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Acquisition Archetypes: PMO versus Contractor Hostility

March 2008 White Paper

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.

Publisher:

Software Engineering Institute

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.