This Assignment assesses the following course outcome:
Assess the benefits and weaknesses of public-private agreements and regulation.
Preparing for the Assignment: Go to the Harvard Business Publishing link from the Syllabus or shared with you from your professor and register as a student. Once registered, you will need to purchase case study: 9-710-004 – Dharavi: Developing Asia’s Largest Slum (A).
Read the article and provide a 5-7 page synopsis of the case study.
Within your synopsis please explore issues regarding the benefits and weaknesses of public-private agreements and regulations in this endeavor, the possible impediments to success in the endeavor, as well as well as any additional factors that may work in favor of, or against the success of this project.
The report should contain:
- Contract considerations: Discuss major considerations in deciding to contract such as supplier considerations, service considerations, and Government considerations.
- Advantages and Disadvantages: Identify at least three advantages and disadvantages for contracting out.
- Cost and price analysis: Discus the costs involved in this endeavor and provide insight into the public benefit of entering into the PPP versus having the government provide the services as a sole entity.
- Ethical considerations: Outline some of the ethical concerns the public sector should consider prior to and after entering into a PPP.