Journal of Contract Management
In the September 2014 Issue...
Outsourcing Cyberwarfare: Drawing the Line for Inherently Governmental Functions in Cyberspace
By: James R. Lisher II
A Second Helping at the Last Supper: Alternative Government Options to Manage Consolidation within the Defense Industry
By: Justin Wakefield
Improving Ethical Behavior in Contract Management: Taking a Principled Approach
By: Theresa Robinson-Harris and Lyall J. Swim
Why Small Business Self-Certification Should be Abolished and Replaced: A Case Against Fraud
By: Hersh Friedman
Procuring Protection: Using the False Claims Act to Combat Human Trafficking by Government Contractors
By: Caitlin Grimmer
Outcome-Focused Market Intelligence: Extracting Better Value and Effectiveness from Strategic Sourcing
By: Timothy G. Hawkins, Michael E. Knipper, and Timothy S. Reed
Congressional Role in Procurement Activities: Do Special Committees Ensure Sweeping Reform or Status Quo? A Loot at One Recommendation from the Commission on Wartime Contracting
By: Kristine R. Hoffman
Creating Sustained Competitive Advantages through Proactive Contracting
By: Midia Tayyeb
Now is the Time to Update the Model Procurement Code to Provide Guidance on Reverse Auctions
By: Greg Harding
Yet Another Task for the U.S. Procurement System: Protecting Foreign Affairs Public Values
By: George E. Petel
Published annually, the Journal is a broad-based publication devoted to the dissemination of research and improvement of the contract management field, serving both the buying and selling communities of the public and private sectors.
Its editorial scope spans a wide-range of topics in the field. It strives to comprehensively cover the contract management discipline by publishing conceptual, empirical, and practical application manuscripts that demonstrate substantial conceptual development, appropriate methodology, proven best practices, and value-added topic areas.
As a professional association, NCMA believes the knowledge of our membership is a powerful resource. We know that our members deserve the most practical, informative, and effective benefits. Therefore, we want to encourage you and your colleagues in contract management to contribute to your profession. Your knowledge and expertise will help develop a professional publication, by linking scholarly research with practice.