The theme of ISM2020, Revolutionary Ideas, is a twist on Boston’s ties to the American Revolution. But more importantly, it’s a two-word description that sums up what attendees will experience at Institute for Supply Management ® ’s 105th Annual Conference, April 26-29 at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center in Boston.
It’s All in the DeliveryFor procurement professionals and organizations, success hinges on serving know-how to stakeholders and suppliers; these 10 concepts are the ingredients for successful relationships and business outcomes.
Over the years, the supply management profession has gone through tremendous change. It’s emerged from a back-office transactional function to become a key strategic differentiator for companies in a diverse set of industries.
Amanda Kachinsky partners with internal business stakeholders and suppliers to ensure strategic alignment of goals and business needs — establishing strong relationships to mutually achieve positive outcomes.
In an era where workers at every level of an organization are expected to justify decisions with facts and figures, it’s peculiar to note that the talent acquisition realm seems to be lagging in this area.
Sustainability issues present complex challenges for supply management organizations that must address such evolving environmental and social topics as supplier diversity, conflict minerals and fair labor practices.