FIFTH INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CONFERENCE, August 17 - 19, 2012, Seattle, USA

CONTENTS

 

Part I: PUBLIC PROCUREMENT UNDER UCERTAINTY AND COMPLEX ENVIRONMENT

1-1. Finding Optimal Procurement Strategies under Risks
Alexander S. Belenky

1-2. Security Instability and Rural Road Financing: Evidence from Nepal
Radia Benamghar and Atsushi Iimi

1-3. Government Clouds: Experiences and Risk Management
Luigi R. F. Sciusco

1-4. Is UNCITRAL Model Law in Procurement of Goods, Construction and Services a SuitableLegal Model to “All” States? – Case of Afghanistan
Ewa Suwara

1-5. Evolving Roles of Procurement Intelligence and Public Procurement Facilitate the Successful Delivery of a Natural Disaster Restoration Infrastructure Program
Abraham Ninan and Tony Plucknett

Part 2. TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION, E-MARKET, E-PROCUREMENT AND E-GOVERNMENT

2-1. Small but Not Too Much! Evaluating Small and Medium Enterprises’ Performance in the Italian Government’s e-Marketplace
G. L. Albano , F. Antellini Russo, G. Castaldi and R. Zampino

2-2. Government Purchasing: Taking Procurement Card Programs to the Next Level
Steven Michael Demel

2-3. How Businesses Benefit the Most from E-Procurement: A Dutch Architectural Approach
Kornelis Drijfhout

2-4. Pan-European Interoperable Electronic Public Procurement: Enabling Its Implementation within the European Union Institutions, Agencies and Other Bodies, and Facilitating Its Adoption across the Member States
Francisco Garcia Moran

2-5. E-Procurement System in Albania, Impact and Lessons Learned
Reida Kashta

2-6. Public Procurement System and E-Government Implementation in Bangladesh: The Role of Public Administration
Jitendra Kohli

2-7. Case Study on the Economic Crisis Management through Public Construction Works, Employed by the Korean Government
Shakeel Ahmed Ibne Mahmood

2-8. Role of Public E-Procurement Technology to Reduce Corruption in Government Procurement
Arjun Neupane, Jeffrey Soar, Kishor Vaidya, and Jianming Yong

2-9. Challenges in Maximizing Transformative Impacts: Public Policy and Financial Management through E-Procurement
Alexandru V. Roman

2-10. The Technological Intensity of Government Demand and Private R&D Activities
Viktor Slavtchev and Simon Wiederhold

2-11. Critical Factors That Influenced E-Procurement Implementation Success in the State of Arizona: The Procure AZ Project
Jean Clark, Chris Kennedy, Tanja Schmitt, and John Walters

2-12. The Benefits of The Financial Value Chain Integration: The Italian Experience through CBI
Liliana Fratini Passi

2-13. A Model to Measure E-Procurement Impacts on Organizational Performance
Francesco Gardenal, Andrea D’Angelo and Valerio Manzo

2-14. E-Procurement at the University of Toronto: Productivity Savings and the SME Challenge
Eddy Jin

2-15. The Evaluation for Value-Oriented Public E-Procurement Service
Mi Jung Lee and Sun Joong Lee

2-16. Procurement Governance Framework: Success to E-Government Procurement (E-GP) System Implementation
Rajesh Kumar Shakya

2-17. The Efficacy of Applying Maturity Models to Public E-Procurement and E-Government
Eric Prier, Csaba Csáki and Clifford McCue

2-18. Carbon Footprint in Public E-Procurement: A Methodology for the Measurement of Carbon Footprint in the Public Procurement System
Santiago Sinclair-Lecaros, Guillermo Burr, Alex Godoy-Faúndez and Claudio Loyola

2-19. Pooled Procurement in Brazil: Theory and Evidence from the Brazilian System of Price Registration
Klenio Barbosa

Part 3. LAW, TREATIES AND LEGILSATIVE FRAMEWORKS

3-1. Measurement of Public Procurement Systems: Novel Methods and Instruments Applied to the E.U. Member States
Michele Cozzio

