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Government contracting : promises and perils

Author: William Sims Curry
Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, ©2010.
Series: Public administration and public policy.
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Describes the dangerous practices applied in the development and management of government contracts and provides advice for avoiding the sort of errors that might compromise their ability to protect the public interest. This book delineates practical processes, contracting documents, and contract management tools to mitigate detrimental outcomes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Curry, William Sims.
Government contracting.
Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, ©2010
(DLC) 2009053432
(OCoLC)473479101
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Sims Curry
ISBN: 9781420085662 1420085662
OCLC Number: 671655156
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 288 pages).
Contents: Big picture, big issues --
Processes and issues in contracting --
Ethics in contracting --
Sole source or competition? --
Social objectives through government contracting --
Solicitations and pre-proposal communications --
Proposal evaluation --
Contract administration --
Contracting during emergencies --
Contract completion and audit.
Series Title: Public administration and public policy.
Responsibility: William Sims Curry.
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