Ethical Occurrence in Government Contracting: Principled or Corrupt? - Book Review


Ethical Occurrence in Government Contracting: Principled or Corrupt?

Author: Sandra Haynes
Genre: Non Fiction - Gov/Politics
Date Published: November 16, 2016
ISBN-10: 1504343794
ISBN-13: 978-1504343794


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Book Review of :  Ethical Occurrence in Government Contracting: Principled or Corrupt?

ethical-occurrence-in-government-contracting-principled-or-corrupt.jpg Ethical Occurrences in Government Contracting:Principled or Corrupt? by Sandra G. Haynes is an in depth account of the contracting system in the United States. Our country contracts many many things to many many people. Ms. Haynes has been involved in the system as a U. S. Navy Storekeeper, Government Contracting Officer and Manager. Her knowledge of the system, the participants and the procedures is vast. She has first hand knowledge of the way things work and don't work in the contracting segment. Our government has put many rules and regulations in place to try to prevent the corruption that occurs. There is a code of ethics that each contracting employee has set before them - do all the rules, regulations and ethics keep this department from being corrupt? Two separate groups are looked at and discussed in Principled or Corrupt? Managers and employees. The Managers must be very well trained and knowledgeable about the statutory and regulatory rules of the federal government contracting system. They are the ones that assigns the jobs to the employees. The employee is hired by the Manager to do a job. The employee barters their skills, knowledge and experience. The employee works directly under a Manager. The Manager is responsible for monitoring the actions and behavior of the employee. The Manager is also responsible to monitor and detect corruption - then to take necessary action to rid the system of the corruption. Sandra G. Haynes has done a great job not only explaining but detailing the roles with the contracting system. Lots of great information!!!!

About Sandra Haynes

haynes-sandra.jpg Dr. Sandra G. Haynes graduated with a Doctorate in Business from Walden University. Sandra served as a U.S. Government Contracting Officer, Government Contracting Supervisor, Active duty Military Manager, and Military Veteran. Having worked in Government Contracting for (30+) years, Haynes has seen and heard the consequences of unethical behaviors. With so many instances in the media of individuals behaving immorally, Haynes addresses ethics in government contracting by highlighting elements of the contracting process and presents views from government contracting subject matter experts regarding requirements needed to mitigate government contracting employees? unethical behaviors. Sandra G. Haynes requested and obtained permission from the Department of Defense, Office of Security Review as well as Defense Logistics Agency?Legal and Public Affairs offices to conduct a research study regarding government contracting managers and employees? understanding of ethical government contracting actions. The areas covered include the basics of government contracting, process and issues, ethics, social objectives of government contracting, authority, and stakeholder role in government contracting.

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