Follow Guiding Principles To A Successful Contract Article by Kate Vitasek published 22 Sept. in Forbes. A National Bureau of Economic Research paper highlights new research on how to overcome contractual incompleteness. Traditional contracting approaches have inherent flaws and a “new approach” that embeds informal social norms formally into a contract can help parties mitigate opportunistic behaviors, […]
UK Court Says Post Office Agreements Are Relational Contracts Article by Kate Vitasek published 8 September 2019 in Forbes. Here is the link.
Don’t Treat Your Employees Like Suppliers Forbes Blog article by Kate Vitasek published 24 January 2019 The war for talent is 20 years strong and has changed the way companies recruit and retain talented employees. While great strides have been made in how companies treat employees, many are still in the dark ages when it […]
Paul Romer: The Path To Economic Growth And Innovation Article by Kate Vitasek published in Forbes on 19 November 2018 Business professionals can learn a valuable lesson about the path to economic growth and innovation from Paul Romer, this year’s Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences (shared with William Nordhaus). Romer views the economy as a “huge innovation […]
Three Ingredients For Food Startup Success Article by Kate Vitasek published 30 September 2018 in Forbes It’s a recipe for success when a small food startup can blend a great idea with the expertise of a food startup accelerator and the resources of a Fortune 500 company… Here is the link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/katevitasek/2018/09/30/three-ingredients-for-food-startup-success/#6afee58f7273
Even for complex business contracting issues the basic language need not be obscure, opaque and unreadable.
How often do we come to the negotiating table or the procurement process with the idea of treating each other as equals during a negotiation?
Brexit To Hit Unprepared Supply Chains Hard Column by Kate Vitasek published 4 December 2017 UK-EU supply chains are at the breaking point as the fallout from Brexit begins to take hold… Here’s the link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/katevitasek/2017/12/04/brexit-to-hit-unprepared-supply-chains-hard/#28d0548a6283
Shake Up Your Talent Acquisition — Kill The Rate Card To Improve ROI Latest Forbes column by Kate Vitasek published on 8 July 2017. Nearly one-third of the world’s workforce is comprised of “external” or “independent” talent defined as workers that do not have traditional “employee” roles with an organization. As organizations shift from “hiring” employees to “buying” […]
The state of Tennessee has signed a facilities management contract to help the state provide the best service to citizens and employees at the lowest possible cost for taxpayers.