3-2. SMEs’ Redress Participation in EU Public Contracts in the Wake of the Evolution Centralised Procurement Review Bodies?
Michael Doherty, Paul Davis, Emma McEvoy, Anthony Flynn and David McKevitt

3-3. Positive Obligations Derived from the EU Treaties
Carina Risvig Hansen

3-4. The Principle of Fairness as a Cornerstone of a Global Procurement Law
Cristian Iaione

3-5. Regulating Procurement In Commercial Public Entities - Merits and Demerits
Reginald G. Mamiro

3-6. The Differential Public Procurement Regime (“RDC”) for the 2014 Brazil FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympics
Daniel Pezzutti Ribeiro Teixeira

3-7. Towards (Further) EU Harmonization of Public Contract Law
Chris Jansen, Songül Mutluer, Anja van den Borne, Sophie Prent and Ulysse Ellian

3-8. The Transparency Requirement Based on Legal Principles - The Possibilities of Exceptions from the Requirements of Transparency When Awarding Public Contracts Covered Only by EU Primary Law
Andrea Sundstrand

3-9. A Comparative Analysis of the Nigerian Public Procurement Act against International Best Practice
Sope Williams-Elegbe

3-10. The China’s Government Procurement International Trade Negotiations in the Energy Sector with WTO Members
Stéphane Coudé

Part 4. CONTRAT MANAGEMENT

4-1. Determinants and Constraints to Effective Procurement Contract Management in Uganda: A Practitioner’s Perspective
Pross N. Oluka and Benon C. Basheka

4-2. Japan Public Works Construction Contracting Methods and the Rebuilding of Japan after the March 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami
Edward J. Pabor and Satoshi Ishida

4-3. Eliciting Maximum Performance in Service Contracting
John F. Riley, Jacob Kashiwagi and Dean Kashiwagi

4-4. A Methodology for Predicting the Significant Potential Contract Risks at the Tender Evaluation Stage for Construction Projects At State Energy Companies In Trinidad And Tobago
Don Samuel

4-5. The Impact of Contract Design on Contractor Performance – A Second Look
David R. Shetterly, C.J. Duan, Anand Krishnamoorthy, Maria Kronenburg and Kim Loutzenhiser

4-6. A Conceptual Framework for Efficient Design of Counter-Obligations in Government Contracts and Licenses
Sandeep Verma

4-7. A Case Study, Innovations in Construction by the United States Army Corps of Engineers
James J. Rich and James D. Bartha

4-8. Towards Efficiency in Public Procurement: Simplifying Procedures and Reducing the Administrative Burden
José María Gimeno-Feliú

4-9. Changing the Paradigm
Dean Kashiwagi, Jacob Kashiwagi, Jake Smithwick and Isaac Kashiwagi

4-10. A Further Examination of the Relationship between Contract Administration Problems and Contract Type
Bill Davison, Richard J. Sebastian, Ph.D and Tina M. Borger

Part 5. SUSTAINABLE AND GREEN PROCUREMENT

5-1. Sustainable Procurement as a Secondary Policy Tool and Turkey Case
Abdullah Korkmaz

5-2. Objective Effectiveness of Green Public Procurement
Sofia Lundberg, Per-Olov Marklund and Elon Strömbäck

5-3. Carbon Footprint Calculators for Public Procurement of Six Product Groups
Maija Mattinen and Ari Nissinen

5-4. User-Driven Innovations to Decrease Climate Impacts – Finnish Procurement Cases
Ari Nissinen, Maija Mattinen and Katriina Alhola

5-5. Hundred Percents? Six Years of Sustainable Procurement in the Netherlands
Take Padding

5-6. The Big Chill: Initial Effort to Save Operating Costs Turned a Complex Project into an Innovative, Green Effort and Sustainability
Cheri Alexander and Robert Mattingly

5-7. Public Procurement Benchmarking: Conceptual Model and First Empirical Findings
Thu Ha Vu Thi, Michael Essig and Markus Amann

5-8. The Impact of the Selection of Construction Delivery Method on Achieving Best Value and Sustainablity: The European and U.S. Experiences
J.C. Kawika Vellalos and Stephen B. Gordon

