Accession Number:

AD0699553

Title:

GOVERNMENT-OWNED PLANT EQUIPMENT FUNRISHED TO CONTRACTORS: AN ANALYSIS OF POLICY AND PRACTICE

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND PROJECT AIR FORCE SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

58.0

Abstract:

An analysis is made of government policy and practice in providing contractors with industrial plant equipment contractor motivations to accept such equipment and alternatives to current policy. The government prefers that contractors furnish their own equipment for several reasons Ideologically, in a free-enterprise economy, firms should supply their own equipment. It is difficult to control a large inventory in scattered locations. The practice tends to restrict competition by conferring advantages on contractors possessing the equipment.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE