Lesson 4 exam .docx - 1 The term organizational conflict of interest refers to a situation in which a person may be unable to provide impartial advice

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1. The term organizational conflict of interest refers to a situation, in which a person may be unable to provide impartial advice or assistance to the Government, or the person’s objectivity in performing a contract may be impaired, or the person has an unfair competitive advantage, because of that person’s other activities or relationships. By Jones Engineering preparing the statement of work they will ultimately have a strong and unfair competitive advantage. In addition to the above, it is stated in FAR 9.501 that the contractor (Jones Engineering) is prohibited from supplying that system to the government unless it is sole source, or it participated in the development and design of the system, or than one contractor was involved in preparing the statement of work. Unfortunately Jones Engineering will not get to participate in the procurement since this is a clear organizational conflict. 2. Gerry should not have been offered the job and he shouldn’t have accepted it. Being a contracting officer’s technical representative (COTR) specifically
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  • Fall '19
  • Conflict, Federal government of the United States, Organizational conflict

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