Integrating contract management practices into the achievement of value for money in tanzania public procurement: Evidence from selected procuring entities in moshi municipality
Article publication date: 1 March 2015
Contract management is an important activity in public procurement especially on executing development projects while aiming at value for money. On the contrary, reports from the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority show that funds have been wasted due to poor contract management practices hindering value for money achievement. Hence, the study aimed at assessing the contribution contracts management practices towards value for money achievement. Questionnaires and Interviews were used for data collection and findings revealed that contracts contained all the necessary conditions, contracts practices of time management, quality management and costs control were effective and resulted into value for money achievement. Therefore, value for money was achieved above average scale by considering qualitative measures and it was recommended that more efforts are needed to enhance supervision and enforce defect liability clause.
Mchopa, A. (2015), "Integrating contract management practices into the achievement of value for money in tanzania public procurement: Evidence from selected procuring entities in moshi municipality", Journal of Public Procurement, Vol. 15 No. 2, pp. 129-149. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOPP-15-02-2015-B001
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