To be effective, every government manager must have a working knowledge of the source selection process. Even the most carefully crafted contract cannot repair the adverse mission impact of making a poor source selection decision. This accessible guide provides the framework you need. Its practical approach and concise presentation make it to the go-to resource on source selection for busy government managers. Contents: An Overview of Source Selection ac Lowest Price, Technically Acceptable vs. Trade-off ac The Acquisition Plan and the Source Selection Plan ac Protests ac Organizing for Source Selection ac Market Research ac Involving Contractors in Source Selection Planning ac Establishing Proposal Evaluation Factors ac Small Business Participation as a Merit Factor ac Establishing the Relative Importance of Evaluation Factors and Subfactors ac Past Performance as an Evaluation Factor ac The Relative Importance of Cost ac Designing Proposal Preparation Instructions ac Oral Presentations ac Advertising a Planned Acquisition ac Preparing the Solicitation ac Holding a Preproposal Conference ac Briefing Evaluators and Advisors ac Evaluating Merit/ Technical Factors ac Evaluating Past Performance ac Evaluating Proposed Cost or Price ac Clarifications and Award without Discussions ac Establishing the Competitive Range ac The Exchange Known as Communications ac Holding Discussions ac Prohibited Exchanges ac Proposal Revisions ac Making and Documenting the SSource Selection Decision ac Notifications to Offerors ac Debriefings ac Task Order Contracts ac Variations in Source Selection ac Ethical Considerations in Source Selection About the Author Charles D. Solloway, Jr., CPCM, has more than 40 years of acquisition experience in the government and private sector. As a civilian employee of the U. S. Army, he held positions as buyer, contract specialist, contract negotiator, procurement analyst, contracting officer, and director of contracting. He twice received the U. S. Armyas highest civilian award, the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service, for innovations in contracting. He is the author of Source Selection Step by Step and Managing Federal Government Contracts: The Answer Book. He is a Fellow of the National Contract Management Association.A method of cost analysis in which the government evaluates the economy and eciency of the contractora#39;s operations, rather than ... in which it is bidding on a government contract, and meets size standards established by the Small Business Administration (SBA). ... Standards established by the Small Business Administration and published in the North American Industry Classication System Manual.
|Title||:||The Government Manager's Guide to Source Selection|
|Author||:||Charles D. Solloway, Jr.|
|Publisher||:||Do Sustainability - 2013-05-01|