Accession Number:

ADA091160

Title:

Contract Incentives for Product Quality

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 14 Aug 1979-1 Jun 1980

Corporate Author:

INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CORP SATELLITE BEACH FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

167.0

Abstract:

The Air Force has historically tried to control quality during the acquisition of major weapon systems. This study was performed to examine Air Force contracting and acquisition techniques utilized to assure the quality and reliability of weapon systems. The principal thrust of the study was to examine the general motivational aspects of the USAF contracting techniques relating to quality and reliability. The researcher examined current qualityreliability policy, conducted interviews, and used a questionnaire to evaluate and ascertain the effectiveness of the current qualityreliability policy.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE