Accession Number:

ADA324986

Title:

Contract Management Fixing DOD Payment Problems is Imperative.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL A FFAIRS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

In response to your request, we reviewed the Department of Defenses DOD efforts to improve its contract payment practices. Specifically, we looked at 1 the factors contributing to payment errors and increased costs, 2 DODS efforts to improve its payment system, and 3 payment practices of commercial companies that DOD might adopt. This report focuses on the payment of contracts administered by the Defense Contract Management Command DCMC and paid by the Defense Finance and Accounting Services DFAS Columbus Center.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE