Book title: “Global Public Procurement: Theories and Practices”

(Editors: Khi V. Thai and Robin A. Suryo, 2016).

This book was published by Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland in 2017 Global Public Procurement: Theories and Practices (ISBN 978-3-319-49279-7).
Please contact the publisher if you wish to purchase a hard copy). Please note that chapters’ page numbers in this IPPC book are different from chapters’ page numbers in the book published by Spingler.

 

Table of Contents

Preface

1.Global Public Procurement Theories And Practices : An Introduction
Khi V. Thai*

Part I. Public Procurement as a Public Policy Tool

2.Public Procurement In Lithuania: (Dis)Balance Between Profitability And Environmental Protection
Dovilė Šličiuvienė*

3.The Social Value In Social Clauses: Methods Of Measuring And Evaluation In Social Procurement
Deirdre Halloran*

4.Promoting Public Procurement Of Sustainable Innovations: Approaches For Effective Market Dialogue
Katriina Alhola, Marja Salo, Riina Antikainen and Annukka Berg*

5.Analyzing Local And Sme Participation In Public Procurement – Evidence From Seven Finnish Municipalities
Timo Kivistö and Veli Matti Virolainen*

6.Small Public Procurement Contracts: A Comparison Of The French, Dutch And Belgian Legal Treatments
Bert Baeyens*

7. The Effect Of A Government Target For The Procurement Of Innovation: The Case Of The Uk’s Small Business Research Initiative
Jillian Yeow, John Rigby, and Yanchao Li

Part II. Performance-based Public Procurement

8.Contractual Governance Mechanisms, Dynamic Capabilities, Transactional Specific Relationships And Supplier Performance In Uganda
Desire Kansiime, Joseph M. Ntayi and Arthur Ahimbisibwe*

9. Explaining The Policy-Practice Gap In U.S. Federal Contracting: Institutional Isopraxism And Performancebased Acquisition1
Bryan F. Mansfield and Keith F. Snider*

10.A Price Review Framework For Maintenance, Repair And Operations Procurement Contracts In The Public Sector
Lian Kiang Tan and Shao Hung Goh*

11. Quality of Local Environment and Efficiency in Public Works Execution
Calogero Guccio, Ilde Rizzo and Domenico Lisi

12. Strengthening the Effectiveness of Exclusion Mechanism in Public Procurement
Richo Andi Wibowo

PART III. Other Public Procurement Issues

13. Public Procurement in TTIP: An Opportunity to Set Global Standards
Eleanor Aspey

14. Asymmetric Information and Integrity Pacts for Public Procurement: A Case Study
Siri Khoman

15. Managing the Risks of Outsourcing a Health Service Function
Suvituulia Taponen

16. Best Practice in South African Construction Procurement Law
Allison Anthony

17. The What, Who, and How of Public Procurement: Job Functions Performed and Managed by Professionals
Joshua Steinfeld

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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 and open and transparent environment. In Arusha, Tanzania, the eighth International Public Procurement Conference (IPPC8) will take place. The IPPC is one of the largest, if not the largest, international public procurement conference globally dedicated to academic discussion and practitioner engagement. Over the last 14 years having built its profile in attracting partcipants from almost100 countries. 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

 

Paper Preparation Guidelines. The general format of the manuscript should be as follows....

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