Read the article “Revolving agency issues in client-contractor relationships: Th

Read the article “Revolving agency issues in client-contractor relationships: The Merck Innovation Center” by Christine Unterhitzenberger and Dietmar Moller.
Answer the following questions:
1)Which agency related issues can you identify in the case?
2)How were the different issues addressed by Steven and Mark? Do you think the way they addressed the agency related issues was appropriate and effective? Why?
3)Steven and Mark decided to develop their own collaborative way of procuring concrete and steel works. Do you think their model should be recommended for replication for other projects? Why?
4)Due to the introduction of additional requirements by the building authorities, a major disruption of the procurement process occurred. Do you think Steven’s and Mark’s strategy to postpone this issue post-contract award is suitable? Why?
5)Post-contract award, the client offered bonus payments to Construct. Why did they choose to spend extra money if they are not contractually obliged0 to do so? Do you think it paid off?
In your opinion, is it likely that Steven’s and Mark’s approach contributes to the success/failure of the project? Why?
Your case study response should be in a question/answer format. Retype the question and then answer in complete sentences and good English. Include an introductory paragraph and a brief conclusive paragraph.
If you cite material from the project or an outside source, please document it in an in-text citation and a reference at the end in APA documentation style.

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