5-9. Social Value Orientation and Regulation Compliance in Ugandan Public Procurement
Joseph M. Ntayi, Henry Mutebi, Pascal Ngoboka and Gidah Kyeyune

5-10. Sustainable Procurement: An International Policy Analysis of 30 OECD Countries
Helen Walker, Jeff Mayo, Steve Brammer, Anne Touboulic and Jane Lynchc

5-11. China and a Sustainable Future: Green Growth and Sustainable Public Procurement Policies and Strategies
Ed Schwerin

5-12. A Sustainable Public Procurement System for Large-Scale Natural Disasters: The Case of the Temporary Housing Program after the East Japan Earthquake
Satoru Tanaka

Part 6. ACCOUNTABILITY, RESPONSIBILITY, TRANSPARENCY AND CORRUPTION

6-1. Efficiency, Accountability and Transparency In Public Procurement: The Level of Compliance in Africa (Ethiopian Case)
Gizachew Abebe

6-2. Improving Transparency in Public Procurement in Ghana
Collins Ameyaw, Sarfo Mensah and Ernest Osei-Tutu

6-3. Transparency and Integrity in Public Procurement: Progress Made in OECD Countries in the Last Three Years
Elodie Beth

6-4. Why Do Corrupt Behaviours Feature So Prominently in Public Procurement?
Richard Doyle

6-5. Learning from Russian Public Procurement Reforms: Phenomenon of Efficient Quasi- Corruption
Andrey Ivanov

6-6. Low Value Procurement and Transparency: Squaring Circle
Pedro Telles

6-7. Dispelling Fear and Loathing in Government Acquisition: A Proposal for Cultivational Governance in DOD Source Selections
Steve M. Maser and Fred Thompson

6-8. Bid Distribution and Transaction Costs
Mats A. Bergman and Johan Y. Stake

6-9. Information Transparency in Public Procurement: How It Works in Russian Regions
Anna Balsevich, Svetlana Pivovarova and Elena Podkolzina

6-10. Increased Transparency in Bases of Selection and Award Decisions
Jonathan Mak

6-11. Citizen-Driven Approaches (CDA) for Combating Public Procurement Corruption in Uganda’s Local Government Systems: An Empirical Survey
Benon C. Basheka , Pross N. Oluka and Godfrey Mugurusi

6-12. Cross Regional Differences in the Relative Prices for Public Procurement Contracts in Russia: The Information Transparency Explanation
Balsevich Anna, Pivovarova Svetlana and Podkolzina Elena

6-13. Blacklisting in Russian Public Procurement: How It Doesn't Work
Elena Podkolzina and Tatiana Voytova

6-14. The Influence of Political Patronage on the Operationalization of Public Procurement Law in Kenya
Njuguna Humphrey Kimani

6-15. Enhancing Transparency through the Use of Standaridised Procurement Templates?
Emma McEvoy and Bruno Herbots

6-16. The Contribution of Public Procurement to Coherence of the Multi-Layered Governance in Implementing Labor Standards
Maria Anna Corvaglia

Part 7. REFORMS AND TRANSFORMATION OF GOVERNANCE

7-1. Transformation of Government Procurement in Malaysia: Directions and Initiatives
Khairul Naim Adham and Chamhuri Siwar

7-2. Reforms of Public Procurement in the Western Balkans
Ilaz Duli, Safet Hoxha and Mersad Mujovic

7-3. Potential Accession to the Gpa: Cost-Benefit Analysis on Vietnam
Sangeeta Khorana

7-4. The Role of Procurement Review Bodies Post Transposition of the Remedies Directive in Europe
Michael Doherty, Paul Davis, Emma McEvoy, Anthony Flynn and David McKevitt

7-5. Public Procurement System and Reform in Afghanistan
Anwar M. Raufi

7-6. Public Service Contracts in Turkey: An Overview of Contracted out Governmental Services
Eren Toprak

7-7. Development and Reform of the Kenyan Public Procurement System
Jerome Ochieng and Mathias Muehle

7-8. Procurement Governance and Administrative Efficiency in Uganda: An Empirical Relational Analytical Framework
Benon C. Basheka, Milton Tumutegyereize and Cornelia Kakooza Sabiiti

