Accession Number:

AD0681700

Title:

A MANAGERS GUIDE TO THE ACQUISITION OF DOD SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT INST BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

44.0

Abstract:

The guide identifies and provides summary descriptions of the key activities, decision points, and responsibilities essential to effective acquisition management. It is oriented toward identifying the management functions that are needed to successfully accomplish most acquisition programs. It describes the interrelationships among system design, production, and logistics support that must be established and maintained to provide a basis for acquiring the most effective systems and equipment in terms of performance, readiness, and cost. It emphasizes the conduct of trade-offs and the recording of alternative approaches and supporting rationale for the selected concepts and plans. The guide is designed as an executive brief for both government and industry.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE