Since the 1990s, government at all levels is under increasing pressure to do more with less. However, despite the U.S. government spending about 15 to 20 percent of its GDP on contracts for goods and services, there is a paucity of reference books for public procurement officials and very few...
Published August 28th 2008 by Auerbach Publications
International Cases and Commentary
In many countries and sectors, public procurement is developing from a functional orientation to an effective socio-economic policy lever. There is a great interest among managers and academics to learn from other countries’ and other sectors’ change initiatives and how they dealt with the...
Published June 7th 2007 by Routledge
Proponents of globalization argue that it protects the global environment from degradation and promotes worldwide sustainable economic growth while opponents argue the exact opposite. Examining the local, national, and international impacts of globalization, the Handbook of Globalization and the...
Published February 5th 2007 by CRC Press
"Presents a comprehensive overview of the current state of health care and availability worldwide. Focuses on the appraoch to the provision of quality, cost-effective health care systems by ""established"" and developing member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development...
Published November 1st 2001 by CRC Press