The role of competition in best value: how far does it differ to CCT?
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This article investigates the role of 'competition' within Best Value (BV) and compares it with that of Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT). Utilising results of a survey of BV lead officers, the article reveals that 'competition' is not being used as widely as may have been expected. However, in terms of outcomes, services subject to BV seem to be at least as likely to be provided externally as would have been the case under CCT. Further analysis also considers the impact that party political control and service type have on the use and outcomes of competition.
|Research Areas:||A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations|
A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations > Employment Relations group
A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations > Diversity and Gender group
|Citations on ISI Web of Science:||2|
|Deposited On:||02 Dec 2008 16:03|
|Last Modified:||24 Nov 2014 16:49|
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