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Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement

A View from the Inside

by Alan S. Williams

  • 171 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Queen"s School of Policy Studies .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Canada,
  • Government - National,
  • Government - Legislative Branch,
  • Military,
  • Political Freedom & Security - General,
  • Armed Forces,
  • Defense contracts,
  • Procurement

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8592460M
    ISBN 100978169301
    ISBN 109780978169305

      The chapter discusses the existing defence policy, the roles and tasks that are given to the Canadian Forces and the then discusses the procurement process utilized by the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces including the defence industrial base that supports Canada’s defence : J. Craig Stone, Binyam Solomon.   Williams devoted a substantial portion of one of his books, Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement: A View from the Inside, to the absence of a national security vision of Canadian industry. "It frankly pisses me off because there's no reason for us not to have done that," he said.

      He is now president of The Williams Group, providing expertise in the areas of policy, programs and procurement. He has authored two books, “Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement: A View From the Inside” and “Canada, Democracy and the F”. Tactical Fighter Operational Training Squadron (French: e Escadron d'entraînement opérationnel à l'appui tactique), nicknamed the "Cougars", is a Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft squadron currently located at Canada's primary training base for the CF Branch: Royal Canadian Air Force.

    The mad scramble to secure protective medical equipment and ventilators in the midst of a global pandemic has given some of the people who work in the usually tedious world of government procurement. Defence procurement processes, announcements and strategy The process and strategy for National Defence purchases and upgrades. Procurement announcements and the guide to possible future equipment needs of the Canadian Armed Forces.


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Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement: A View from the Inside Williams, Alan S. Published by Queen's University, School of Policy Studies, Kingston, ON, Canada ()3/5(3). "Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurements a detailed plan by one of Canada's leading experts that addresses the urgent need to rebuild Canada's collapsing military capabilities by bringing a comprehensive "how-to" system of defence procurement into place.

It is this void that Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement begins to fill. Here is a book by someone who knows whereof he writes. Alan Williams served from to as assistant deputy minister (Supply Operations Services) in Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) and then as assistant deputy minister (Materiel) in the Department of National Defence.

Williams in his book, Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement, and was endorsed by the Liberal Party in a House of Commons study. See House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence, Procurement and Associated Processes, Parliament of Canada, 39th Parliament, 2nd Session (Ottawa: ).

“Alan William’s book is required in my Economics of Defence courses. The Fundamental reforms he proposes will not only restructure Canadian defence procurement but also, in one stroke, strengthen incentives for efficiency in the acquiring process.” To order this book, call () or email [email protected] The DPC term was coined by former ADM (Mat) Alan Williams in his book, Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement, and was endorsed by the Liberal Party in a House of Commons study.

However, Canada did experiment in the past with very different defence procurement models, each with its own set of challenges and successes. These models included procurement by individual armed services, procurement by centralized feder al government departments or agencies, and procurement by Crown Size: KB.

A brief review of the history of defence procurement is important. The decision to establish a federal department with authority for procurement was a government response to the angry reaction by the Canadian public to profiteering during World War I, and subsequently to the infamous “Bren Gun” scandal of File Size: KB.

Online shopping for Law - Government from a great selection at Books Store. Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement: A View from the Inside Jan 1 by Alan S Williams. Paperback. CDN$ (2 used & new offers)4/5. The idea of moving defence procurement under a single point of accountability is hardly new.

Alan Williams, a former assistant deputy minister of Material (Adm Mat), made the case for a single agency in a book, Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement.

The need to establish one point of accountability was a key recommendation in my book, “Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement: A View From The.

Alan Williams, the associate deputy minister (materiel) at the Department of National Defence untilincluded the idea in his book, Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement.

His successor. to order reinventing canadian defence procurement, call () or email [email protected] l’évolution de l’approvisionnement en matière de défense critics question canadian defence industrial benefits policy fixing defence procurement by alan williams the concept of clear accountability was also a recommendation in the canadian.

InMr. Williams authored “Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement: A View From the Inside”. I very much appreciate Dr.

Craig Stone’s study on this topic (Single agency won’t solve problems with military procurement, February 3). As he mentioned, I am a strong advocate for a single defence procurement organization.

He has authored two books, “Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement: A View From the Inside” and “Canada, Democracy and the F”. Ads. Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement: A View from the Inside. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, Wilson, Garth. A History of Shipbuilding and Naval Architecture in Canada.

Ottawa: National Museum of Science and Technology, Wilson, John. “ Politics and Economics of Shipbuilding in Canada: Lessons for Naval Planning?”. In Dundurn’s latest book in Point of View series, Charlie Foxtrot: Fixing Defence Procurement in Canada series Kim Richard Nossal attacks this never-ending boondoggle without mercy.

He traces a dismal history of procurement that would leave even the most uninterested Canadian on. Williams devoted a substantial portion of one of his books, Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement: A View from the Inside, to the absence of a national security vision of Canadian industry.

Defence expert Kim Richard Nossal presents a damning indictment of defence procurement in Canada, and shows how to fix it. Defence procurement in Canada is a mess.

New equipment is desperately needed for the Canadian Armed Forces, but most projects are behind schedule, over budget, or both. Williams is the author of two books, “Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement: A View From the Inside” published in and “Canada, Democracy and the F .He has written articles on leadership and has authored two books: “Reinventing Canadian Defence Procurement: A View From the Inside” published in and “Canada, Democracy and the F” published in In addition, he is a Research Associate with Defence Management Studies at the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University.