Resources

BetterManagement.com Website
This Web site offers a procurement and a supply chain management area. Site offers several free sections such as resource library, interview archives, Info Packs, e-newsletters and more. Some resources require registration, but registration is free. To visit BetterManagement.com, click here.

Please note: This external Internet address contains information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of ISM and ISM-Memphis, Inc. Links from this Web site, or any other Web site(s) accessible from this Web site, to any product, entity, service, or information, do not constitute a recommendation by ISM or ISM-Memphis, Inc.. Neither ISM nor ISM-Memphis, Inc. are responsible for the contents of any other Web site.



Links and Resources

Visit the following sites of interest to ISM and ISM-Memphis, Inc. members:

http://purchasingandsupplysourcingguide.com/index.php?navItemNumber=19853

www.ask.com/
www.bls.gov/
www.thebulliondesk.com/ (precious metals)
www.x-rates.com/ (currency calculator)
www.cisg.law.pace.edu/cisg/text/cisg-toc.html (Institute of International Commercial Law)
www.factmonster.com/
www.infomine.com/ (metals information and dynamic charting)
www.lectlaw.com/
www.marketwatch.com/
www.mmbc-memphis.org/
www.eia.gov/naturalgas/weekly/
www.jus.uio.no/lm/eu.contract.principles.part1.1995/doc.html (Principles of European Contract Law - European Union)
www.pip.org/ (Process Industry Practices)
www.platinum.matthey.com/
http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/surveymost?pc (Producer Price Index-Industry Data)
www.micromationinc.com/tco-nl.htm (Total Cost of Ownership)
www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/
www.thomasnet.com/
www.uslegalforms.com/
www.law.cornell.edu/ucc/ucc.table.html (Uniform Commercial Code)
https://tools.usps.com/go/ZipLookupAction!input.action (Zip Code lookup)
www.buzzle.com/
www.wiktionary.org/
www.tvtc.org/ (Tennessee Valley Training Center, Inc.)
http://barryklein.com/ (Ultimate Insurance Links Compliments of G. Barry Klein, CPCU, CLU)
www.copyright.gov/ (Copyright Office) 



ISM-Memphis, Inc. Bylaws

The link below is to the 2009 edition of the ISM-Memphis, Inc. by-laws as recently amended and adopted. These amendments include terminology updating and the additions of Dues Free Regular Membership and Electronic Meetings. Thank you for your comments and as always, do not hesitate to contact any of the ISM-Memphis board of directors with any questions, comments or suggestions.

Click here to download your copy of the 2009 bylaws in PDF format >>

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More than 30 new podcasts have been added to the redesigned ISM™ Podcasts site.

Visit the website to browse the ever-expanding library of audio podcasts covering a broad spectrum of supply management and general business topics — from the basic to advanced. Download and listen while you work, during your commute or even in your down time.

All these podcasts are available right now:

Business
Management
"Asset Management""Career Management for Supply Professionals""Developing Supply Chain Talent""Mentor-Protégé Relationships in Light of Supply Management Strategy""Uncovering Power Through Effective Data Use""Time Management: Stop Working on the Wrong Things"

Ethics"Keeping Tabs on Ethics"

General
Supply Management
"Defining Value Through Supply Management Integration""Project Management Tools for the Supply Professional""Savings with Source-to-Pay""Selling Supply Management's Value""The 'Cloak of Invisibility' Making the Supply Chain Truly Visible to Top
Management""Understanding the Extent of Supply Management"

Globalization/International"A Global Mindset: Time, Technology and People""Global Supply Chain Management""Unfolding a Global Evolution"

Legal"Best Practices in Negotiating Software Contracts""Force Majeure""Insurance""Limitation of Liability"

Personal
Career Development
"Leadership Tools for Your Career""Lifelong Education: A Critical Endeavor""Making it in General Management""Managing Your Employability"

Procurement"American Airlines Negotiates Largest Aircraft Order"

Risk
Management
"Identifying and Mitigating Supply Chain Risk""If It Can Happen...""Proactive Supply Chain Risk Management""Risk Management: Strengthening Your Supply Chain""Risk Management Tracks"

Services
Procurement
"Bringing Cloud Computing Down to Earth""Enlightened Marketing Procurement""Group Purchasing Organizations — A Low Risk, High Value Proposition""However You Slice It, Buying Energy is Unique""Life Span — Technology Recycling""Saving Lives, Saving Money: Supply Chain Management at the American Red
Cross""TCO and Mobility"

Sourcing"Contract Manufacturing: Another Way to Satisfy Customer
Requirements""Playing to Win"

Supplier
Relationships
"Benefit By Building Great Supplier Relationships""Dog Training and Supplier Management — Would Cesar Milan be a Good Supply
Manager?""Research in Supply Chain Management: Academic Insight for Managerial
Relevance""Supplier Collaboration — A Paradigm Shift""Supply Chain Collaboration"

Supplier
Diversity
"How to Develop and Leverage Diverse Suppliers""Important Elements for a Successful Supplier Diversity Program""Mentoring Diverse Suppliers""Supplier Diversity from the CPO Perspective""Utilizing Diverse Businesses in Emerging Technologies""Value of Diverse Suppliers"

Sustainability/Social
Responsibility
"CAPS Research Benchmarking Report: Conflict Minerals Reporting
Requirements""Sustainable Procurement""Sustainable Procurement Metrics""Sustainability 2.0 — What Comes Next""Sustainability Buzz""Sustainable Water Management"

Technology"Social Media in Supply Management""Turmoil in Europe / Social Media in Europe — the Promise and Peril""Social Media: A Waste of Time or A Catalyst for Supply Chain
Innovation?""The Real World (Today and Tomorrow): Social Media on the Front Line"



Visit the Institute for Supply Management™
The National Association of Purchasing Management has become the Institute for Supply Management™. Please be aware that NAPM.org is now ISM.ws.

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