Publications: IPPC I

Boca Raton, FL, USA: PrAcademics Press, 2004. 


            List of Editors

            List of Contributors

  1. Challenges in Public Procurement 
    Khi V. Thai

  2. Challenges in Public Procurement: Comparative Views of Public Procurement Reform in Gambia
    Wayne A. Wittig and Habib Jeng

  3. Procurement Watch, Inc.: The Role of Civil Society in Public Procurement Reforms in The Philippines
    Maria Kristina Villanueva Pimentel

  4. Reforming Public Procurement Sector in Turkey
    Kadir Akın Gözel

  5. Government-wide Review of Procurement: Redesigning Canadian Procurement
    Government-wide Review of Procurement Task Force

  6. Balancing Socioeconomic and Public Procurement Reform Goals: Effective Metrics for Measuring
    Small Business Participation in Public Procurement
    Timothy S. Reed, Patricia G. Luna, William C. Pike

  7. A Tale of Two Cities in The Search for the Perfect Procurement System
    Guy Callender and Jim McGuire

  8. Public-Private Partnerships As an Element of Public Procurement Reform in Germany
    Alexander Batran, Michael Essig, and Berthold Schaeher

  9. Public Procurement Partnerships
    Wendell C. Lawther and Lawrence L. Martin

  10. An Exploratory Analysis of Public Procurement Practices in Europe
    Gustavo Piga and Matteo Zanza

  11. Developing the Concept of Supply Strategy in the English National Health Service:
    Longitudinal Empirical Research

    Helen Walker, Christine Harland and Louise Knight

  12. Reputation Mechanisms and Electronic Markets: Economic Issues and Proposals for Public Procurement
    Giancarlo Spagnolo and Federico Dini

  13. Overcoming Resistance to a Paradigm Shifting Change in the Federal Sector: 
    Share-in-Savings Contracting—From the
    Concept to Application
    Kenneth J. Buck

  14. The Challenge of Bringing Industry Best Practices to Public Procurement: 
    Strategic Sourcing and Commodity Councils

    Timothy S. Reed, Dan E. Bowman, and Michael E. Knipper

  15. The Impact of Product Liability Legislation on the Procurement of Pharmaceuticals Within HPSS Trusts
     in Northern Ireland

    Ruth Fee and Jill Mairs

  16. Promoting Competitive Markets: The Role of Public Procurement
    Nigel Caldwell, Helen Walker, Christine Harland, Louise Knight, and Jurong Zheng

  17. UK Public Procurement Policy and the Delivery of Public Value
    Andrew Erridge

  18. Benchmarking Municipal Public Procurement Activities in Finland
    Timo Kivistö and Veli-Matti Virolainen

  19. Performance-Based Procurement: The Key to Effective Basic Services Provision in Developing Countries
    Patricia I.. Baquero

  20. Organizational and Individual Drivers of Compensation of Public Sector Buyers
    Mohamad G. Alkadry and N. Bhargava

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News Release

The 9th International Public Procurement Conference

Thursday – Saturday, October 3-5, 2024
Umm Al Quwain University, United Arab Emirates

Public procurement is both a science and an art, and requires knowledge and analytical skills, and keen judgment. As such both academics and practitioners have a desire to share their research and practice in and open and transparent environment. The 9th International Public Procurement Conference (IPPC9) will take place at the Umm Al Quwain University, United Arab Emirates, October 3-5, 2024. For detailed IPPC9 information, including submissions deadlines for paper proposals and full papers, best paper awards, registration fees and hotels


Call for Paper Proposal

We would like to invite your submission of paper proposals for the 9th International Public Procurement Conference to be held in at the Umm Al Quwain University, United Arab Emirates, October 3-5, 2024.

October 3-5, 2024, Umm Al Quwain University, United Arab Emirates

Deadline for paper proposal submissions

20th December 2023

Notification of acceptance of paper proposals

31st December 2023

Closing date for full paper submissions

30th June 2024

Notification of acceptance of full papers

31st July 2024

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

The deadline for Abstract/Paper Proposal Submissions (IPPC9) is 20th December 2023