Accession Number:

AD1088346

Title:

Getting Contractors to Cooperate: A Game-Theoretic Approach to Optimizing Acquisition Behaviors

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA PITTSBURGH United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2017-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

2.0

Abstract:

Misaligned incentives between contractors and the PMO produce ineffective cooperation, causing wasted effort, lost time, and poor results. Using game theory to frame these situations, and agent-based modelling to quantify them, we can design incentive mechanisms to promote cooperation and improve results.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE