Equality, example, expectations, and enthusiasm have an impact on whether or not an individual is willing to follow you in supply chain operations or in any other endeavor in which you may be involved. The concept of equality is stated in the United States Declaration of Independence — “We hold these truths to be self evident that all men are created equal, …”

Equality and Supply Chain Leadership How do you treat your employees? How do you treat your contractors? Several years ago, my favorite comic strip, Dilbert, had the pointed-haired boss giving out shirts to boost employee morale. By the end of the strip, the boss declared none for temporary employees, none for contractors, and none for a few other categories. How many of us use temporary employees in our operations? I would venture a guess that the majority of supply chain operations use temporary employees at one time or another.