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Perverse Incentive Follow-up

In earlier articles (see Perverse Incentives – Part 1 and Part 2,  and Unintended and Perverse Outcomes) I discussed the importance of checking the Performance Management Framework (PMF) within your Performance Based Contract (PBC) to watch for perverse incentives.  Those … Continue reading

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Comparing Performance Across Cultural Divides

As part of teaching in the United Kingdom (UK) one of the attendees mentioned a common issue found in Performance Based Contracting (PBC); the wish to compare performance across cultural boundaries.  In this case the attendee mentioned their organisation was … Continue reading

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Case Study – Performance Based Contracting Offer Definition and Improvement Activity (PBC ODIA)

One technique becoming more common during tendering for high value and / or high complexity Defence equipment acquisition and sustainment is a multi-stage tendering process.  The later stage of this process takes one or more tenderer (potentially down selected from a … Continue reading

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Case Study – Setting Performance Levels

Early in my career at the start of Performance Based Contracting (PBC) as a Reliability Engineer I was asked to check a services contract that was delivering availability for a particular piece of equipment. The buyer was concerned that the … Continue reading

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