A brief review of the public procurement practice in Australia, New Zealand and the United States

…In a comparative context, each of the three countries has both positive and negative aspects regarding efforts to engage in transparent procurement processes.  That being said, it would be erroneous to suggest that any one country has achieved maximum efficiency.  One of the strengths shared by all countries is the abundance of resources made publicly available.  These resources manifest in the forms of documentation designed to assist vendors in the procurement process i.e. policies guidelines and compliance information, as well as through trainings and seminars.  The three governments also heavily endorse the use of best practices and work to promote efficiency via e-government…

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