Presidency, the Power of the Purchaser and Public Policy

@article{Gitterman2012PresidencyTP,
  title={Presidency, the Power of the Purchaser and Public Policy},
  author={D. Gitterman},
  journal={The Forum},
  year={2012},
  volume={10}
}
  • D. Gitterman
  • Published 2012
  • Political Science
  • The Forum
  • Abstract As the CEO of a large federal bureaucracy, the president has the authority to dictate the contractual terms on which the government will do business with the private sector. By way of delegated statutory authority, executive order, and agency procurement rules, the president can call the shots. Anyone wishing to do business with the federal government must meet the president's terms and conditions. Presidents use this “power of the purchaser” to exercise political control over… CONTINUE READING
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