Imagine that you are a
contracts officer for the Internal Revenue Services, and that your supervisor
has tasked you with the procurement of a new software system for processing tax
returns. Use the Internet to research one (1) scandal related to government
procurement that has occurred within the past four (4) years.
Write a two to three
(2-3) page paper in which you:
1 Analyze the FAR, and
conclude whether or not these regulations overall offer adequate protection of
the collective buying power of the American people. Prepare an argument in
support of your position.
2 Based on the scandal
that you have researched, determine whether or not the executive branch is the
proper one to effectuate change that would provide checks and balances for the
purchase of good and services for the government. Provide a rationale for your
3 Use at least three (3)
quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia does not qualify
as an academic resource.