Discuss the Importance of the Following Contracts

Mar 2nd, 2014
KateS
Category:
Accounting
Price: $15 USD

Question description

Government agencies rely heavy on contracting officers to obtain goods and services at a fair price and in a timely manner with the billions of dollars tax dollars entrusted to them annually. To that end, it is necessary that purchasing agencies along with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) use the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to create accountability in organizations and continue to improve weaknesses in key areas of federal acquisition.

Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:

  1. Discuss the importance of fixed price contracts in creating effective, efficient, and accountable acquisition planning. Support your discussion with FAR regulations.
  2. Discuss the importance of cost reimbursement contracts in creating effective, efficient, and accountable acquisition planning. Support your discussion with FAR regulations.
  3. Discuss the importance of time and materials contracts in creating effective, efficient, and accountable acquisition planning. Support your discussion with FAR regulations.
  4. Discuss the importance of cost-plus contracts in creating effective, efficient, and accountable acquisition planning. Support your discussion with FAR regulations.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

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