7-9. Structural Reform and Efficiency in Public Administration. Measuring the “Productivity Potential” in Italy
Paolo Cosseddu, Maria Cozzolino and Ernesto Lorenzo Felli

7-10. Second (or, from a European Point of View, 3rd) Generation Procurement Law Reform: Principles and Underlying Policies
Maria Silvia Sabbatini

7-11. Implementation Official Public Procurement System of Ecuador
Francisco Páez

7-12. Second Generation Construction Procurement Reform
Veluppillai Mohan

7-13. Second Generation Procurement Reform in the Context of Legislative and Regulatory Framework of the Public Procurement System in the Gambia
Saihou Kinteh

7-14. Second Generation Procurement. Moving From Compliance to Results in Public Procurement. Trends, Challenges and Opportunities from the Uganda Experience.
Cornelia K. Sabiiti and Edwin Muhumuza

7-15. Public Procurement of Unpko: Focusing on its Budgetary Significance and Basic Modalities
Toro Sakane

7-16. Wearers of Many Hats: Matched Funding and Opportunity Costs in Public Procurement - Leading the Way by Doing More with Less
Daniel G. Bauer

Part 8. PUBLIC POLICY, PUBLIC VALUE AND SOCIAL OUTCOMES

8-1. Public Investment Strategy and Public Procurement Efficiency
Nouredine Bensouda

8-2. Integration by Public Procurement: Harmonization of Public Procurement Policies in Order to Promote the Regional Integration
Eric Patrick Ky

8-3. Formality vs. 3-E Principles In Public Procurement
Igor Šoltes

8-4. Twin Policies: Different “Parents” –The Case of Ethnic “Preferences” in Government Procurement
Mary M. Dickens Johnson

8-5. What Does It Mean Value for Customer in Public Services?
Alessandro Ancarani and Francesco Mascali

8-6. Public Procurement and Cohesion Policy
Györgyi Nyikos and Tünde Tatrai

8-7. Use of National Procurement Systems: Vision or Reality? The Case of Agricultural Development and Rural Poverty Reduction Investments in Oil Poor Countries of the Middle East and North Africa Region
Dina Saleh

8-8. Leading Public Innovation Procurement
Marieke van Putten

8-9. Internal Factors Affecting Procurement Process of Supplies in the Public Sector; A Survey of Kenya Government Ministries
John Karanja Ngugi and Hildah W. Mugo

8-10. Competitive Neutrality in Public Procurement and Competition Policy: An Ongoing Challenge Analised in View of the Proposed New Directive
Albert Sánchez Graells

Part 9. MERKETS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

9-1. Base Lining Public Procurement Practice - An Irish Case Study
Tom O’Brien, Paul Davis and Anthony Flynn

9-2. Du Dispositif de Controle des Arches Publics au Cameroun
Ngaketch Tadoum Jean Marie and Mebada Mebada Grégoire

9-3. An Empirical Examination of the Economic Impact of State Procurement Preference Policies
Sawsan Abutabenjeh

9-4. Can Public Policy Be Challenged by Supplier Management Policies? A Policy Conundrum for Market Economies
Guy Callender

9-5. Small and Medium Enterprises (SMES) and Public Procurement Contracts in Developing Countries
Peter W. Obanda

9-6. Leveraging International Public Procurement in Support Economic Development: Forecasting Public Sector Expenditures and Market Size In Turkey
Travis K. Taylor and Murat A. Yülek

9-7. Common Conditions In Procurement and the Market: An Amsterdam Case
W.B. ten Haaf

9-8. The Contribution of Public Procurement to U.S. Federal Government’s Rescue of the Late 2000s Economic Recession
Yaotai Lu

9-9. Small Business Research in a World of Skewed Returns
Major Toby Edison and Kevin Carman

9-10. The Experience of Information Acquisition in Chilean Public Market via BI Implementation
Claudio Loyola and Maruzella Ortíz

9-11. Readdressing Price Models in Bid Rigging Detection: A Transaction Cost Model Portland Procurement Agencies
Adam Williams

Part 10. HEALTH SECTOR PROCUREMENT

10-1. Improving Pharmaceutical Procurement: AVCP Guidelines for Italian Public Health Structures
Federico Dini and Alberto Cucchiarelli

