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Selection Management: For Systems and Services by Jacquie Wakeford

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CHAPTER 9: FINAL SELECTION

The final stage of the selection process – at last! You will have gathered a mass of information about each supplier and the team will hopefully have clear opinions as to their preferences. Once the team have agreed on a preferred option, you may decide to have a pilot or scoping exercise before moving into final negotiation and contracts. Finally, once the selection is concluded, you will need to write up the results and reasoning.

This chapter covers:

  • making the final selection
  • whether to have a final activity – or not
  • contract negotiation
  • example evaluation report template.

Making the final selection

It’s best to do this in a decision meeting with the whole selection team, preferably in person rather than virtually. ...

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