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Bad Buying: How organisations waste billions through failures, frauds and f*ck-ups

Peter Smith

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Imprint: Penguin Business
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication date: 8 Oct 2020
ISBN: 9780241434598

'Had this been published pre-Covid, some of the recent f*ck-ups and waste might have been avoided. It's a must read for the public and private sector alike' Lt-Gen. Sir Andrew Gregory, SSAFA: The Armed Forces Charity

4 stars out of 5
Robert Colvile
9 Oct 2020

"Colossal, costly disasters could be averted if those holding the purse strings read this book"

This, in other words, isn’t a book to give someone as a stocking filler. It’s a book to give to Dominic Cummings, and Dido Harding, and everyone who is involved in buying stuff — because in so many cases we could and should be doing it so much better.