Improving equipment readiness in the Marine Corps
Westhoff, William Henry
Sagehorn, Robert W.
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Equipment readiness is an essential component in maintaining the Marine Corps as this country's "Force in Readiness." This thesis used a survey of the logistic system operators to identify the four major improvement goals of command interest, improved training, better use of personnel and a revised stockage criteria to enhance Fleet Marine Forces equipment readiness. Managerial techniques, such as management by objectives, process analysis and variable stockage criteria are presented as possible means of attaining the goals identified in the survey.
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