Accession Number : AD1030897

Title :   Auditability In The U.S. Navy: A Knowledge Assessment Of The Contracting Workforce

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : Naval Postgraduate School Monterey United States

Personal Author(s) : Grennan,Jeremy A ; McCrory,Michael A

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Report Date : 01 Dec 2016

Pagination or Media Count : 91

Abstract : The Department of Defense (DOD) has some problems in its contracting workforce that make the department susceptible to procurement fraud. In fiscal year (FY) 2014, $285 billion was spent on federal contracts. In FY 2015, the DOD increased its obligation to $290 billion. The DOD committed more money than all other government agencies combined. In total, the U.S. Department of Justice in its annual evaluation stated that there were 4,801 United States government-wide fraud investigations in 2015.

Descriptors :   contract administration , government procurement , department of defense , personnel management , literature surveys , market research , military acquisition , procurement , systems engineering , united states government , auditing

Subject Categories : Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE