Thought Leaders Segment: Bill Michels Live from ISM’s 95th Annual International Conference

Joining us on May 26th at 9:30 AM EST on the PI Window on Business Show from ISM’s 95th Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit in sunny San Diego is Bill Michels. During this Special 30-Minute segment, Bill will discuss how the recovery is putting strain on supply managers because organizations have lost … Continue reading

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Thought Leaders Series Expands with Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Matt Jacobson, Self-Publishing Veteran Sherrie Wilkolaski and Public Sector Purchasing Expert Judy Bradt

The term “thought leader” was coined in 1994, by Joel Kurtzman, editor-in-chief of the magazine, Strategy & Business, and was used to designate interview subjects for that magazine who had contributed new thoughts to business. When we launched the new Business Thought Leaders Series on the PI Window on Business in February, with segments featuring … Continue reading

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Is Toyota being judged by a competitor instead of the US Government?

Today’s Business Thought Leaders segment with author and industry expert Bill Michels was incredible.  Of the several noteworthy observations Michels provided, his revelation that the current Congressional hearings regarding the Toyota recall has the Japanese manufacturer actually giving testimony before a competitor raises a number of red flags. The moment that the U.S. Government became … Continue reading

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500th Procurement Insights Post – Toyota’s Latest Trouble . . . GM all over again, except from within North America

This Wednesday in the first of what will be a quarterly appearance on the PI Window’s “Business Thought Leaders Series,” expert author Bill Michels will talk about the recent Toyota recall including the role that the auto manufacturer’s supply chain has and will play in this unfolding story and, the launch of ADR Academy’s new … Continue reading

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Thought Leaders Segment: Introducing Bill Michels

As a past guest on the PI Window on Business Show Bill Michels discussed the collapse of the GM domestic supply chain on the August 11th segment “Intersecting Ideals: Why GM’s Supply Chain is in a State of Ruin,” and the implications of government policy as a member of an international guest panel for the … Continue reading

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Author and Distinguished Supply Chain Expert Bill Michels to Become Regular Guest in the New Thought Leaders Segment on PI Window on Business

As announced here in my December 31st post “Exciting New Vistas Await the PI Window on Business Show in 2010,” we have launched the new Thought Leaders segment in which we will be joined by industry experts like high tech entrepreneur and investment expert Brad Feld who will provide insights on the state of the … Continue reading

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On-Demand Broadcast of “Intersecting Ideals: Why GM’s Supply Chain is in a State of Ruin” Now Available

In what was a fast-paced, insightful discussion with industry expert Bill Michels, we get to the heart of the issues behind the precipitous collapse of the GM domestic supply chain – and the North American auto industry in general. Several of the key points that were discussed include the fact that margin sustainability from the … Continue reading

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Did an Anti-North American Sentiment and Arrogance Undermine Andersson’s Tenure at GM?

On the August 11th PI Window on Business Show I will be talking with three time honoree as a Supply and Demand Chain Executive’s “Pros To Know,” and co-author of the book “Transform Your Supply Chain” Bill Michels, regarding General Motor’s precipitous fall in relation to their supply chain strategy. Like previous segments, I spend … Continue reading

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