“The Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR®) is the world standard for supply chain management, a model that provides a unique framework for defining and linking performance metrics, processes, best practices, and people into a unified structure.”
“APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate end-to-end supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designations set the industry standard. With over 37,000 members and more than 250 international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers.”
“The Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the first supply management institute in the world. Since 1915, ISM has executed and extended its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — and maintains a strong global influence among individuals and organizations.”
Leadership can be defined in many ways. It is a topic that has received much attention in recent years and it continues to create excitement in academia and the popular press. Here is a collection of interesting reading and links that you may find helpful as you discover and create your personal definition of leadership.
Leading So People Will Follow by Erica Anderson
Winning by Jack Welch and Suzy Welch
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People will Follow You by John C. Maxwell
Do you need help with a topic we are covering in class? Looking for some resources that will help explain a theory, provide a deeper foundation, or move you to the next level of understanding?
Click on the topics for links, papers, and websites. Of course, this does not replace good old-fashioned library research for peer-reviewed resources, but it will help you to formulate some ideas for papers and projects.