Accession Number:

ADA009183

Title:

Managing Cost Overrun Engineering Change Proposals.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND TEXARKANA TEX INTERN TRAINING CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

This research report examines data collected representing cost estimates for engineering changes and the actual cost of the change. It gives a picture of the outcome of the present method of approval authority at the United States Army Electronics Command. The history of past cost estimates is reviewed and by use of regression analysis an attempt is made to control possible cost overruns in the future. This data revealed a serious deffiency in certain areas and a recommendation is made to revise the present method to try to reduce the serious cost overruns that occurred.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE