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Federal Contracting Answer Book, 3rd Edition by Terrence M. O'Connor

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INTRODUCTION TO FEDERAL CONTRACTING

A prospective contractor needs to understand the numerous terms that are commonly used in the federal government marketplace. Starting off with the document that governs all federal contracts, we discuss the types of regulations that impact federal business. Next we discuss procurement methods and competition types. A discussion of contract vehicles follows, and the chapter wraps up with some of the unique contract set-asides available for contractors.

    What regulations govern federal acquisition? ...

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