(Cross-posted from the Accountable Strategies blog)The book points out that that the Big Dig, in particular, suffered from a range of managerial issues common to public projects in which key managerial functions have been privatized. … [Read more...]
Why hasn’t Halliburton come up more in the presidential campaign?
A 2005 report by the Congressional Committee on Government Reform stated that government auditors had found that "questioned and unsupported" costs by Halliburton alone exceeded $1.4 billion under just two Iraq reconstruction … [Read more...]
How not to undertake a public project
In August 2004, the U.S. Agency for International Development issued a job order to Bechtel National, Inc. to construct the 50-bed pediatric facility in the city of Basrah. The construction of the hospital was to be part of the overall … [Read more...]