Contracts:Thinking in contracts: The role of intelligent procurement

Dalcher, Darren (2017) Contracts:Thinking in contracts: The role of intelligent procurement. In: The Evolution of Project Management Practice. Taylor and Francis. ISBN 9781138080133

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Abstract

Contracts, the legal documents capturing the formal agreements between people, parties or groups are often of little interest to project managers. Devised by lawyers, they tend to emphasise the enforcement of promise-based obligations to perform a particular duty, supply certain goods, provide a given service or commit a specific act. Contracts are typically phrased in a legal language that endeavours to identify all contingencies and deliver a legally binding and enforceable agreement.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1400
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Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Management Science
ID Code: 137903
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 21 Oct 2019 11:35
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 11:00
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/137903

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