Accession Number:

ADA341776

Title:

The Government Purchase Card under the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Acr (FASA) of 1994: A Small Business Perspective.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

81.0

Abstract:

This thesis examines the effect of recent government acquisition reform initiatives on the small business establishment. Specifically, this thesis investigates the consequences of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act FASA of 1994 and the use of the government purchase card on government contracting using simplified acquisition procedures to the small business concern. It analyzes micro-purchase and small business set-aside transactions to understand the significant factors influencing the awarding of the government contract from a small business perspective. The thesis identifies and recommends business strategies that a small business concern can implement to improve its opportunities for conducting business with the federal government.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE