Operations

Supply Management: The ‘Hidden Lever’ to Improve Business Performance

Innovative supply management methods can significantly reduce the earnings-at-risk even for smaller companies.

Shocks To The Supply Chain

Last summer, when The Boeing Co. announced it would delay the introduction of its 787 Dreamliner, CEO Jim McNerney blamed the problem on the...

New Page on Renewable Energy

Google co-founder Larry Page says in his blog that the time is right for the company to build rapidly on renewable energy

The New Logic of Offshoring

In its earliest phase, offshoring was driven by cost reduction and limited to non-mission-critical work such as call centers, credit card processing and administrative...

Supply Chain Clout

They're longer-but they also have to be faster.

Outsourcing As a Sign of Strength

THE positive aspects of outsourcing technology work to India are often overlooked in the United States, says Shirish Netke, who was known for his...

The Art (and Science) of Delivery

WHY MORE CEOs ARE BECOMING SUPPLY-CHAIN EXPERTS.

Heavy Lifting


Overhauling your supply chain can be a Herculean task. Here are some strategies for tackling the challenge.

Mastering the Supply Chain

There's still no silver bullet when it comes to optimizing the connection between partners, customers and suppliers-but it's a must to stay competitive. And it's up to CEOs to make those big investments pay off.

New World, Old Traditions

It may seem like Internet companies have redefined the concept of "doing business," but successful e-companies are learning there's no replacing the old-fashioned values of the brick -and-mortar world.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Falls To Decade Low, But Few Predict Recession

Chief Executive’s June survey of 278 U.S. CEOs shows leading confidence indicator now at 5.5/10, the lowest reading in nearly a decade. Majority forecasts worsening conditions in the year ahead, though not a recession.