Accession Number : ADA192517

Title :   The User and the System Program Office: A Critical Interface.

Descriptive Note : Student rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : Obering, Henry A , III

PDF Url : ADA192517

Report Date : Apr 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : The weapon systems acquisition environment of today demands cooperation and clear understanding between the program office and the user. This paper examines the roles and responsibilities of the user and the program office throughout the system acquisition process. In addition, the criticality of this interface is investigated. The paper concludes that a 'team spirit' is required between the user and the program office and provides several recommendations for building such a spirit. Keywords: Contract administration.

Descriptors :   *AIR FORCE PROCUREMENT, *PLANNING PROGRAMMING BUDGETING, ACQUISITION, CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION, INTERFACES, WEAPON SYSTEMS, COOPERATION

Subject Categories : Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE