The Government Manager’s Guide to Contract Law

The Government Manager’s Guide to Contract Law

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This practical volume offers clear and helpful guidance on the laws governing federal contracts. From information on the types of contracts used in government to ways to interpret those contracts, the book covers the basics that every government manager needs to know. Information on complying with ethics requirements in general, and in the solicitation process and contract administration in particular, is especially pertinent. The author also explains the government managera€™s liability both to the government and to the public. This book covers all the aspects of contract law that every government manager should know to be both effective and in compliance. Contents: How Is Government Contract Law Different? a€c The Two Types of Government Lawsuits a€c Types of Contracts a€c The Government Managera€™s Role a€c Complying with Government Ethics Requirements a€c Fighting Fraud a€c Liability to the Government and the Public a€c Acronyms and AbbreviationsThe government canbe liablefor the mistakes ofan independent contractorif thatcontractor isan a€œagenta€ of the ... the detailed physical performance of the contractor orifthe government supervises theday-to-day operations ofthe contractor.

Title:The Government Manager’s Guide to Contract Law
Author:Terrence M. O’Connor
Publisher:Management Concepts Inc. - 2014-04-01


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