Accession Number : ADP001268

Title :   A Comparative View of Army Programming,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF STAFF (ARMY) WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Noah,Max ; Carney,Thomas P.

Report Date : NOV 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : This paper discusses how the Army tries to go about programming. Topics discussed in this paper include: Planning Programming Budgeting System (PPBS); Top Managers' View On Programming; Conventional Balance; Four Pillars: Readiness, Sustainability, Modernization, Force Structure; The Management Concept; Goals, Policies, Objectives; The FY85-89 PPBS Cycle; Defense Guidance - What Does It mean?; Net Assessments; Doctrine; The Army Plan; Army Program Process; Major Steps in Programming; PDIP-Program vs Budget; The Players; Cost of Maintaining The Army FY84; Fore Structure Process; Equipping Process; Manpower Process; Operating Accounts Process; Facilities Process; Force Modernization Support; Intelligence Process; Prioritization Process; Functional Review; The Management Concept; InterService Program Coordination; Data management & Budget Continuity; Performance and Budget Execution; An Army Programmer's View of Recent Changes; and improvement in PPBS.

Descriptors :   *Planning programming budgeting, *Army planning, *Army budgets, Financial management, Resource management, Combat support, Combat readiness, Military forces(United States), Policies, Defense planning, Decision making, Strategy, Logistics planning, Doctrine, Military requirements, Systems analysis, Logistics support, Costs, Management, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE