Click: My top rated SCM videos, over 1,000 views daily…

Click: My top rated SCM videos, over 1,000 views daily…

Over 30 hours of SCM content, 3,200 YouTube Followers, over 300,000 views total, & over 1,000 views daily... My latest interview with a group of students from the University of South Florida: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hQRVk3IcHE&t=760s Sourcing Strategy Part I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrBN_T9ogao&t=351s Sourcing Strategy Part II https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ay2orDXjP8o&t=62s Sourcing Strategy Part III https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5SD4ugLMks&t=4s Resume and Career Advice Part I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO4RLGskpBM&t=322s Resume and Career Advice Part II https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3phYBaiRn4&t=491s Resume and Career Advice Part III https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NsmpiJ-Vxg&t=105s Lean...
Click: Hundreds of Blog titles and job postings, it will change your life…

Click: Hundreds of Blog titles and job postings, it will change your life…

Note, complete access to my blogs and job postings requires MEMBERSHIP... Free View Sample: Does your resume make it obvious that you know how to solve problems? https://www.simecurkovic.com/2021/04/30/does-your-resume-make-it-obvious-that-you-know-how-to-solve-problems/   2022 BlogsMy students agree…Most Gen Zers ‘would not work five days a week in an office,’ researcher says, (BUT money is still the most important thing! Scheduling flexibility is #2)https://www.simecurkovic.com/2022/08/03/my-students-agreemost-gen-zers-would-not-work-five-days-a-week-in-an-office-researcher-says-but-money-is-still-the-most-important-thing-scheduling-flexibility-is-2-gm-is-dropping-4/These companies have paused hiring or laid off employees. Tesla workers who...
Click: Thousands of research publications & presentations (all copies available upon request, including from my library)

Click: Thousands of research publications & presentations (all copies available upon request, including from my library)

For some reason, this is my most viewed paper (over 12,000 reads): Using FMEA for Supply Chain Risk Management, click For some reason, this is my most cited research paper (over 500 citations): Toward a measure of the competitive priorities for purchasing, click SUPPLY CHAIN RESEARCH COLLECTION and INTEREST Operations and Sourcing Strategy, Environmentally Responsible Manufacturing, Total Quality Management, Environmental Cost Measurement Systems, Supply Chain Risk Management, Corporate Social Responsibility,...
Here is a sneak peek into my problem-solving class (the #1 skill set required of employers)

Here is a sneak peek into my problem-solving class (the #1 skill set required of employers)

Here is the syllabus: Syllabus for my problem-solving class I send this email out before the first day of class... Read: MGMT 381-0 - Please read email, attachments, & watch my video by May 10th. MGMT 381-0 Students:  Attached is the syllabus for MGMT 381-0.  Please take some time to read this by May 10th. Note, we will not have any face to face meetings as a class because of...
Super long winded version of my resume (use as a sleep aide, my wife does)

Super long winded version of my resume (use as a sleep aide, my wife does)

Here is a direct link to a PDF version of my vitae: PDF version of my super too long resume Dr. Sime (Sheema) Curkovic _____________________________________________________ Professor, Operations/Supply Chain Management Pat Daugherty Integrated Supply Management & Lee Honors College Faculty Fellow Associate Director, Center for Integrated Supply Management Western Michigan University, Haworth College of Business Department of Management, Schneider Hall Room 3246 Kalamazoo, MI  49008-5429 Website:  http://www.wmich.edu/supplychain;  E-Mail:  sime.curkovic@wmich.edu Tel.:  269.267.3093...
Click: Laundry list of my top rated supply chain videos…

Click: Laundry list of my top rated supply chain videos…

Over 30 hours of SCM content, 4,000 YouTube Followers, over 1,000 views daily, & over 300,000 views total... What is Supply Chain Management? Career talk w/Dr. Curkovic. Hot Major 2022. $70K & $100K+ by 30! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_CaVidVRA8&t=4042s Career Advice (Part 1) for Business & Supply Chain Majors 2022, 100% job placement & $100K+ by 30 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1orKbGDEbM&t=390s Career Advice (Part 2) for Business & Supply Chain Majors 2022, 100% job placement &...
ROI and Your Core Competency (i.e., SCM?)

ROI and Your Core Competency (i.e., SCM?)

In 1990 C.K. Prahalad and Gary Hamel published The Core Competence of the Corporation that to this day is the most reprinted article in the history of the Harvard Business Review (HBR). It keeps getting reprinted because its premise is still very relevant (perhaps more so today). This core competency article argues that every organization needs to focus all of its scarce, limited, and valuable resources (manpower, machines, money, management, and material – the 5Ms) on...
Business analytics addresses an increasing demand in organizations of all types

Business analytics addresses an increasing demand in organizations of all types

Business analytics addresses an increasing demand in organizations of all types to understand data related to their operations. Investments in information systems throughout the enterprise over the last 10-15 years are generating tremendous amounts of data, and companies will spend at least the next 10 years developing processes that generate insight from those data. In addition to data generated internally, many companies are exploring the effects of external data, primarily present in...
Sustainable Supply Chain Strategies

Sustainable Supply Chain Strategies

Click for full access to ISO 14000 & Sustainability paper Many of the espoused criticisms of sustainability standards (i.e., ISO 14000) by managers seem valid on the surface but may actually mask an underlying strategic position of an organization. Our research demonstrates that companies who fully integrate a formal environmental management system (EMS) can reap significant benefits internally and externally in terms of a sustainable supply chain strategy. Standards such...
To stay competitive, companies are forced to outsource commodities and focus on their core competency

To stay competitive, companies are forced to outsource commodities and focus on their core competency

Today, to stay commercially competitive, companies are forced to outsource commodities and focus on their core competency and creative ways to increase product value. Traditionally, most buying organizations use a competitive bidding process to find a supplier for the selected commodities to outsource, whereas they will send out Request for Quotation (RFQs) to get bids from suppliers for the business. To get the lowest cost possible, typically, buying organizations will...