Accession Number:

AD1023261

Title:

Something for Nothing: Cash Flow as a Contract Incentive

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article

Corporate Author:

Defense Systems Management College Fort Belvoir United States

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Report Date:

2016-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

During our combined 70 years in acquisitions, we often have wondered why the government believes it needs to devote additional resources for incentives to achieve a benefit. The government actually has complete control over one of the strongest contract incentives possiblecash flow. Most important, in our fiscally constrained, sequestration-challenged environment, this incentive wouldnt require additional resources It uses funds already budgeted or obligated. Unfortunately, we havent really tried to exploit it as we should. So lets get to it.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE