Accession Number : ADA327216

Title :   Cost Comparison Handbook: Supplement No. 1 to 0MB Circular No. A-76: Policies for Acquiring Commercial or Industrial Products and Services Needed by the Government.

Corporate Author : EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA327216

Report Date : MAR 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 121

Abstract : This Cost Comparison Handbook implements the cost comparison principles contained in 0MB Circular A-76. The purpose of the handbook is to provide detailed instructions for developing a comprehensive and valid comparison of the estimated cost to the government of acquiring a product or service by contract and of providing it with in-house, government resources. This handbook is intended to establish consistency, assurance that all substantive factors are considered when making cost comparisons, and a desirable level of uniformity among agencies in comparative cost analyses.

Descriptors :   *COST ANALYSIS, *INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, POLICIES, CONTRACTS, INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION, COMPARISON, RESOURCES, HANDBOOKS, PLANNING PROGRAMMING BUDGETING.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE