Accession Number:

ADA563855

Title:

Experience Catalysts: How They Fill the Acquisition Experience Gap for the DoD

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIV FT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

In any business, trade, or profession, experience matters. Not surprisingly, the public tends to look at experience as a necessity when personal safety is paramount. Professions like the medical, transportation, and construction industries all rely heavily on experience. They take considerable time to qualify their respective corps through various experience incubators like internships,fellowships, apprentices, etc. - all on the job. They learn by doing Without doing these personnel may face challenges later they cannot easily overcome when know-how matters the most. The defense acquisition profession is no different. Experience has always been a vital constituent component. This article addresses the experience catalysts that matter most to the Defense Acquisition Workforce.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE