Accession Number:

ADA543740

Title:

Performance-Based Life Cycle Product Support: A New Look at Enablers and Barriers

Descriptive Note:

Research paper

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIV WEST REGION SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2011-04-30

Pagination or Media Count:

62.0

Abstract:

The results of this study were obtained via a survey deployed to the DoD and contractor personnel working primarily in program management and logistics management by Defense Acquisition University. The study highlighted the impact of 15 factors on implementation of Performance-based Life Cycle Product Support PBL. The study contrasted 2011 results to a previous 2005 study on PBL barriers and enablers. The results of this study have applications to successful implementation of PBL throughout the DoD and the commercial industrial workplace. Significant information was obtained on 15 factors regarding effects on PBL implementation. Ten of the evaluated factors were determined to be enablers five were determined to be barriers. The research provided the following results 1. The top two most significant enabling factors for PBL were maintaining Warfighters Perspective and Strategic AlliancesPartnering in the 2011 study 2. The top two barriers to PBL were Cultural Paradigms and Technical Data in the 2011 study 3. Warfighters Perspective 2011 replaced Performance Metrics from the 2005 study as the most significant enabler 4. Cultural Paradigms 2011 replaced Funding from the 2005 study as the most significant barrier and 5. Two barriers from the 2005 study were determined to be enablers in the 2011 study Training and AwardsIncentives.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE