Questioning the Cost/Effectiveness of the R and D Procurement Process (Classic Reprint)

Questioning the Cost/Effectiveness of the R and D Procurement Process (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Questioning the Cost/Effectiveness of the R and D Procurement Process The r&d procurement process should be subjected to the same intense cost versus effectiveness questioning that has been applied in recent years by the Department of Defense to the choice of alternative proposed weapon systems. Under this cost/effectiveness evaluation approach, alter native means of contracting for research and development should be examined in light of their relative benefits and costs of all forms. The present procurement process controls the awards of over $8 billion annually of government-sponsored research and development contracts to industry, uni versities, and non-profit organizations. A broad view of the process in eludes not only the legislation, policies, and procedures that underlie red procurement but also the organizations and people, their attitudes, and indirect as well as direct effects of the process. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243113617
  • 9780243113613