Accession Number:

ADA586016

Title:

Analysis and Recommendation for a Fifteen Percent Cut in Space and Naval Warfare Command for Management Support Services

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC POLICY

Report Date:

2013-06-30

Pagination or Media Count:

88.0

Abstract:

In this MBA project, we develop a linear programming model to use as a capital budgeting decision support tool for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command SPAWAR. The Office of Management and Budget OMB is requiring a 15 reduction in SPAWARs spending on management support services in the fiscal year FY 2014 budget. This thesis develops an operational linear optimization decision model meant to provide analysis and recommendations to support the decision-making by SPAWAR on achieving the required spending reduction within 10 product service codes PSCs with minimal impact to the warfighter. The model is easy to use and can be adjusted to account for changes in the decision environment of SPAWAR. Based on our optimization decision model results and analysis, we provide recommendations to SPAWAR for PSC spending that can be effectively utilized for the FY2014 budget.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE