Accession Number : AD0882325

Title :   Cases in Logistics Management: The Acquisition Function,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF SYSTEMS AND LOGISTIC S

Personal Author(s) : Quinn, James L.

Report Date : DEC 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 186

Abstract : A series of case studies have been developed to facilitate understanding of the functional areas of logistics -- requirements determination, acquisition, distribution, and maintenance. This particular document is concerned with the acquisition function -- the obtaining of that which the requirements determination function has identified as needed -- and includes a set of five cases which may be used to develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of the logistics manager.

Descriptors :   *MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING), (*LOGISTICS, (*MILITARY PROCUREMENT, MILITARY SUPPLIES), MILITARY RESEARCH, PLANNING, DECISION MAKING, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, EDUCATION, LABOR, EMPLOYEE RELATIONS, CLOSE SUPPORT, DISTRIBUTION, ARCTIC REGIONS, SELECTION, COSTS, CONTRACTS, MAINTENANCE, COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT, GREENLAND, MARS(PLANET), EXTRATERRESTRIAL BASES.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE