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Dare to Fail
Before he graduated with a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida, Jeff Stonebraker changed his major five times. He went on to earn an M.S. in engineering-economic systems from Stanford University, which he calls a “humbling experience” that required every drop of intelligence and perseverance he could muster.
July 27, 2021
Procurement Leadership is Needed for the New Era of Disruption Ahead
I recently spoke at the National Contract Management Association on the subject of human capital in supply chains, and the need for building leadership skills in our procurement and supply chain professionals. This subject has become of critical importance in […]
July 26, 2021
Human Resource Planning for Procurement, Contract Management, and Supply Chain Management
I spoke today on the subject of Strategic Human Capital, and the importance of developing human resource planning for supply chains with Dan Finkenstadt at the NCMA World Congress. Much of the material was developed by Dr. Ian George, who […]
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Jul 22, 2021
Researchers Develop Framework for More Efficient Adoption of Medical Innovations
Sebastian Heese and the research team aims to bridge the gap between medical research and workflow management by not only considering the decisions behind adopting new diagnostic tests but also looking at how new tests are integrated into existing clinical workflows.
Jul 13, 2021
Mean Tweets and Wall Street
To take a closer look at these issues, the research team set out to answer two questions – whether supply chain glitches lead to a reaction on Twitter and whether the response on Twitter associated with supply chain glitches influence the relationship between a supply chain glitch and stock market returns.
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What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)?
Supply chain management (SCM) is the active management of supply chain activities to maximize customer value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.
How Blockchain Could Impact Counterfeiting Across the Supply Chain
Blockchain is a relatively new technology that shows great promise for use across many industries, including logistics and supply chain. The same technology that powers the cryptocurrency BitCoin can be used to reduce the introduction of counterfeit goods across the supply chain.
10 Pieces of Career Advice for Supply Chain Students from a Seasoned Expert
Little things don’t mean a lot – little things mean everything. People come in to present to me – but hadn’t booked a conference room and couldn’t connect their computer – and so they start 6-8 minutes late for a 30 minute meeting!