Accession Number : ADA494402


Title :   Acquisition Research: Creating Synergy for Informed Change. Proceedings of the Annual Acquisition Research Symposium (5th) Held in Monterey, California on 14-15 May 2008. Volume 2


Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings


Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC POLICY


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a494402.pdf


Report Date : 23 Apr 2008


Pagination or Media Count : 266


Abstract : This volume contains the following panel sessions and the papers included in each session: Panel 11. Academic Research on Contracting. Panel 12. Budgeting and the Acquisition Process - Rethinking Acquisition Reform: Cost-growth Solutions May Aggravate More Important Problems. Panel 13. Perspectives on COTS Implementation. Panel 14. Issues in Cost Estimating for US Naval Shipbuilding - Dynamic Cost Risk Assessment for Controlling the Cost of Naval Vessels; Using the Steel Vessel Material-cost Index to Mitigate Shipbuilder Risk. Panel 15. Key Issues in Defence Acquisition for the UK - Issues for other Nations? - Five Key Changes for the Management of UK Defence An Agenda for Research? Panel 16. Public Procurement: Environment, Limitations and Innovations. Panel 17. Cost Estimating Initiatives in Defense Acquisition - A Non-simulation Based Method for Inducing Pearson's Correlation between Input Random Variables; Application of Transaction Cost Economics to Capabilities-based Acquisition: Exploring Single Service vs. Joint Service Programs and Single Systems vs. System-of-Systems. Panel 18. International Perspectives on Acquisition - Summary of Echoes Across the Pond: Understanding EU-US Defense Industrial Relationships; Australian Naval Procurement Cycles: Lessons for Other Small Countries; Defense Acquisition Policy and Defense Industrial Base Reinforcement Strategy Enhancing the International Competitiveness of the Korean National Defense Industry. Panel 19. Exploring the Boundaries of Outsourcing - Contracting Out Government Procurement Functions: An Analysis; The Evolving Private Military Sector: A Survey. Panel 20. Issues in Supply Chain Management - Managing the Services Supply Chain in the Department of Defense: An Empirical Study of Current Management Practices; Robotics Program. Additional papers which are not a part of the panel sessions are also included in this volume.


Descriptors :   *ACQUISITION , *MILITARY PROCUREMENT , DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , SYMPOSIA , ROBOTICS , POLICIES , COMPETITION , DECISION MAKING , CONTRACTS , ECONOMICS , NAVAL VESSELS , COST ANALYSIS , LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT , OFF THE SHELF EQUIPMENT , COST ESTIMATES , MAINTAINABILITY , RELIABILITY , AVAILABILITY , JOINT MILITARY ACTIVITIES , COMMERCIAL EQUIPMENT , INTERNATIONAL TRADE , SUPPLIES , KOREA , DEFENSE INDUSTRY , AUSTRALIA , SHIPBUILDING , PLANNING PROGRAMMING BUDGETING , INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS , NATIONAL DEFENSE , NAVAL PROCUREMENT , UNITED KINGDOM , OUTSOURCING , RISK ANALYSIS , COMMAND CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS , EUROPE


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Economics and Cost Analysis


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE