Contract administration (61 - 70 of 86 items)
DOD Management of Contracting and Real Property Maintenance
089269: Jun 2, 1980
No summary is currently available...
Department of Energy Procurement Practices
111719: Feb 29, 1980
The Department of Energy's (DOE) procurement practices were discussed. DOE is the largest civil procuring agency in the Federal Government, with reported obligations of about $9.2 billion for 5,800 contracts for fiscal year 1979. A review of DOE contracting practices indicated the following weaknesses: contracting practices which avoid or limit competition, contractor involvement in the performanc...
B-195771: Published: Feb 11, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 1980.
A firm alleged that discrimination against it has prevented it from obtaining contracts for federally funded projects. The complaint concerned three general areas: (1) allegations that serveral water project contracts were improperly awarded or administered by an agency, (2) Small Business Administration (SBA) refusal to issue a loan or bid bond guarantee while guaranteeing loans to a competitor,...
Review of the Army Procurement Practices in Europe
B-132969: Published: Jun 11, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 11, 1979.
A review of Army procurement practices in Germany included the procedures and practices for requirements determination, bid solicitation and evaluation, contract award, and contract administration. The review was directed primarily toward real property repair and maintenance contracts because of the diversity of the type work performed and the magnitude of contract procurements, which amounted to...
Efforts of the Department of Labor To Develop a Computer System To Support the Federal Employees' Compensation Act Program
109068: Apr 10, 1979
Due to an increasing claims workload, the Employment Standards Administration (ESA) of the Department of Labor has been attempting since 1974 to develop a computer system to administer the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) program in its 15 district offices. Although over $6 million has been spent and there have been three separate attempts to develop the system, only 2 of the 28 processi...
GSA's Multiple Award Schedule Program
108553: Feb 6, 1979
GAO conducted a review of an audit performed by the General Services Administration's (GSA) Office of Audits and Investigations concerning the Federal Supply Service in response to a Senate request to determine if proper auditing procedures were followed. Results indicated that the audit findings were generally accurate. The Federal Supply Service should, as previously stated in the GSA audit; dis...
Procurement Commission Alumni Association Meeting
094691: Oct 5, 1978
No summary is currently available...
Selected Reference Works on Government Contracting: An Annotated Bibliography
113320: Oct 1, 1978
This guide to reference works on government contracting is intended for the person without a legal background or a familiarity with the procedures of government contracting who is seeking information, or planning to do work in this area. Its purpose is to introduce the basic reference tools which serve as guides to research in the field. This listing is selective and provides only brief descriptio...
Observations on the Management and Use of Resources at the National Medical Audiovisual Center
HRD-78-95: Published: Mar 28, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1978.
Employees at the National Medical Audiovisual Center (NMAC) in Atlanta, Georgia, alleged that: NMAC was incurring excessive costs because it was contracting for audiovisual production rather than producing in-house, NMAC was lax in enforcing contract deadlines and was receiving poor quality work from contractors, and NMAC was not fully or productively using its personnel and equipment. Allegations...
History of Contract Awarded To Develop a Project Grant Information System
HRD-77-47: Published: Apr 8, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1977.
The Office of Education awarded a sole source contract to North American Rockwell Corporation in 1969 for development of a computerized management information system.The sole-source contract stipulated that the system be operational in 9 months at a total cost-plus-fixed-fee of $378,174. Instead, the contract took 44 months to complete and the costs amounted to about $3 million. Despite the amount...