In making its procurement decisions the Department of Facilities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology looked at every type of procurement including gross maximum price contracts, lump-sum jobs, cost plus, shelf contracts, the on-call type, and design-build projects using bundled projects and public-private partnerships. For major procurements a selection team was established with facilities members, end users, and outsiders such as an auditor or general counsel. The team was provided wit...

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6.2.1 Select suppliers/outsourced contractors
13.1 Develop and manage supplier/customer partnerships
6.2.4 Purchase materials & supplies

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