Accession Number:

AD0689290

Title:

CONTRACTOR BASIC ACCOUNTING RECORDS AS A DATA SOURCE FOR COST ANALYSIS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

An aerospace program cost reporting system is currently under investigation. It is based on the facts that 1 all major aerospace contractors use electronic data processing and magnetic tape to store cost accounting records, and 2 contractors may submit copies of basic cost accounting tapes in lieu of paper reports. The paper reports preliminary results of this investigation. First, current reporting systems are characterized second, they are contrasted with a reporting system based on magnetic tape and third, some experimental efforts with accounting tapes are summarized. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE