Tag: Procurement

An Exploratory study of corrupt practices within the procurement process of the Indian Construction Industry

Introduction Risk management is recognized as an integral part of good management practices. To be most effective and sensitive risk management should become part of an organization’s culture. It should be integrated into the organization’s philosophy, practices and business plans rather than be viewed or practiced as separate functions. As it is achieved, in organization …

The UK construction industry has changed dramatically in the past 15 years. The catalyst of this change was the emergence of using the principles of partnering as an approach to procurement.

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Problem Specification The UK construction industry has changed dramatically in the past 15 years. The catalyst of this change was the emergence of using the principles of partnering as an approach to procurement. The concept of partnering is still relatively new in the construction industry and was only introduced as a …

A Critical Analysis of the Procurement Policy for a Local Government

Executive Summary This paper analyses the recent changes to the procurement strategy of Leeds City Council and how such changes are comparable to the procurement strategy of Staffordshire County Council. Important parameters of the procurement strategy of Leeds City Council are discussed, such as category management, whole lifecycle approach, skills and capacity of procurement professionals, …