Inside the August 2009 issue...
Women-Owned Small Businesses in Government Procurement
An analysis of business supply-side and government demand-side disparity issues affecting women-owned small businesses' participation in the federal marketplace.
By: Dr. S. Ann Becker and Donn Miller-Kermani
Information Technology and Aerospace and Defense Contractor Managerial Accounting Systems
The impact of IT advances on cost management systems in aerospace and defense.
By: Scott Clayton
Firm-Fixed-Price Contracting: The Time and Materials Requirements Dilemma
Many contractors are experiencing challenges regarding the manner in which the government solicits offers for, awards, administers, and pays invoices for the performance of work under FFP contracts.
By: Charles A. Russell Jr. and Susan J. Moser
Living as a Leader in a Borderless World
For a "borderless leader," the goal is to not only be a leader, but to live as a leader, which will help you to influence and lead teams, organizations, communities, and careers to success.
By: Cameo Ritterbush
Creating Synergy Between Program Managers and Contract Managers
Unifying program managers and contract managers in the key roles they play can greatly enhance success and efficiency in the workplace.
By: Laura L. Lewis
Retooling the Role of the Contract Manager: Optimizing Your Acquisition Workforce
Contract managers tend to focus more on their "contract" skills and less on their "management" skills. Since today's workforce demands more from today's managers, contract managers must learn to optimize employee performance by providing opportunities to improve, cutting waste, serving as mentors, and setting a positive example.
By: James N. Phillips Jr.
Online Professional Networking
By: Gary H. Jacobs
Identifying Contract Risk and Contingency Planning
By: Jack Horan