Journal article

Construction Procurement and State Government Strategy: Aligned or Disconnected?

Warren Staples, John Dalrymple

Australian Journal of Public Administration | WILEY | Published : 2016

Abstract

Australian state governments are engaging in strategic planning processes and publishing departmental and/or overall state strategic plans. One means of achieving the goals outlined in these strategic plans is via public procurement processes. Investments in construction projects by governments are strategic in nature and made to create infrastructure, which enables the provision of public services. This article investigates the contribution that construction procurement across the five Australian state governments who expend the most money on infrastructure makes towards the achievement of government strategy. The research draws on interviews with experienced project managers to assess whet..

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