What is the rationale in allowing express oral agencies (i.e., no prior written contract) to bind principals by the promises or acts of an agent to a third party? Why isn't it just a requirement that all types of agency be in writing?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 5:39 am ad1c9bdddf
What is the rationale in allowing express oral agencies (i.e., no prior written contract) to bind principals by the promises or acts of an agent to a third party? Why isn't it just a requirement that all types of agency be in writing?
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1. In the context of government contractual authority, please define express authority, implied authority, and apparent authority and explain the key differences? (no more than 2 double spaced pages, 12 font)
2. Please explain the key differences between contracting by negotiation in FAR Part 15 and contracting by sealed bidding in FAR part 14? (no more than 2 double spaced pages, 12 font)
3. Fact Scenario - You just started with Agency X as a Contract Specialist, your Contracting Officer has also just joined Agency X and has extensive experience in procurement for the U.S. Commerce Department. Agency X is a Defense Department Agency that typically works procurements involving complex and large weapons systems. Your Contracting Officer tells you that she prefers to utilize the Sealed Bidding contract method because that is what she is most comfortable with from the Commerce Department. You have been assigned to help your Contracting Officer on the procurement of a new large complex weapons system. What factors will you tell her she should consider for a contract type and what contract method would you suggest for this procurement. Please explain your answer and address the factor of risk based on the recommended contract type. (no more than 2 double spaced pages, 12 font)
4. You are one of five technical evaluators on a contract evaluation team. In the second review of competitive proposals for a source selection, one of the evaluators tells you that he personally knows one of the contractors competing and several personnel that would work on the contract because they are from his hometown and he dislikes them. He says one of the personnel that would work on the contract is rude and he plans to give that contractor proposal a negative evaluation based on his personal feelings. What steps would you take and what would you tell him about why he should or should not give the negative evaluation/score. (no more than one double spaced page).View Full Posting Details