Accession Number : ADA207445

Title :   Affordable Strategies to Improve Industrial Responsiveness. Volume 2. Past and Present Uses of Voluntary Agreements.

Corporate Author : ANALYTIC SCIENCES CORP ARLINGTON VA

PDF Url : ADA207445

Report Date : 31 Jul 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 287

Abstract : This report describes the development of techniques to permit cooperative activities between business competitors, and between business and government, in the interest of national security. It describes the legislative history and current status of Defense Production Act authorities for these cooperative programs (termed voluntary agreements ) and analyzes the effectiveness of six past or present voluntary agreements This report also presents a systems model of the processes for developing, approving, and activating voluntary agreements. The purpose of this report is to create a better understanding of how these authorities might be used to improve responsiveness of manufacturing and service sectors critical to national security. Keywords: Industrial production, Management information systems. (sdw)

Descriptors :   *INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION, *MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS, HISTORY, INDUSTRIES, LEGISLATION, MANUFACTURING, MODELS, NATIONAL SECURITY, RESPONSE

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE