Proceedings of the 7th International Public Procurement Conference

 

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Part I. Procurement Innovation

 

Paper 1

Best Practice in Public Procurement of Innovation
KjetilØstgård and Gunnar Wedde

1

Paper 2

Paper 2. Modernisation in Public Procurement
Margaret Gilbert

13

Paper 3

The Transformation into Innovation Friendly Procurement
Louise Strand

27

Paper 4

Circular Economy: Innovation in Amsterdam Procurement
Bas (W.B.) ten Haaf

50

Paper 5

Innovation of the Procurement of Social Services through Value Engineering: The Dutch Case
SongulMutluerNagelkerke  and Analucia Jaramillo

62

Paper 6

How Can Tendering Authorities Stimulate Innovations Within SMEs in Tenders Below Threshold Values?
G.R. (Geke) Werkman-Bouwkamp and M. (Marius) van der Woude

96

Paper 7

Zindex – Benchmarking Municipalities in Public Procurement
Jan  Soudek and JiříSkuhrovec

114

Paper 8

Transformative Thinking, Transformative Doing
Sebastian Keith Chua

160

Paper 9

Incentives and Risk-Sharing in Public Procurement of Innovations: Towards Contracting Strategy Framework                                        
Jani Saastamoinen, Timo Tammi, Jani Saastamoinen, JarkkoPesu,
MattiTurtiainen, and Lasse Okkonen

191

Paper 10

Rethinking E-Procurement in the Public Sector through Agile and Lean Thinking                                                                                    
Francesco Gardenaland Federico De Marco

218

 

Part II. Public Procurement as a Policy Tool

 

Paper 11

Infrastructure Problems of Developing Nations and Sustainable Development
OlufemiAdedamolaOyedele

251

Paper 12

Twin Policies:  Different “Parents” –The Case of Ethnic Preferences” in Government Procurement                                                                  
Mary Jonhson

266

Paper 13

Overcoming the Barriers to Green Procurement in the County: Interest Groups and Administrative Professionalism
Christy Smith and Jessica Terman

271

Paper 14

Sustainability Criteria for Awarding Construction Contracts in Greece
Odysseus G. Manoliadis and Konstantinos I. Vatalis

298

Paper 15

Measurement of Sustaınable Procurement                                           
Abdullah Korkmaz

313

Paper 16

Factors Influencing Government Green Procurement Practices: A Structural Equation Modelling Analysis                                            
Khairul Nam Adham and ChamhuriSiwar

328

Paper 17

Public Procurement as a Tool for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights: A Study of Leverage and Legal Options in the Electronics industryOlga Martin-Ortega

356

Paper 18

Factoring Affecting China’s Green Public Procurement Implementation: A Synthesis Framework and Evidences from Case Studies                                                                                               
Conghu Wang, Xiaoming Li, YuhuaQiao and Kaifeng Yang

380

Paper 19

Examining the Response towards Public Procurement Preferences in Tanzania
Reginald G. Mamiro

408

Paper 20

Sustainable Green Procurement
Willem Siahaya

425

Paper 21

InformationExchangeinGreenProcurement:Absorptive CapacityView
MiekoIgarashi

434

 

Part III. Public Procurement Organizational Structure

 

Paper 22

The Impact of Chinese Fiscal Decentralization on Government Procurement Performance: Evidence from Chinese Government
Procurement in 26 Provinces
Zhiyuan Bai and JieLi

463

Paper 23

Reliance of Economic Operators on Capacities of Others in Public Procurement Procedures
DariuszPiasta

495

Paper 24

Application of a Semantic Product Matching Mechanism in Open Tendering E-Marketplaces                                                                 
AhmadMehrbod, AneeshZutshi, AntónioGrilo and Ricardo
Jardim-Gonsalves

535

Paper 25

Analysis of Using a ‘Central Purchasing’ Model: A Case Study of Hungary for Media and Advertising Tenders
MargarétaMolnár

552

Paper 26

To Centralize or Decentralize?
PilviTakala

594

Paper 27

A Public Administration Reform in the Philippine Public Procurement:  In Response to Promoting Reliability, Transparency and Quality     
RenalynEstiller and Joseph R. Estiller

608

Paper 28

An Organizational Perspective on the Implementation of Strategic Goals in Public Procurement
Andreas H. Glas, Michael Essig and Markus Schaupp

626

Paper 29

Centralizing the Organization of Contracting Authorities in German Municipalities
Matthias Einmahl, Markus Amann and Michael Essig

652

Paper 30

Basic Structure of the Government Procurement Administration in Japan and its Regional Presence: Analysis of the Great East Japan Earthquake
Toru Sakane

674

 

Part IV. Procurement Competition

 

Paper 31

Dominican Public MarketApproach as a DevelopmentToolintheXXI Century
YokastaGuzmánSantos

694

Paper 32

Competition to Reduce Unbalanced Bidding Svante Mandell and JohanNyström

720

Paper 33

Open Contracting and E-Procurement: An Integrated Approach       
Christ Smith

747

Paper 34

Beyond Inclusive Procurement: Lessons from School Feeding Supplier Development in Kenya, Ghana and Mali
John Brooks, Katherine Casey and Dick Commandeur

747

 

Part V. Procurement Transparency and Corruption

 

Paper 35

Whistle Blowing Behaviour in Ugandan Public Procurement
Brenda Tumuramye, Joseph M. Ntayi and Moses Muhwezi

765

Paper 36

Does Corruption in Public Procurement Also Exist in the World’s Least Corruptive Country (Denmark)?                                               
Hanne Marie Motzfeldt and Carina Risvig Hamer

