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Vol. 18, No. 5
Succeeding in A Dynamic World
"Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future."
— NIELS BOHR
In this special report, we share the results of a comprehensive survey concerning expected industry trends in the next few years.
Compiled by CAPS Research, A.T. Kearney and Institute for Supply Management™
Where We Ended Up
Looking back on a decade of supply management trends, it’s clear why some were more prevalent, but that doesn’t make the others any less important.
ISM's 2007 Salary Survey
Overall, compensation in most categories within the industry continues to escalate at a healthy rate.
How Well Is Your Supply Chain Protected?
Supply Management Professional Profile
The question is not if it will happen, but when will it happen?
You Are Not Alone
A recent international summit in Bath, England, brought together executives from more than 30 supply management associations from around the world. Their members share many of the same challenges that you do.
Strategic Resilience a Plus
Executive Access to the Chair
Today's supply managers are in a position to analyze risks and develop flexible strategies during these ever-changing times.
Lisa Martin, C.P.M.
A "Me-First" Campaign Pays Off
Out in Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
Collaboration strategies with key suppliers in the plant engineering industry allowed one company to overcome severe shortages in materials.
Yeong Tae Jo
Change Starts at Home
Tapping Into ... COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT — Strengthen the Domestic Front
As U.S. companies look to the future, they first need to focus on the challenges and changes taking place in their own backyards.
Tech and the Project Economy
Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decisionmaking Supply Manager
In today's economy, where projects are an integral part of business innovation, technology is the bridge between innovators.
Predatory Purchasing: Part 2
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
The Supreme Court clarifies the law on predatory bidding and subsequently makes it more difficult for future plaintiffs to claim violation of antitrust laws by competitors.
Anthony A. Dean
Bridge the Generation Gap
Ex Propriis: Contemplation and Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
Creating a work environment that balances the needs of both baby boomers and Generation Xers may boost your supply group’s effectiveness.
CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
These reports are useful tools for measuring your department performance in many areas, and then comparing it to that of your competitors.
D. Steven Wade
ISM Report On Business®
Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing ISM Report on Business®
Highlights of the Monthly Report on Business® Releases - April 2007 Data.
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