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Commitment Matters Blog Performance-based contracts Published: 20 Oct 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog There is growing evidence that the form and design of a contract has substantial impact on the results achieved. The evidence ranges from studies on major projects, which often suffer from use of the wrong contract model, to more focused investigation of the behavioral impact ...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Getting more from your contracts - spotting a troubled project Published: 20 Oct 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog One challenge facing contract and project managers is how to improve their anticipation of problems. Contract administration was mostly a reactive discipline, reporting after the event. Contract management should be far more proactive, seeking to anticipate and remediate issue...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Contracts as connectors Published: 20 Oct 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog High-performing organizations often view contracts - and the contracting process - as a form of 'connector'. They understand that the process draws together the views and interests of a wide variety of stakeholders. It acts as a method to reconcile disparate views, whi...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Twenty years research ... or 2 minutes with a contract manager Published: 20 Oct 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog 'Optimism is the enemy of action', according to a recent article in The Atlantic Magazine. The article reviews a recent book by Dr. Gabriele Oetiggen which questions the benefits of positive thinking. Based on some 20 years of study, Dr. Oetiggen concludes that 'p...
 
Articles / White Papers Five Issues for American Companies to Watch in Russia Published: 09 Oct 2014 Average Rating: 5.0 / 5 Type: Articles / White Papers Morton Grove, Ill.-Oct. 8, 2014 - Russia and the United States may be increasingly at odds over geographic boundaries, spheres of political influence, commerce, energy and defense, but many American companies still have strong business interests in Russia. McDonalds, John Deer...
 
News / Announcements Oil and Gas In Practice Published: 07 Oct 2014 Average Rating: 4.8 / 5 Type: News / Announcements These document explains the IACCM Oil and Gas In Practice contract management learning program.
 
Commitment Matters Blog Efficiency doesn't end with contracts Published: 06 Oct 2014 Average Rating: 3.1 / 5 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Last week I was running a capability review with an IACCM member company. During a break, one of the attorneys said that he had been struck by the session we had just done on communications and told me a story about his former company.
 
Commitment Matters Blog So there are limits to IP Rights Published: 03 Oct 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Intellectual Property lies at the heart of many litigations. Negotiations over Intellectual Property have boosted this topic into the top five negotiated terms and there is hardly a contract these days that does not include some sort of IP clause.
 
News / Announcements IACCM takes a lead on cost-saving 'green' contracting Published: 01 Oct 2014 Type: News / Announcements IACCM has partnered with EMEX, to help teach businesses how to cut energy consumption - and save costs - through what is often called, 'green' contracting.
 
News / Announcements IACCM's Tim Cummins and Jim Bergman to be lead judges at G20 Economic Summit Published: 01 Oct 2014 Average Rating: 5.0 / 5 Type: News / Announcements This year's G20 Economic Summit in Brisbane, Australia, will see IACCM'sTim Cummins ( CEO) and Jim Bergman (Regional Vice-President, Australia, Asia and Middle East), contributing as lead judges in the G20 Global Business Challenge.
 
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