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Title: AUDIT OF THE PROCUREMENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF OREGON A CASE STUDY
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Government Accountability Office
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 45
Sponsoring Agency: Azimuth Inc.
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US Government Accountability Office
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Sale Source: Azimuth Inc.
1000 Technology Drive, Suite 3120
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United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT OF THE JOINT AUDIT BY THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE (GAO) AND THE OREGON DIVISION OF AUDITS DEMONSTRATES THAT EFFECTIVE PROCUREMENT PROGRAMS CAN SAVE MONEY.
Abstract: THIS IS THE FIRST COOPERATIVE GAO AUDIT OF A STATE'S PROCUREMENT PROGRAM AND IS PRIMARILY CONCERNED WITH THE CENTRAL AUTHORITY FOR STATE AGENCY PROCUREMENTS, THE OREGON DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES. MAJOR ELEMENTS OF PROGRAM MANAGEMENT ARE EVALUATED: ORGANIZATION, POLICIES, PROCEDURES, REPORTING, ETC. THE OREGON SYSTEM WAS MEASURED AGAINST THE COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENT'S 'STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT PURCHASING' REPORT AND GAO'S EXPERIENCE IN AUDITING PROCUREMENT OPERATIONS. SECTIONS PRESENT OREGON'S PROCUREMENT BACKGROUND, REQUIREMENTS DETERMINATION AND PLANNING, CONTRACTING AND ADMINISTRATION, DELEGATION OF PROCUREMENT AUTHORITY, AND COOPERATIVE PURCHASING. COMMENTS FROM OREGON'S SECRETARY OF STATE, GUIDELINES FOR AUDIT OF STATE AND LOCAL PROCUREMENT ENTITIES, AND A GLOSSARY OF TERMS ARE PROVIDED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED--RBM)
Index Term(s): Audits; Decisionmaking; Financial management; Government contracting; Oregon; State government; US Government Accountability Office (GAO)
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