Accession Number:

ADA164980

Title:

Capital Equipment Acquisition Procedures for Enhancing Productivity at PWC (Public Works Center) San Francisco.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

99.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this thesis is to detail the management control process as related to the Productivity Program at the Navy Public Works Center PWC San Francisco, Calif. The Department of Defense and Navy programs provide a broad framework within all PWCs have developed their own unique Productivity Programs. The Asset Capitalization program ACP has provided industrial fund activities like PWCs with the means of implementing the productivity strategy. In particular, the Capital Equipment Investment Plan establishes a systematic approach in the substitution of capital equipment for labor with enhanced productivity a desired result. With such a plan, PWC San Francisco, has been able to achieve revitalization and modernization of capital assets. However, there are weaknesses in the planning and acquisition procedures which have been identified and which require management attention. Keywords Public Works Centers Productivity Capital investments Asset Capitalization Program Capital equipment Navy industrial fund Five-year Capital Equipment Investment Plan. Theses.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE