Table of Contents
Vol. 6, No. 2
Supplier Selection: Making the Case for a Level Playing Field
Over time, everyone gets comfortable with certain suppliers — whether it's internal business units or supply chain partners. Yet, fostering objectivity in supplier selection has surprising business benefits (even for the supply base).
John A. Martino
How to Evaluate a Supplier's Financial Health
Adhering to a five-step process offers a revealing look at a supplier's financial ratios — and lends the findings some context.
CAREER ROI: Advice From Senior Leaders
Your career will be what you make of it, so have respect for others and yourself in order to achieve your goals.
Jill Bossi, C.P.M.
Sustainability & Social Responsibility
Perception Versus Reality
A study shows how companies are integrating sustainability into their missions and brands, and outlines five corresponding best practices for leadership.
Research & Surveys
Creating Opportunities for Talented Practitioners
According to a CAPS Research benchmarking report, many companies are experiencing a lack of qualified supply management job candidates and are beginning to consider talent management as a viable business strategy.
Striving for Negotiation Excellence
Around the World
Business Etiquette Tips: Taiwan