H1: The higher the purchasing manager
's perceived risk in the purchase decision, the higher will be the purchasing manager
's perceived bias in the supplier-selected referral.
Marketers can use the gender of the purchasing manager
as a micro-segmentation variable, as gender of the purchasing manager
could affect the strategies used by the marketers.
U.S.-based purchasing managers
engaged in global sourcing, by contrast, would likely be part of Figure 1's "foreign shipper-U.S.
Steel Corp.'s purchasing manager
immediately knows that the QP1 contractor is meeting or exceeding service quality standards and that no action is required.
He joined as purchasing coordinator before being promoted to purchasing officer in June 2008, then to assistant purchasing manager
in December 2009, and again to his current role of purchasing manager
which he has held since August 2010.
As the hours of daylight in New York City lengthen with the progression of spring, so, too, does the Big Apple's recovery according to the latest monthly survey of local purchasing managers
conducted by the National Association of Purchasing Management-New York (NAPM-NY).
Mangrum, who has since remarried (her second husband, Steve, 38, is a purchasing manager
for the Holiday Inn hotel chain), opened custodial accounts to finance college educations for her daughter, now 8, and her stepdaughter, Trinea, 18, who is a high school senior.
The purchasing manager
's position is a classic example of organizational boundary spanning.
And Dennis Radtke, purchasing manager
for Cowles Media's Minneapolis-based Star Tribune, agreed day-to-day business had changed little because most suppliers are local.
Carpenter, you can see why it was so important that I reach you instead of your purchasing manager
General's purchasing manager
, "Vendors must have a military-specification type of q-c control system in place.