Contracting in the New Economy
As we leave what amounts to the second year of the Covid-19 pandemic, is it safe to even say “post-pandemic”? I suggest a better title would be “Living with a Pandemic Era New Normal”.
“Simply put, business happens. Things change, including the underlying deal covered by the contract.”
– Contracting in the New Economy, p. 46
Seth Godin’s recent blog, “Rigor vs Rigid” draws a distinction between two words that share the same Latin root. They began as Latin terms for stiff and unyielding, but Godin says they “sound the same but work in opposite directions.” In short, they’ve diverged: A rigid approach in life and work is easy to describe, […]
Art of Procurement podcast with Kate Vitasek was recorded on 28 June 2021. In this episode of the podcast, Kate joined host Philip Ideson to talk about: • What a formal relational contract looks like in practice and how the change management process should work • How to establish governance frameworks around contracts that are […]