Table of Contents
Vol. 5, No. 5
NEW - Supplemental Article
Social Media Meets Supply Chain Management
Like it or not, social media is here to stay. To maximize its use, companies must more effectively use, manage and control their supply managers' online activities.
Diane Denslow, MBA, CBA
Get a Supplier Risk Management Initiative Going
The most effective programs are systematic, cross-functional, supplier-endorsed, accountable and fueled by financial data.
Get Noticed, Get the Job
Even the most seasoned professionals need to know the "order qualifiers" and "order winners" in the search for a new senior- or midlevel position.
How to Do Great (Not Just Good) Homework, Pre-Negotiation
Three advanced strategies can help you walk away from the table with the best possible outcome for your organization.
Advice From the C-Suite
As one healthcare sourcing executive has learned, going against the grain of conventional career wisdom is, at times, the best option — and delivers the most successful outcomes.
Sustainability & Social Responsibility
The Journey Toward Sustainability Awareness
Incorporating sustainability into the organizational mind-set — from the corner offices through all levels of the supply chain — is a priority for an international provider of water and wastewater services. Here's how they're making it happen.
Edwin Piñero and Kari Koch
Research & Surveys
Supply Chain Top 25: 2012
Gartner researchers say three common denominators emerged among the companies on the esteemed list: continued focus on supply chain resiliency, simplification and "multilocal" operations.
Around the World
Business Etiquette Tips: United States of America
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