Category Archives: the What

What you need to do from a process (strategic) view to make your PBC a success.

Inputs, Output and Outcomes – Part 2

In the previous article (see Inputs, Output and Outcomes – Part 1) I looked at the difference between inputs, outcome and outcomes from a Performance Based Contracting (PBC) perspective in order to highlight the benefits and pitfalls of this approach.  … Continue reading

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Inputs, Output and Outcomes – Part 1

Much has been said about outcomes recently.  Indeed, many buyers seek to use Performance Based Contracts (PBCs) to contract for outcomes, because they are attracted by the simplicity of using a PBC.  But this could be a costly mistake if … Continue reading

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How to Nudge a Performance Based Contract (PBC) – Part 2

In the previous article (see How to Nudge a Performance Based Contract (PBC) – Part 1) I described how successful contracts deliver the desired outcomes of both buyers and sellers; the classic “win-win” outcome that we all strive for.  We … Continue reading

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Perverse Incentives – Part 2

In the previous article (see Perverse Incentives – Part 1) I discussed why PBC practitioners need to be aware of the potential for perverse incentives in our PBC arrangements.  In this article let’s look at how PBC practitioners, both buyers and … Continue reading

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Perverse Incentives – Part 1

“Common sense is not so common.” Voltaire In a previous article (see Designing Successful Performance Based Contracts) I highlighted three tests for a highly successful Performance Based Contract (PBC).  These were: Does the PBC drives the right behaviour in the … Continue reading

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Release of Mastering Performance Based Contracts

To My PBC Blog Readers, Having worked and taught PBC to both buyers and sellers for over a decade I regularly get people asking me PBC questions such as; what is a PBC and should I use one?  What are … Continue reading

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International Association of Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) “Ask the Expert” Presentation

I will be delivering a webinar presentation on Performance Based Contracting (PBC) as part of the International Association of Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) “Ask the Expert” series this Wednesday 9th May 2018 from 1200 – 1300 Australian Eastern Standard … Continue reading

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