Examining viable options for state procurement of services

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2012
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.Chitiga-Mabugu, S.Ngandu, V.Mbanda
KEYWORDS: GOVERNANCE, PROCUREMENT
DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/september-2012/Examining-viable-options-for-state-procurement-of-services
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Abstract

The rise of the so-called 'tenderpreneur' has received much attention in the popular media with calls lamenting and questioning the advantages of the current system of public procurement. The alternative seems to suggest direct state procurement of services. Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu makes some suggestions in a new study.