Accession Number : ADA183927

Title :   Major New Issues Currently Affecting Government Acquisition.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Katz,Rebecca A

PDF Url : ADA183927

Report Date : Jun 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 120

Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to review and synopsize the major new issues currently affecting Government acquisition. The individual topics discussed are: (1) the Federal acquisition process; (2) the Packard Commission's recommendations and their effect on Government acquisition; (3) the role of competition in Government contracting; (4) the new requirements for weapon systems warranties; (5) the role source selection plays in the acquisition process; (6) how delays in contractor performance affect the Government; (7) the role of the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) in Government acquisition; (8) the recent changes in the Weighted Guidelines (WGLs) for profit; (9) the impact of the Defense Financial and Investment Review (DFAIR) Study on investment, progress payments and profit; and (10) to role Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) plays in major weapon systems acquisitions. This thesis will serve to update the Manual of Acquisition Topics, a single desk reference guide for acquisition managers. (Author)

Descriptors :   *GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT, ACQUISITION, CONTRACTORS, FINANCE, GUARANTEES, INTEGRATED SYSTEMS, INVESTMENTS, LOGISTICS SUPPORT, REQUIREMENTS, SUPERVISORS, WEAPON SYSTEMS, THESES, LOGISTICS, MANAGEMENT

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE