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Acquisition Archetypes: PMO versus Contractor Hostility

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  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
  • Type: White Paper
  • Topics: Acquisition Support
  • Description: Everyone intends the best in project-driven marriages of PMOs and contractors, but good intentions can't overcome the hostility generated by loss of trust and squabbles in poorly developed relationships.

Abstract

From the Acquisition Support Program, one in a series of short papers on acquisition patterns of failure.

Acquisition Archetype: PMO versus Contractor Hostility

Everyone intends the best in project-driven marriages of PMOs and contractors, but good intentions can't overcome the hostility generated by loss of trust and squabbles in poorly developed relationships.