10-2. Building Effective, Sustainable Systems for Procuring Essential Reproductive Health Supplies
Jessica Cohen, Cindy Reeh, and Keith Neroutsos

Part 11. TENDERING, COMPETITION AND AUCTIONS

11-1. State of Idaho Procurement of It Services
Mark Little and Dean Kashiwagi

11-2. Regulation of E-Auctions in the US Federal Procurement System: Lessons from the E- Auction Rules in the United Kingdom
Ama Eyo

11-3. Government Procurement and Innovation: The Creation of an Environment for Competitiveness in Small Developing Countries
Barry Anthony Ishmael

11-4. Pro-Collusion Features of Commonly Used Scoring Rules in Public Procurement
Riccardo Pacini

11-5. Preliminary (Ex-Ante) Centralized Control over Negotiated Procedures without prior Notice – The Practice of The Public Procurement Agency of Bulgaria
Miglena Pavlova

11-6. The Auction versus Negotiation Tradeoff in Public Procurement under Political Scrutiny
Eshien Chong, Carine Staropoli and Anne Yvrance-Billon

11-7. The Prisoners Dilemma: Discussion or Dialogue?
Kees Tazelaar

11-8. Procurement Procedures as Predictors for Cost and Time Overruns in Construction
Robert Ågren, Kristian Widén and Stefan Olander

11-9. The Lower Bid Bias
Omer Dekel and Amos Schurr

Part 12. THE ROLES, LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONALIZATION OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

12-1. Professionalisation and Capacity Building Subject: The Need for Procurement Leaders, Leadership and Reform
Margaret Gilbert

12-2. Leadership Ethical Orientations, Mindfulness and Procurement Contract Performance in the COMESA Central Governments
Joseph M. Ntayi, Pascal Ngoboka, Isaac Ndahiro and Sarah Eyaa

12-3. Talent Management Strategies for Public Procurement Professionals in Global Organizations
Denise Bailey Clark

12-4. Determining Optimum Training Processes and Outcomes for Government Procurement Professionals
René Kling

12-5. Strengthening Procurement Workforce: Korea’s Case for Enhancing Expertise Both Public and Private Procurement Workforce
Kyung-Soon Chang

12-6. Succession Planning: Support and Formal Guidelines for Career Development in Public Procurement
Wendell C. Lawther

Part 13. DEFENSE PROCUREMENT

13-1. Defense Procurement Reform in the EU: From an Italian Perspective
Elena Palloni and Paolo Lizza

13-2. United States Air Supremacy: Government Purchasing and Supply Chain Management of the F-22 Raptor
Joshua M. Steinfeld

13-3. Collaborative Programs: A Step towards More Efficient Defense Procurement in the EU?
Baudouin Heuninckx

13-4. The Fiscal-Military Origin of Procurement Contract: Reappraisal of the “Revolutionary” Thesis
S.N. Nyeck

13-5. Enhancing Defense Acquisition Processes with Evidenced‐Based Analysis: An Illustrative Case Using DOD’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program
Major Toby Edison and Thomas R Edison

13-6. A Taxonomy of Strategic Sourcing for Defense Forces in Sub-Saharan Africa
Joseph M. Ntayi, Ephraim Mugume and Irene Namugeny

13-7. Cost Efficiency of Defense Procurement: What We Can and Can’t Learn from French Lessons
K. J. Euske and Chong Wang

13-8. Impact of Contract Bundling and Consolidation on Defense Acquisition System and Defense Industrial Base: The Case of the U.S. Department of the Navy
Max V. Kidalov

13-9. Public Procurement and Corporate Social Responsibility: A Comparison of Private Firms and U.S. Defense Contractors
Andrew J. Pratt, Rene G. Rendon, and Keith F. Snider

Part 14. INTERNATIONAL TRADE

14-1. A Model of Trade Restrictiveness Index: Its Application and Implications in Public Procurement
Demalesh Demessie

14-2. The Market Access Restrictions for Foreign Economic Operators under the Turkish Public Procurement Law: A Critique on Protectionism
Mehmet Bedii Kaya

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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.

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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.

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