Federal Agencies Can Adapt Best Commercial Practice to Improve Their Acquisition of Services

by Frank Camm

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Testimony presented to the Acquisition Advisory Panel on April 21, 2006.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter One


  • Chapter Two

    Adapting Best Commercial Practice

  • Chapter Three

    What Best Commercial Practice Is

  • Chapter Four

    Metrics, Benchmarking, and Governance

  • Chapter Five

    Education, Training, and Personnel Management

  • Chapter Six

    Far Part 12 and Real Commercial Practice

  • Chapter Seven


  • Appendix A

    RAND Publications Relevant to Federal Services Acquisition

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