With the increasing scrutiny of public contracting today, the traditional unilateral perspective of contract management is no longer sufficient—therefore, a paradigm shift to a bilateral perspective is called for.
Now more than ever, the public demands several things from the government:
- That the resources the public provides to the government be used judiciously,
- That the government should view itself as a steward of those resources, and
- That the government should be held accountable for how those resources are used.