SECOND INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CONFERENCE, 21 - 23 September 2006, Rome, Italy

CONTENTS

Part 1. PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AS A POLICY TOOLS

  1. Minority Business Development: "Is It a Regulatory Requirement?"
    A. Geter

  2. Environmentally Preferable Procurement: Greening U.S. State Government Fleets
    D. Rahm and J. D. Coggburn

  3. The Government’s Role in Aiding Small Business Federal Subcontracting Programs 
    in the United States

    M. Clark, III, C. Moutray, and R. Saade

  4. A State’s Systematic Innovations Provide Socio-Economic Opportunities
    K. Hartley

Part II. PROCUREMENT ETHICS AND ACCOUNTABILITY

  1. COTS Foundations: Essential Background and Terminology
    S. J. F. Baron

  2. Public Procurement for All: An Analysis of the United Nations System
    T. Sakane

  3. Public Sector Ethics and Contract Compliance Audits
    K. Sangster and J. Venti

  4. Tender Manipulation: Large Firms andInfrastructure Contracts
    T. Søreide

  5. Integrating Integrity and Procurement: The United Nations Convention against Corruption 
    and the UNCITRAL Model Procurement Law

    C. R. Yukins

  6. Reputational Commitments and Collusion in Procurement 
    G. Calzolari and G. Spagnolo

  7. Favoritism in public procurement: evidence from Sweden
    A. Hyytinen, S. Lundberg and O. Toivanen

  8. Grounds for Exclusion in Public Procurement: Measures in The Fight Against Corruption in European Union
    T. M. Arnáiz

Part III. E-PROCUREMENT

  1. E-Procurement at Work: A Practical Experience in Italy
    P. Giacalone, I. Manduchi and R. Gobbi

  2. How E-Government May Enhance Public Procurement?
    M. Corsi, A. Gumina and D. Ciriaci

  3. Reasons and Opportunities for Introducing a Government Procurement Card in Italy 
    E. Morley-Fletcher

  4. The Web-Based Core Competency Profile Assessment Tool
    C. S. Post and M. L. Brunette

  5. Role of ICT in Diminishing Collusion in Procurement 
    M. O. de Almeida

  6. Manipulating Soft Performance Indicators in Public Procurement 
    F. Dini and G. Spagnolo

Part IV. PUBLIC PROCUREMENT ISSUES AND REFORMS

  1. The Relationship between Contract Administration Problems and Contract Type
    B. Davison and R. J. Sebastian

  2. Sustainable Procurement: Emerging Issues 
    H. Walker and W. Phillips

  3. Outsourced Procurement Training for Defence in Australia 
    R. Doyle

  4. Procurement Transformation in Canada and the United Kingdom 
    M. Sykes and T. Hartley

Part V. OTHER ISSUES

  1. Oral Communication Capabilities of Governmental Purchasers in the USA 
    R. O. Large, C. Giménez and D. T. McCarthy

  2. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): A Public Procurement Best Practice 
    That Has Global Application
     
    J. R. Miller

  3. Collaborating on Procurement as a Shared Service 669
    J. G. Murray, P. G Rentell and D. Geere

  4. Public Private Partnerships as Modes of Procuring Public Infrastructure 
    and Service Delivery in Developing Countries: Lessons from Uganda 

    N. Charles

  5. Managing across Multiple Boundaries: Preliminary Findings from an Exploratory Study of PFI 
    Procurement Processes
     
    J. Zheng, M. Lewis, J. Roehrich, and H. Walker

  6. Emergency Contracting for Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans Gulf Area 
    M. M. D. Johnson

  7. Joint Bidding in Procurement 
    G. L. Albano, G. Spagnolo and M. Zanza

  8. Innovation-Promoting Public Procurement 
    S.-E. Hargeskog

  9. Design of Reasonable Multidimensional Auctions under Regulator Ignorance 
    P. A. Mori

  10. Supporting Facilities Management of Public Procurement: A Multicriteria 
    Approach to Sourcing Strategies in Health Sector
     
    A. Ancarani, G. Capaldo and T. Allegra

  11. Purchase-of-Service Contracting in Estonia 
    V. Lember and K. A. Kriz

  12. Public Procurement and Competition 
    L. Fiorentino

  13. Public Procurement Procedures 
    C. Csaba

  14. Using a Balanced Scorecard as a Strategic Tool in Public Purchasing 
    J. M. Smith

  15. Public Procurement and International Trade Agreements: Smaller Developing Economy Considerations from a Caricom Perspective
    S. Gayle-Sinclair

  16. The Use o Economic Pricing Models in Government Procurement 
    R. G. Rhodd, G. Scott and K. V. Thai

  17. "Build It or Not": Normative and Positive Theories of Public-Private Partnerships 
    D. Martimort and J. Pouyet

  18. Building and Managing Facilities for Public Services
    J. Bennett and E. Iossa

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