By Helena Haapio
Savvy managers now not examine contracting approaches and files reactively yet use them proactively to arrive their company targets and reduce their dangers. To prevail, those managers desire a framework and a quick consultant to agreement chance presents this. the root of picking out and handling agreement hazard is what the authors name agreement Literacy: a suite of abilities proper for all who take care of contracts of their daily company setting, starting from normal managers and CEOs to revenues, procurement and undertaking pros and possibility managers. Contracts play an enormous position in enterprise good fortune. Contracts govern businesses' bargains and relationships with their providers and consumers. They influence destiny rights, money flows, expenses, gains, and dangers. A company's agreement portfolio could be topic to larger losses than somebody realizes. nonetheless the best threat in enterprise isn't really taking any hazards. outfitted with the ideas defined during this e-book, company and danger managers can begin to see contracts another way and to exploit them to discover and accomplish the precise stability for company good fortune and challenge prevention. What makes this brief consultant from the authors of the acclaimed Proactive legislation for Managers specially precious, if now not distinct, is its down-to-earth managerial/legal strategy. utilizing lean contracting, visualization and the instruments brought during this publication, managers and legal professionals can in achieving legally sound contracts that functionality as managerial instruments for good thought-out, life like danger allocation in company bargains and relationships
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They are about promises that the law will enforce. Contracts create rights and responsibilities, and the law will provide remedies if contractual promises are broken. For the purposes of this book, such a view is too limited and too legalistic. Experience and research prove the growing importance of contracts for today’s extended and interconnected enterprise. Companies do not make contracts just for the legal department or future litigation; they make contracts to enable business to reach business objectives.
Not all contracts are documents with the word “contract” on top; in fact, contracts are not always easy to recognize. Still it is important to note that in every sale and purchase of goods 3 A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) (2000) Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute (PMI), p. 156. The same can be found in the more recent 2004 and 2008 editions of the Guide (2004, p. 289; 2008, p. 333). In the glossary of the Guide, a contract is defined as a “mutually binding agreement that obligates the seller to provide the specified product or service or result and obligates the buyer to pay for it” (2000, p.
Leading Extraordinary Performance. The Rocky Flats Story. San Francisco: BerrettKoehler Publishers. The book is about the contract for the cleaning up of the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant. Estimates projected that the cleaning up and closing of the facility would take 70 years and cost US$36 billion. The project was completed 60 years ahead of schedule and US$30 billion under budget. 23 2 A Short Guide to Contract Risk Practitioners and researchers agree that the concept “opportunity” clearly refers to something favorable, something that will have a positive impact on objectives, yet they have different views as to its definition, causes, and effects.
A short guide to contract risk by Helena Haapio