This collection of 20 papers from over 50 presented at the 2004 International Public Procurement Conference covers challenges in public procurement including public procurement reforms, balancing socio-economic goals, search for the perfect procurement system, public-private partnerships, public procurement practices in Europe, supply strategy in health service, electronic markets, share-in-savings contracting, strategic sourcing and commodity councils, product liability legislation, promoting competitive markets, performance-based procurement, and procurement benchmarking. The papers were written by practitioners and academics from various cultural, social, economic and political environments and various organizations, who share their most current procurement knowledge and experiences.
|Place of Publication||Boca Raton, FL, USA|
|Number of pages||407|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|