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Inside the June 2010 issue...
Understanding the Defense Base Act: Defusing a Liability Time Bomb
Learn how to protect your company and avoid costly mistakes by ensuring that mandatory DBA coverage is obtained and claims are filed promptly.
By: Olga Wall and Krista Pages
Is Your Share of the Federal Budget Worth the Compliance Costs of Becoming a Government Contractor?
A contract manager's guide to entering the massive government market with limited exposure to costly regulations.
By: Scott F. Lane
The Contract Manager's Role in Ensuring Ethical Conduct on the World Stage
As a contractor, receiving the required law of war training before serving with the U.S. Armed Forces during peace and stability operations isn't just a requirement, it's the right thing to do.
By: Robert S. Wells
Strategic Sourcing with the AbilityOne Program
The Department of Defense and AbilityOne Program are currently involved in a strategic effort focused on customer solution delivery while providing employment opportunities for people who are blind or severely disabled.
By: Claudia "Scottie" Knott and John Qua
Overcoming Barriers to Effective Decision-Making
An examination of cognitive biases that cause us to make poor decisions.
By: John K. Borchardt
The Inspiration Factor: How to Revitalize Your Company Culture
Many managers and organizations attempt to motivate their employees, rather than inspire them. While these terms are similar, their application in the workplace produces far different results.
By: Terry Barber
Increased Risks for Battlefield Contractors
There are more than security risks for contractors on the battle space--with costs questioned, audits and investigations are on the rise and must be addressed.
By: Raymond S.E. Pushkar and Phillip Carter
Maximize your time: achieve more with less.
By: Joelle Jay
The Contract Management Code of Ethics...in a word or two.
By: Ralph "Mike" Criss
Best-value source selection.
By: Philip G. Bail
Termination for failure to make progress in contract performance.
By: Jack Horan