Inside the April 2010 issue...
At What Cost? Contingency Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan
Preliminary findings of the federal Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan.
By: Michael Thibault, Christopher Shays
Teaming Agreements: To Team or Not to Team?
A practical guide to forming contractor team arrangements.
By: Lauren J. Caisse
The Year of Change for the Defense Contract Audit Agency
A recap of some of the significant events of 2009, which may one day be viewed as a pivotal year in the history of defense contractor oversight.
By: Nicholas Sanders
Transforming Ethics in Government Contracting
A proposal of several changes designed to improve ethical behavior in the conduct of government contracting.
By: William Sims Curry
Contract Administration, Part 3: Contract Interpretation Guidelines and Best Practices
Successful contract administration involves an understanding of the guidelines typically used in contract interpretation and some of the proven-effective best practices to mitigate potential contract misinterpretations.
By: Gregory A. Garrett
Social Psychology and Contract Negotiation: Symphony of Group Dynamics and Interpersonal Relations
Theories of social psychology offer insight into how to effectively initiate, prepare for, and conduct negotiations.
By: Amanda Barnett-Rhodes, Carl R. Eckert
Integrity in Public Procurement should not be Kept a Secret
By: David Gragan
Getting Credit when Credit is Due
By: Jack Horan
Selling Yourself and Your Ideas to Senior Management: Polish Up Your Public Speaking Skills in Advance!
By: Patricia Fripp