TITLE

Rocket science

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Supply Management;2/3/2005, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a question and answer advisory regarding the strategy in initiating an incentivized contract to renew an outsourced catering deal in Great Britain. Characteristic of an incentivized contract; Key areas for incentivization in an outsourced catering contract; Consideration of the risks brought by the contract.
ACCESSION #
16267283

 

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