Detail práce

Transaction costs of public procurement related to software solutions

Autor: Bc. Tereza Májková
Rok: 2015 - letní
Vedoucí: PhDr. Jan Soudek
Typ práce: Bakalářská
Jazyk: Anglicky
Stránky: 57
Abstrakt: Even though public procurement processes are strictly controlled and they have to
follow the legal framework, there are still many decisions the contracting authority has to
make. It has to choose the method of preparation (whether to use the external help or not), the
type of procurement procedure, the method of evaluation of the bids and the evaluation
criteria. Those partial decisions have a big impact on the transaction costs of the procurement
process. The transaction costs also depend on the complexity and the time and labor
consumption of the procurement process.
In this thesis we chose companies inquiring software solutions from the public sector
and we compared their preferences, transaction costs and time-consumption of their
procurement. We divided the respondents in three different groups to ministries, cities and
indirectly controlled institutions (including universities and medical units). According to our
analysis the most difficult and the most time-consuming procurement processes take place at
ministries, the least time-consuming ones at cities. Also the analysis suggests that the
institutions are waiving the external administration and they use the help of the external
consultants and the legal advisory more. We find that the price most frequently used
evaluation criterion in the Czech Republic because of its low time and labor demands in




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