Contracting Processes, Internal Controls, and Procurement Fraud: A Knowledge Assessment

Report Number: SYM-AM-15-099

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Cost Management

Report Series: Symposium Proceedings

Authors: Juanita Rendon, Rene Rendon

Title: Contracting Processes, Internal Controls, and Procurement Fraud: A Knowledge Assessment

Published: 2015-04-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2015/SYM-AM-15-099.pdf

Keywords: Proceedings, Thursday Sessions, Vol. 2, Symposium

Abstract:

In fiscal year 2014, the U.S. federal government obligated over $443 billion in contracts. Within the Department of Defense (DoD), over $283 billion were obligated in the execution of 1.3 million contract actions (USA Spending, 2015). Despite the critical importance of the DoD