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JOPP 2003

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CONTENTS

Invitation to Negotiate: Determining the Boundaries of Innovative Source Selection ..................................................................... 301
W. C. Lawther

Vendor Diversity in Public Sector Purchasing: The Case of the Florida Department of Health ...................................................... 320
S. A. Watson, R. G. Brooks, T. Arnold, K. Mason and C. McEachron

The Proper Use of Offsets in International Procurement ................................................................................................................. 338
T. K. Taylor

The Impact of Public Firms Commercialisation on Purchasing Management .................................................................................. 357
A. Ancarani

China’s Legal Framework for Public Procurement ........................................................................................................................... 370
R. Rothery


USEFUL REPRINTS

Federal Procurement: Better Guidance and Monitoring Needed to Assess Purchases of Environmentally Friendly Products ....... 390
U.S. General Accounting Office


BOOK REVIEW

A History of Government Contracting ............................................................................................................................................... 416
P. Nguyen

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Assessing Federal Procurement Reform: Has the Procurement Pendulum Stopped Swinging? ........................................... 145
J. A. Pegnato

Managing the Italian Healthcare System: The Viewpoint of The Purchasing and Marketing Office ........................................ 176
E. Vagnoni

A Review of State Procurement and Contracting ..................................................................................................................... 192
J. R. Bartle and R. L. Korosec

The Use of Qualifications-Based Selection on Public Procurement: A Survey Research ........................................................ 215
Y. Qiao and G. Cummings

Procuring Expertise: The Case of Local Government Water and Sewer Rate Analyses .......................................................... 250
G. A. Gianakis and X.-H. Wang


USEFUL REPRINTS

VA and Defense Health Care: Potential Exists for Savings Through Joint Purchasing of Medical and Surgical Supplies ....... 275
U.S. General Accounting Office


BOOK REVIEW

The Procurement Revolution ..................................................................................................................................................... 287
R. Nyhan

CONTENTS


NIGP President's Letter .............................................................................................................................................. 1
J. A. Clark

Exploring Differences in the American States' Procurement Practices ....................................................................... 3
J. D. Coggburn

Controlling Warehouse Performance With Statistical Process Methods ..................................................................... 29
P. Lightfoot and R. G. Kauffman

Performance Measures for Evaluating the Financial Benefits of State Term Commodity Contracts ........................... 43
S. E. Celec, E. J. Nosari and D. Voich, Jr.

A Comparison of Purchasing's Organizational Roles and Responsibilities in the Public and Private Sector ............... 57
P. F. Johnson, M. R. Leenders and C. McCue

P-Card Utilization in Municipal Government: Advantages and Concerns ..................................................................... 75
J. L. Daly and M. A. Buehner

The Florida Sunshine Law and Evaluation Committees ................................................................................................ 95
K. W. Buffington


USEFUL REPRINTS

Highway Infrastructure: Preliminary Information on the Timely Completion of Highway Construction Projects .......... 108
U.S. General Accounting Office


BOOK REVIEW

You Don't Always Get What You Pay For: The Economics of Privatization ................................................................ 128
D. R. Shetterl

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