Policy (Business & Government)

A broad category–on company/institute policies, both formal (written) and informal (implicit)

Reimagining Regulations: Ideas from a Non-Policy-Wonk – Part One

There is a perpetual battle between pro and anti-regulatory advocates. But that tug-of-war misses the point. We need efficient, effective regulation—or alternative mechanisms—that actually work, to ensure a well-functioning, non-abusive society. Here we explore some off-the-beaten-path ideas on how to achieve the (mostly) noble goals of regulation, without the (mostly) inadequate results and high expense of regulation.

Workers Wanted – or Not?

At every conference you attend, in every supply chain and transportation magazine you pick up, there are discussions about the talent gap. Our diverse sector, from the long haul truck drivers to the supply chain executives, has a well-compensated work pool, reflective of globalization, consumerism, and a shift in lifestyles. So how long will the talent gap last?

NAFTA – Supply Chain at Risk?

With withdrawal from the TransPacific Partnership and threats of withdrawal from NAFTA, enterprises and employees should reach out to their congress members and let them know how they feel. The stakes are too high.

Trends in Healthcare / Life Sciences and Their Impact on Electronic Commerce

ACA and HIPAA standards mean big changes in electronic commerce in healthcare.

With healthcare costs soaring, administrative costs comprising a whopping 7% of healthcare expenses, and increased concerns about medical errors and counterfeiting, to name a few challenges, various government agencies in the US are taking legislative action.

This report addresses the most recent changes impacting those who trade in the US market–across the whole value chain–and the impact the Affordable Care Act and other recent legislation will have on the deployment of standard electronic commerce communications.

Overcoming the Challenges of Moving to Centralized Procurement

How one of the worlds largest mining companies, Anglo-American, transformed from a decentralized procurement governance model to a center-led model. Crucially, how they tackled the human, political, and change management issues to make it a success.

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