Accession Number:

AD0707097

Title:

PPBS, SUBOPTIMIZATION, AND DECENTRALIZATION,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

A theoretical discussion is presented of suboptimization and decentralization to consider the appropriateness of various financial controls, constraints, and incentives in military planning. The analysis is applied to various alternative forms of organization in the Department of Defense decentralization by services, by service and program, and by services with some reallocation of functions decentralization by theater full unification and decentralization by strengthening the central controls of the present system.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE