and a workforce that is still developing solid business skills.
    George T. Haley, Ph.D.


  • 2012 Award Winners Members Only Content

    From the Editor-in-Chief
    ISM is pleased to announce the winners of the Institute for Supply Management™ — Michigan State University Awards for Excellence in Supply Management.
    Terri Tracey, CAE, Editor-in-Chief

  • Becoming Thought-Leaders Members Only Content

    Executive Access to the Chair
    We must focus on remaining relevant and forward-looking, both as individuals and as organizations.
    Sidney Johnson, CPSM

  • Managing Millennials Members Only Content

    Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
    Look beyond the criticism of Generation Y and learn how to successfully manage the workforce of the future.
    Jackie Sturm

  • Remove Complexity in IT Decisions Members Only Content

    Tapping Into ... Supply Management Issues and Trends
    When considering a new technology investment, supply managers should know the risks and rewards.
    Chad W. Autry, Ph.D. and Randy V. Bradley, Ph.D.

  • The Organic Supply Chain Members Only Content

    Sustainability: Responsible Supply Management
    The sourcing and verification of organic ingredients brings new challenges to supply chain management to ensure products are certified, safe and compliant with standards.
    Gwendolyn Wyard

  • Managing Commodity Risk Members Only Content

    CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
    Companies score their level of risk management around commodity pricing and availability, with some surprising results.
    CAPS Research

  • Take Action on Input Members Only Content

    Personal Connections: Work. Life. Balance.
    By encouraging and promptly managing employee suggestions and input, managers can make the most of a company's most important asset.
    Shawn Casemore


  • Just in Time -- April 2012

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  • ISM News -- April 2012

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  • Beyond Borders Members Only Content

    International Insights
    Lisa Wolters-Broder

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