“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 –
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.
“The Discretionary Function” Please respond to the following:
Explain the discretionary function of a contracting officer and justify the associated immunity. Take a position on whether this concept should still be valued given the current government spending that has occurred in recent years. Support your position.
Analyze how government spending practices directly or indirectly affect the concept of discretionary function. Support your analysis.