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July-August 2013

July-August 2013

How do you extend the frontiers of supply management excellence and build a solid competitive advantage? Answers to this pivotal question emerged from an Executive Summit of supply chain leaders convened recently at Michigan State University. The four companies profiled here, all participants in that summit, have adopted principles that promote excellence and continue to expand that frontier.
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July-August 2013

How do you extend the frontiers of supply management excellence and build a solid competitive advantage? Answers to this pivotal question emerged from an Executive Summit of supply chain leaders convened recently at Michigan State University. The four companies profiled here, all participants in that summit, have adopted principles that promote excellence and continue to expand that frontier.

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July-August 2013 Features

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Profiles in Supply Management Excellence
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The Social Side of Supply Chain Management
Social media can—and should—play a central role in supply chain management. After all, social networking is not really about socializing,...

22
How to Handle “Extreme” Negotiations with Suppliers
When negotiating in high-stakes, high-risk (“extreme”) situations with suppliers, the tendency is to act quickly and forcefully. Yet acting in haste to...

30
What Makes a Winning Procurement Organization?
Experts point to certain key traits of procurement excellence, including an overall strategic orientation, alignment with business objectives, a risk management role,...

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