Intel CFO sees diversification as key to combating supply chain challenges

Due to geopolitical challenges, companies need to create diverse supply chains and increase buffer inventory, according to Intel CFO David Zinsner.

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6 Best Business Management Software

6 Best Business Management Software

Business Management Software: 6 Best Options

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freight recession

Are we running into a freight recession?

Rumors of the death of the freight market have been greatly overstated, but we may run into a slowdown.

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supply chain in times of scarcity

Supply chains in the age of scarcity

A more entrepreneurial mindset among supply chain managers will be required going forward.

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ISM report notes slight May manufacturing gains

ISM report notes slight May manufacturing gains

The report’s key metric, the PMI, came in at 56.1 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), for a 0.7% increase over March’s 55.4 reading, marking the 24th consecutive month of growth, at a faster rate, as well as the 24th consecutive month of overall economic growth.

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4 Steps to Avoid Micromanagement in Remote Work

Examples of Micromanaging First, let’s talk about what micromanaging is not. Managers who micromanage rarely hold animosity or ill will toward the employees they manage. They do not abuse their employees with unprompted negative reviews or resort to public ridicule. Most managers who micromanage don’t even realize they’re doing it because it looks innocent, like this… Reluctantly, a manager assigns an employee a project. A day or two later, the manager asks for a progress report. They aren’t happy with an “it’s going fine.” They need to know everything done up to that point. The employee spends additional time going over their work and the manager allows the project to continue. The manager, not happy though with the specific way the employee is working, asks to be CC’d on all future communications involving the project. When a decision needs to be made, the manager steps in and insists on being...

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How companies can encourage the return to office work

How To Overcome Return to Office Resistance in 2022

What do the numbers say about return to office resistance? Many leaders and managers believe that it’s time to return to the office in 2022. But it seems most workers disagree. In a 2022 study by Ivanti, 87% of workers indicated they do not want to return to the office full-time, and 45% of those workers don’t want to return to the office at all. Return-to-office resistance is real. And, if you’re not careful, resistance could easily change to resignation. Rather than jumping ahead with forcing employees to start in-person work again, it’s essential to understand why this return to office resistance exists and do our best as a company or leader to overcome these objections. So, why won’t people want to go back to work? Why are employees hesitant to return to the office? Health & Safety At the start of the pandemic, social distancing and masking became commonplace....

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Supply chain salary and career report shows minimal impact from the Great Resignation

Supply chain salary and career report shows minimal impact from the Great Resignation

The ASCM's global survey determines that job satisfaction is high, salaries are rising, and pay gaps are narrowing.

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Gartner supply chain ranking

Gartner’s rankings of the 2022 Global Supply Chain Top 25 revealed

This year's Gartner rankings of the Top 25 Global Supply Chains of 2022 are now available

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Autonomy is the future of supply chain

We are on the cusp of a move to hyperautomation that will become the base of operations by 2025.

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