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Can Public Procurement Learn from the Private Sector? A Cautionary Tale

Tesco’s problems show that the private sector does not have all the answers


Public and Private Sector Procurement – what are the real differences?

What are the differences between procurement in the public and the private sectors? That is something I have often been asked at conferences and events, and in private conversations, over the years. Sometimes the question is focused on differences in process, or the regulations and policy “rules” that govern procurement, or on the skills and…