Vendor portals ... handling a know-it-all ... tighter T&E policies
A messy Vendor Master exposes your company to erroneous payments and increases fraud risk. But cleaned up and coupled with an online vendor portal, it can turn into a strategic asset. In this month's feature article, APEX Analytix expert Michele Arndt shares best practices for vendor file cleanup and details the payoffs you can gain from adding a vendor portal.
In our last issue, a frustrated A/P manager asked for help handling a "know-it-all" on staff who shares his opinions endlessly and steamrolls teammates in meetings. See how readers would address this. Their creative ideas include tying a piece of compensation to behavior change.
In this issue, an A/P director wants to put a tighter travel and entertainment (T&E) policy in place but worries about a "palace revolt" by company road warriors. Please share your thoughts. You could win a 256 Mb MP3 player.
Congratulations to Judi Thallas, finance manager at ConAgra Foods, for being this quarter's winner!
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