Research & Surveys

Leading the Way in Providing Knowledge on the Topics that Matter Most in Supply Management

ISM’s research team – guided by industry-leading supply management subject matter experts –puts forth year after year a robust research agenda on the topics that most impact our industry. From CAPS research to the ISM Report on Business® to the anticipated annual salary survey, our goal is to lead the way in research that keeps our members ahead of the curve on topics and trends that impact them and their organizations.


Supply Management's Role in Curtailing the Coronavirus Impact

This white paper covers the latest research on the impact of the outbreak of the coronavirus in China on the supply chain as well as reactions from thought leaders and practitioners with recommendations on what to do to curb the impact to your organization.

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A Supply Management View Of Sustainability

The ISM® Research Team, in partnership with Boise Paper, developed a white paper researching sustainability being a driving force for decision-making and business strategy. This white paper focuses on the following key topic areas.

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High Inflation

Uncharted Waters for Supply Management

Download this complimentary white paper discussing the proactive approach supply management professionals can take to help weather the storm of inflation.

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How Does Your Salary Measure Up?

 Access our most recent salary survey data. 

ISM Salary Survey Report

Access the Latest ISM Report on Business 

Available on the first and third business day of each month, these widely-read reports for the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors have been consistently accurate in indicating the direction of the overall economy. 

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