Benefits of an Air Force contracting warrant officer program
Williams, Brian E.
Muir, John A.
Dix, John M.
MetadataShow full item record
The purpose of this research is to develop baseline research that can be expounded by future researchers to solidify the warrant officer track as a solution to creating a better contracting workforce through increased experience and more confidence within the contracting career field. This research investigates the perceived benefits and contrasting effects of adding the warrant officer track into the contracting career field. The assessment uses personal interviews and surveys covering job satisfaction model and expectancy theory. In addition, pay charts and scales are used to assess cost. Currently the Air Force (AF) is experiencing challenges in the contracting and acquisitions career field.
MBA Professional Report
RightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Frey, Kimberly A. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2001-12);This study examines the changing role of the contracting professional in the Department of Defense. Specifically, it examines the work effort of the contemporary contracting professional, the primary factors driving the ...
Rendon, Rene G. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2015);Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present the results of contract management process maturity assessments in the US Navy using a process capability maturity model. The maturity model is used to benchmark an ...
An exploratory study of Alpha contracting: antecedents, processes, issues, success factors and consequences Kirzow, Robert; Sweeney, Colleen (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009-09);Alpha contracting is a collaborative effort between a buyer and supplier during contract formation to maximize efficiency and effectiveness. Although several benefits of Alpha contracting are espoused in the literature, ...