Discussion

| January 6, 2016

“Eliminating Wasteful Spending” Please respond to the following:

From the e-Activity, assess the importance of each of the following factors in the effort to minimize wasteful spending in

government contracting. Then select one and determine what managerial and / or organizational factor(s) would impede successful

adoption of the change in operation and how you would mitigate it.
Organizational leadership
Policies and processes
Human capital
Information management

e-Activity

Review the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report titled “Framework for Assessing the Acquisition Function at Federal

Agencies” located at http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d05218g.pdf. Take a note on the importance of organizational leadership, policies and

processes, human capital, and information management to eliminate wasteful spending in government contracting. Be prepared to discuss.

From Part 1 of this discussion, select which of these factors is the most important, and which is the least important. Provide a

rationale for your selection. Compare and contrast the two factors you selected with regard to the effort to minimize wasteful spending

in government contracting.

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