Dr. Russell Morey, CPSM, SCMP, MCIPS Professor Emeritus of Supply Chain Management Western Illinois University
Past, Present, and Future of Supply Management
Dr. Russell Morey has spent over 45 years in supply management/purchasing as a business and academic professional. He has often questioned those analysts and authorities that speak of “when we return to normal”. Dr. Morey’s philosophy is that we never return to the way it used to be after major changes in our domestic and global economy. His presentation identifies a few of the past issues that has elevated purchasing/supply management to the current level and provided a foundation for viewing issues and making responsible decisions for the present and future. He will also identify a few of the challenges and issues we need to address in the future if our profession and organizations are to remain competitive.
Dr. Russell Morey is Professor Emeritus of Supply Chain Management at Western Illinois University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska in 1973, C.P.M. in 1976, CPSM in 2009, SCMP and MCIPS in 2010, and started his career in higher education at Northwest Missouri State University in 1966. Dr. Morey developed three businesses during his career and is currently the President of Morey and Associates, a professional training organization. He has conducted and teleconferenced numerous negotiations, certification, and buyers training programs for more than 40 Fortune 500 Corporations in Brazil, Canada, China, England, Germany, Mexico, and the United States. He has published numerous articles and cases, and has given presentations at various regional, national, and international conferences throughout the United States. He was also a contributing author of an Introduction To Management textbook. Dr. Morey has been listed in numerous Who’s Who publications and has received over 100 awards and certificates of achievement for his contributions to education and the supply management/purchasing profession. He was selected as the Outstanding Teacher in the College of Business and received the Presidential Merit Award from Western Illinois University.
Dr. Morey is considered an authority in professional certification (C.P.M./CPSM) program, having been one of the original presenters of the first C.P.M. Review Course sponsored by ISM in 1977. He has been selected as the Pro-D Person of the Year, received the Henry L. Brueggeman Award from ISM – Chicago, received the Wendell Freed Service Award from ISM – Twin Cities, and the Outstanding Service Award from ISM-Chicago. An annual professional development award was also developed and presented in his name by ISM – Chicago.