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Four Steps to Building a Business Case for Efficiency

Four Steps to Building a Business Case for Efficiency

Many large organizations have lofty efficiency goals, but struggle to turn them into reality — often because there’s limited buy-in where it truly matters.[more]


Workshops for Warriors Trains Veterans for Additive Manufacturing Careers

Hernàn Luis y Prado, a U.S. Navy officer with combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, was upset over what was happening to returning veterans.[more]


How to Keep Employees Engaged With Continuing Education

Think your employees are too busy to care about continuing education? Try again. Lack of growth opportunities is one of the key reasons for employee turnover, and 87 percent of millennials say professional development is important in a job. Here are some tips for managers looking to keep their...[more]


College of Lake County Launches New Supply Chain Management Program

Responding to the needs of area residents and employers, the College of Lake County has launched an associate degree and two certificate programs in supply chain management.[more]


To Hire Star Millennials, Plug Successful Sustainability Efforts

As organizations look toward finding their next generation of executives, they can hardly avoid seeking out millennials, the generation defined in part by their increased use and familiarity with communications, media and digital technologies - and the largest population group on the planet.[more]


'Lack of Excitement' Is Hurting Supply Chain Recruitment, Survey Says

'Lack of Excitement' Is Hurting Supply Chain Recruitment, Survey Says

The supply chain talent pool is failing to keep up with changing requirements as technology and digitalisation reshape the industry, according to a survey.[more]


Brazilian Study Shows How Government Can Grow IoT

Brazil's federal government recently announced results from a national Internet of Things (IoT) plan that the country has been developing since December.[more]


Small U.S. Manufacturers Pitch Their Products at Wal-Mart's Annual Open Call Day

April Richardson, president of D.C. Sweet Potato Cake, drove more than 17 hours from her home base in Hyattsville, Md., with her sister singing karaoke songs along the way, to pitch her sweet potato cakes at Wal-Mart's recent open call event for American manufacturers in Bentonville, Ark.[more]


Hungry for Innovation? Launch Your Own Incubator

The digital imperative is driving companies to seek new sources of value for their customers, but this mission is difficult within the often cloistered confines and bureaucracy of their headquarters. Seeking to foster a culture that is more akin to startups than the corporate motherships, many...[more]


How the 'Trump Effect' Is Driving Foreign Students Away From U.S. B-Schools

How the 'Trump Effect' Is Driving Foreign Students Away From U.S. B-Schools

In January, Rodrigo Paolucci sold his 50-person video distribution startup in São Paulo, planning to go to business school overseas. Although he'd long dreamed of getting an MBA in Silicon Valley or New York, he applied only to the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. The...[more]


Executive Recruiter: Four Must-Have Attributes for Aspiring CPOs

Naseem Malik has gone from sourcing goods to sourcing talent. After gaining 15 years' experience as a procurement practitioner, Naseem turned his full attention to something he enjoys most - leveraging his network, connecting the dots and finding the best talent in the profession.[more]


Q&A: Matching Supply Chain Training to 21st-Century Needs

Q&A: Matching Supply Chain Training to 21st-Century Needs

It's a whole new era of supply chain, with demands that were scarcely imaginable decades ago, and the techniques for training both new and veteran supply-chain professionals must change accordingly. It's a whole new era of supply chain, with demands that were scarcely imaginable decades ago, and...[more]


Supply Chain Millennials: 30 Leaders Under 30

Supply Chain Millennials: 30 Leaders Under 30

As the current Baby Boomer-dominated generation of supply chain leaders starts to reach retirement age, the industry will increasingly need to tap into the younger generations of managers and influencers.[more]


Credentials for Supply Chain Risk Management Are Advancing

Credentials for Supply Chain Risk Management Are Advancing

Analyst Insight: Lehigh University developed the first MBA SCRM class in 2010. The concept has now grown to a global level: The SCRM Consortium includes 17 companies; SCRM continues to be a popular course at Lehigh and ERM is currently taught at Villanova University; 20-plus workshops and 10...[more]


Economic Theory: 5 Schools of Thought to Help Supply Chains Prosper

Economic Theory: 5 Schools of Thought to Help Supply Chains Prosper

Analyst Insight: In a time of rapid political and economic change, uncertainty and tight budgets, R&D and education can often get short shrift. Perversely those are the times when the latest ideas are needed the most - especially for professionals wanting to learn and implement new techniques. –...[more]


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