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Public Sector Transformation Processes and Internet Public Procurement

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While many social, economic, and political changes have occurred recently in internet public procurement and its decision support systems, there is still a lot of opportunity for improvement.

Public Sector Transformation Processes and Internet Public Procurement: Decision Support Systems brings together research on different perspectives from academics and practitioners on the methods, theories, and practices involved in the growth and expansion of decision support systems as it relates to the public sector transformation process and internet public procurement.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Dedication
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Chapter 1: The “Mental Revolution” of the Public Procurement Specialist
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. GOVERNANCE BY CONTRACT
    4. CURRENT STATUS AND CHALLENGES OF E-PROCUREMENT IMPLEMENTATION
    5. THE NEED FOR A “MENTAL REVOLUTION”
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 2: Public Sector Transformation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND OF THE SAUDI ARABIAN GOVERNMENTAL SYSTEM
    4. THE PATH TOWARDS PRIVATIZATION
    5. IMPLEMENTING PRIVATIZATION PROGRAMS
    6. MAIN PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED IN PRIVATIZING DIFFERENT SECTORS IN SAUDI ARABIA
    7. GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE KINGDOM’S PRIVATIZATION POLICY
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
  11. Chapter 3: Public Sector Transformation and the Design of Public Policies for Electronic Commerce and the New Economy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MARKET STRUCTURE IN THE NEW ECONOMY
    5. PUBLIC SECTOR TRANSFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
    6. ELECTRONIC COMMERCE AND PUBLIC SECTOR TRANSFORMATION: TAX POLICIES
    7. ELECTRONIC COMMERCE AND PUBLIC SECTOR TRANSFORMATION: ANTITRUST POLICIES
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 4: Persuading for Change
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 5: Technology Advancement and E-Procurement in the US
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT
    4. E-PROCUREMENT IN THE UNITED STATES
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 6: The Rationale behind Implementation of New Electronic Tools for Electronic Public Procurement
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TRANSFORMATION PROCESSES AND E-GOVERNMENT IMPLEMENTATION
    4. LEGAL FRAMEWORK OF PUBLIC CONTRACT DIGITIZATION AND CURRENT EUROPEAN TRENDS IN ELECTRONIC PUBLIC PROCUREMENT
    5. E-GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC E-PROCUREMENT TOOLS, AND EFFICIENCY
    6. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 7: Electronic Procurement in the Construction Industry
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DEVELOPMENT OF POLICY INITIATIVES PROMOTING E-PROCUREMENT
    4. EUROPEAN AND WORLDWIDE INITIATIVES THAT PROMOTE E-PROCUREMENT AND THEIR IMPACT ON UK PROCUREMENT
    5. THE USE OF ELECTRONIC AUCTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION PROCUREMENT
    6. ANALYSIS OF E-PROCUREMENT IMPLEMENTATION IN CONSTRUCTION
    7. DRIVERS AND BARRIERS TO E-PROCUREMENT IN CONSTRUCTION
    8. DRIVERS FOR E-PROCUREMENT
    9. THE BARRIERS TO E-PROCUREMENT
    10. CLASSIFIED AND RANKED LIST OF DRIVERS AND BARRIERS TO E-PROCUREMENT IN CONSTRUCTION
    11. TRENDS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS IN E-PROCUREMENT
    12. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 8: European Union Public Procurement Remedies Regimes
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. VARIOUS NORDIC PROCUREMENT REMEDIES INSTITUTIONS: A SURVEY AND AN ASSESSMENT
    4. SELECT 2010/2012 LAW REFORM ISSUES
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 9: Conditions Determining the Success of Public E-Procurement
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CONDITIONS FOR PUBLIC E-PROCUREMENT
    5. POLITICAL CONDITIONS FOR PUBLIC E-PROCUREMENT
    6. LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK
    7. SUPPLIER COMPATIBILITY
    8. MANAGEMENT PERCEPTIONS
    9. PROPOSING A BUSINESS CASE
    10. ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE
    11. ETHICAL STANDARDS
    12. VALUE ADDING
    13. CAPACITY TO MANAGE PERFORMANCE MEASURES
    14. TECHNOLOGY
    15. EDUCATION AND TRAINING
    16. REGISTRATION OF SUPPLIERS
    17. RISK IDENTIFICATION
    18. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 10: Public Procurement in the Czech Republic
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE CASE OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 11: The Architecture of the EU Structural Instruments in Romania
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
  20. Chapter 12: Black Economic Empowerment, ICT, and Preferential Public Procurement in South Africa
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SOUTH AFRICA DURING APARTHEID
    4. BACKGROUND OF BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT
    5. FRAMEWORK FOR MEASUREMENT OF BEE COMPLIANCE
    6. THE PREFERENTIAL PROCUREMENT SYSTEM IN SOUTH AFRICA
    7. THE CHALLENGES OF BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND PREFERENTIAL PROCUREMENT
    8. ICT AND PREFERENTIAL PUBLIC PROCUREMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA
    9. ICT CHALLENGES FOR E-GOVERNANCE AND E-PROCUREMENT
    10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    11. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 13: Public Sector Transformation in Malaysia
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OVERVIEW OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN MALAYSIA
    4. CONTEMPORARY PUBLIC SECTOR REFORMATION PROGRAMS
    5. CHALLENGES OF ENSURING GOOD GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT
    6. RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
  22. Compilation of References
  23. About the Contributors