803

Paper 37

A Research on E-procurement Systems as a Tool to Fight Corruption in Public Procurement: A Kenyan Experience
Jerome Ochieng and Sylvia Aluoch

825

Paper 38

The Extended Anti-corruption Expertise: Public Procurement and Public-Private Partnership Cases
Andrei Ivanov and Irina Berezinets

835

Paper 39

Acknowledging Knowledge: The Perception of Knowledge Requirements for Public Procurement Officials and their Professional Development
Adam Williams, Fion Lau and Cliff McCue

863

Paper 40

How to Best Protect the Procurement Function within your Organisation against Occupational Fraud and Abuse by Empowering your Best Asset:  Your People
Sylvain Mansotte

888

Paper 41

Avoiding the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal in E-Procurement Systems: Imperative of Transparent Disclosure Norms and Certification of Critical Functionalities
JitendraKohli

905

Paper 42

Does Corruption Affect the Execution of Health Infrastructures? An Empirical Investigation
Marina Cavalieri, CalogeroGuccio and Ilde Rizzo

925

Paper 43

Corruption in Regulatory Reforms: Circumvented Regulation in China's Government Procurement
Na Zhou

956

Paper 44

Public Procurement In Malaysia:  Is There a Need for Reform? A Look at the Objectives of Public Procurement Principles with Particular Emphasis on Transparency and Accountability
Datin Grace Xavier andJohn Antony Xavier

974

 

Part VI. Public Procurement Methods And Approaches

 

Paper 45

Errors in Bill of Quantity in Public Procurement: How to Improve Accountability and Accuracy
Said Boukendour

993

Paper 46

Modification of Public Contracts and its Regulatory Models
Xavier CodinaGarcía-Andrade

1000

Paper 47

Public Procurement Procedures Which Attract Only One Bid
Lisbeth la Cour, and GrithSkovgaardØlykke

1008

Paper 48

Matters of Complaints Regarding Violations of the Procurement Procedures in Baltic States                                                                
LolitaEdolfa

1044

Paper 49

Evidence-Based Public Procurement Policy and Practice Transformation: A Toolkit for Stakeholder Intervention                    
Chrsitine Tonkin

1076

Paper 50

Application of the Principle of Proportionality: The Case of Penalty Clauses in Estonian Public Contracts
Mari Ann Simovart

1098

Paper 51

The Integrated Approach of Public Procurement
Sonny Sumarsono

1114

 

Part VII. Procurement Management

 

Paper 52

Universalistic Rules – Particularistic Implementation: The EU’s Single Market for Government Purchases
MihályFazekas and jiriSkuhrovec

1128

Paper 53

Interface between Public Procurement and Law on Protection of Foreign Investments
Monika Skalova

1149

Paper 54

Implementation of the WTO GPA: Analysis and Prediction for a Potential Member—China
Cheng Tang

1162

Paper 55

Public Procurement Performance and Compliance Monitoring System in Kosovo
IlazDuli, SafetHoxha, DritaGjonbalaj and MersadMujevic

1200

Paper 56

Debarment and Suspension in Public Procurement
Sandeep Verma

1236

Paper 57

Truthful Cost or Pricing Data Act: An Economic Analysis
Chong Wang, Rene G. Rendon and Crystal Champion

1263

Paper 58

Balanced Procurement: The Art of Sharing and Learning
Tanja Huse-Fagerlie

1292

Paper 59

Benchmarking Public Procurement: What It Brings to the Debate
FedericaSaliola, Tania Ghossein, Sophie Pouget, Elisabeth Danon, Maria Paula Gutierrez Casadiego, Natalia Del Valle Catoni, Raquel Mayer Cuesta, Dima Rbeiz

1329

Paper 60

Lacking Partnership in Private Public Partnership Projects
Marijke Nagelkerke and Marcelle van Valkenburg

1345

Paper 61

Causes of Construction Delay in Ethiopian Public Building Construction Projects
EphremGirma

1374

Paper 62

Effective Supervision of Public Procurement
Steve Guppy

1395

Paper 63

The Value for Money (VFM) Illusion: An Elusive Principle in the Public Procurement System in Uganda
Godfrey Mugurusi, John Paul Ssettumba and Peter AdokoObicci

1414

Paper 64

Quasi in House Exemption in the EU: A New Deal in the 2014 EU Directives?
Pieter Kuypers

1427

Paper 65

The Effects of the Relationship between Familiarity with Public Procurement Guidelines and Construction Project Cost Performance in Nigeria: A Mediation Approach Using Process Macro
AbdullahiNafiuZadawa

1493

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News Release

The 8th International Public Procurement Conference

Wednesday 8th – Friday 10th August, 2018

Arusha, Tanzania

Public Procurement remains a key focus for policy makers in this time of global downturn and austerity. As such both academics and practitioners have a desire to share their research and practice in an open and transparent environment. The platform for academic discussion and practitioner engagement is provided by IPPC, which is one of the largest international public procurement conferences. Over the last 14 years, IPPC events have attracted participants from about 100 countries. The forthcoming Eighth International Public Procurement Conference (IPPC8) will take place in Arusha City in Tanzania from 8th to 10th 2018. This remarkable event will bring together about 1,000 delegates across the globe. For detailed information about IPPC8, please click here.

Best Paper Awards

There are three best paper awards, with US$2,000 for the 1st best paper, US$1,000 for the 2nd best paper, and US$500 for the 3rd best paper.

Deadline for paper proposal submissions 31st October 2017
Notification of acceptance of paper proposals 20th September 2017
Closing date for full paper submissions 31st March 2018
Notification of acceptance of full papers 30th April 2018

Early registration (with reduced fees)

Before 15th May 2018

 

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The deadline for Abstract/Paper Proposal Submissions is 31st October, 2017...