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2008 International Conference Proceedings (May 2008)

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Business Continuity Training and Testing: Narrowing the Gaps

Supply Chain Business Continuity: Preparing to Survive the Next Disaster

How to Use Savvy Energy Procurement to Reduce Operating Costs Significantly

Boeing Supplier Strategy and Lean

Small Business Supply Management

Value Focused Relationships: The Key to Accessing Supplier Innovation

Making a Stronger Case for Supplier Diversity

Looming Issues in Logistics

Procurement Outsourcing & Blendshoring: Reaping the Benefits

Maximizing Your Value-Add: Conducting a Best-in-Class Market Analysis

Strategic Sourcing Plans Made Easier with a Take-Away Outline

Project 100. How To Save 100 Million Dollars. Really!

Strategies for Rewarding Your Best Suppliers in a Dynamic Supply Chain

Nurturing Supplier Diversity in the Fastest Growing Sectors of Small Business

Speak Like a CFO, and Get Senior Management's Attention

Are You the Weakest Link in Your Supply Chain?

Electronic Information and Supply Chain Document Retention Policies: Practical and Strategic Considerations

Supplier Relationship Management Maturity Model

Assessing Your Global Sourcing Strategy and Results

Supplier Management for Complex Outsourced Services: A Strategic Framework

Purchasing Success for the Service Sector: Using Lean & Six Sigma

Current Challenges in Global Sourcing

Gatorade/Graham "On-Site" Alliance

The Emergence of Women in Purchasing (I'm Not 6'2" And Worst Of All I'm A Girl)

Service Contracts – What is the Right Price?

Greening Your Supply Chain

Negotiating In a Global Environment: What You Need To Know

Avoiding Disputes When Winding Down A Supply Relationship

Supply Management in Global Operating Facilities: Sizing Up Your Global Suppliers

Solving the Puzzle: Bringing Visibility to Accountability

How to Balance "Green" with Getting the Green

Project Management for the Supply Professional

Shared Value Chain Cost Reduction Through Innovative Supplier Relationships

Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Low Cost Country Sourcing

How to Increase Profitability by Managing Surplus Assets

Build the ARCH to Reach Your Career Goals

Social Responsibilty: A Plan for the Growth of Socially Responsible Procurement

The Concept of Lean Business Practice

Creating a Purchased Price Index as a Key Performance Indicator

Supply Management in the Decade Ahead: Implementing Strategic Initiatives

Sourcing and Managing Marketing Agency Spend

Alliance Management (a.k.a. Supplier Relationship Management)

Finding the Gotchas in Equipment Leasing Before They Find You

Supplier Intelligence - Optimizing the Supplier Visit

Dealing with Information Overload: Tools and Techniques

Six-Step Approach to Capital Purchases

Best Practices to Develop Supplier Scorecards and KPIs

Implementing Best Practices in Small- and Medium-sized Purchasing Organizations

The Hub Factor: Building Supplier Relationships in a Changing Environment

Lessons From China Sourcing

Supply Market Analysis for a Competitive Advantage

Supply Risk Management

Lean and Its Application to Your Company and Your Suppliers

Alliance on the Rocks - How to End A Supplier Relationship

Sustainability: Supply Management's Action Role

A Killer Innovations Process for Supply Management

Supply Chain Improvement in a Weak Top Management Commitment Environment

Are We Over, Under or Right On? Forecasting Can Help!