State and Local Government Procurement: A Practical Guide
NASPO has released the third edition of its flagship publication, “State and Local Government Procurement: A Practical Guide.” First published in 2008 and updated in 2015, the 2019 edition is an indispensable reference tool for both new and experienced government procurement professionals.
Keeping pace with changes in procurement trends, the third edition of the Practical Guide has several new features, including IT procurement, sustainable purchasing and the use of eProcurement systems. The latest guide also includes expanded narratives on procurement planning, source selection methods, evaluation of bids and proposals, quality assurance and contract management.
Copies of the Practical Guide can be purchased as a digital eBook through your favorite eBook provider: Amazon, Apple, Kobo, eBooks and Redshelf!
This book is no longer available to order in hard copy.
|Table of Contents|
|Table of Contents|
|Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION|
|Chapter 2: PROCUREMENT LEADERSHIP, ORGANIZATION, AND VALUE|
|Chapter 3: THE IMPORTANCE OF COMPETITION|
|Chapter 4: STRATEGIES AND PLANS|
|Chapter 5: NON-CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS AND SCOPES OF WORK|
|Chapter 6: SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT CONSIDERATIONS AND STRATEGIES|
|Chapter 7: COMPETITION: SOLICITATIONS AND METHODS|
|Chapter 8: NONCOMPETITIVE AND LIMITED COMPETITION PROCUREMENTS|
|Chapter 9: BID AND PROPOSAL EVALUATION AND AWARD|
|Chapter 10: CONTRACTING FOR SERVICES|
|Chapter 11: PROCUREMENT OF CONSTRUCTION AND RELATED SERVICES|
|Chapter 12: COOPERATIVE PURCHASING|
|Chapter 13: QUALITY ASSURANCE|
|Chapter 14: CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AND CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION|
|Chapter 15: PROCUREMENT PROGRAM INTEGRITY AND CREDIBILITY|
|Chapter 16: SURPLUS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT|
|Chapter 17: PROTESTS, DISPUTES, AND CLAIMS|
|Chapter 18: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS|
|Chapter 19: ePROCUREMENT|
|Chapter 20: PROCUREMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY|
|Chapter 21: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT|
|Chapter 22: EMERGING ISSUES IN STATE AND LOCAL PROCUREMENT|