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Successfully Managing Contract Risk
Contractors and subcontractors are both exposed to risk within a project. Thus, it is equally important to both parties that formalized risk management be

bid schedule sample  whether to enter a bid or not. Additionally, when negotiating incentives and bonuses, being able to determine whether the proposed schedule is realistic or not is key. The most lucrative bonuses are irrelevant if they can never be realistically reached. If the schedule is not realistic, then determining which aspect of the work is the highest risk is very valuable as it then provides additional decision support information and negotiating power. Figure 4 shows a typical Risk Tornado chart depicting the

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