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January-February 2013

January-February 2013

Supply chain management has a host of rules that most managers live by. But in certain cases, say authors Robert Sabath and Rich Sherman, true innovation comes only when those conventional rules are broken. By clearly understanding the nature of the rules and the details of your supply chain, you can know where and when rule-breaking makes sense.
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January-February 2013

Supply chain management has a host of rules that most managers live by. But in certain cases, say authors Robert Sabath and Rich Sherman, true innovation comes only when those conventional rules are broken. By clearly understanding the nature of the rules and the details of your supply chain, you can know where and when rule-breaking makes sense.

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Want to Innovate? Break the Rules
The supply chain discipline is replete with rules that most managers live by. But in certain cases, true innovation and breakthroughs come only when those conventional rules are broken. By clearly understanding the nature of the rules and the details of your supply chain, you can better determine where and when rule-breaking makes sense.

January-February 2013 Features

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Want to Innovate? Break the Rules
The supply chain discipline is replete with rules that most managers live by. But in certain cases, true innovation and breakthroughs come...

20
The Leadership Challenge: Keeping Pace with the Skills Needed
The skill sets required to manage global supply chains today are not the same as they were 20, or even 10 years ago. And...

28
Geographic Analytics: How HP Visualizes its Supply Chain
How can you make strategic supply chain decisions faster and more effectively? For HP, one answer lies in a technique called Geographic...

42
Maximizing ROI from Technology
The key question that supply chain professionals are asking these days is, What can we do to maximize the ROI from our...

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