Posts Tagged: structure

The Hidden Costs of Firm-Fixed Price Contracts

By John Coombs, CFCM, DAWIA III As fiscal pressures rise, senior leaders across the federal government place additional emphasis on Firm-Fixed Price (FFP) contracts. A prime example is the Department of Defense “Better Buying Power” memoranda. FFP contracting is an important method to add simplicity and cost efficiency, but with respect to services, FFP contracting… Read more »

Too Many Direct Reports With Your Flat Organization Structure? Considerations To Lessen The Impact

With many organizations wanting to be lean and have a flat organization reporting structure, managers may become overwhelmed by the number of employees reporting directly to them; and have difficulty effectively managing their direct reports and the operations for which they are responsible. Before you start to change your organization structure (or give up on… Read more »

A question of structure — originally posted in conflict of voices

I recently rejuvenated a blog I had started 2 years ago. This is my first post at the new location conflictofvoices.blogspot.com. After more than a year of research and observation I still haven’t found the definitive answer on the most effective way to use social media. I’ve read the expert’s books, listened to lectures and… Read more »