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dc.contributor.advisorLamm, David V.
dc.contributor.authorFarnen, Laurence, Jr
dc.dateDecember 1984
dc.date.accessioned2012-11-19T23:51:45Z
dc.date.available2012-11-19T23:51:45Z
dc.date.issued1984
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10945/19607
dc.descriptionApproved for public release; distribution is unlimiteden_US
dc.description.abstractThe objective of this thesis was to determine if contract incentives were appropriate for use in Dept. of Defense contracts for the purpose of motivating defense contractors to improve the maintainability of weapon systems under design. To accomplish the objective it was necessary to review the components of maintainability to determine appropriate targets for the incentives and to study the concepts and issues involved in the use of incentives to motivate contractor performance. The conclusions were based in part of the responses obtained during interviews conducted with Government representatives and engineering, contracting, and corporate and program management personnel from the defense industry. In addition, the incentive program in the case of the F/A-18 aircraft was reviewed and analyzed to determine the reason for its successen_US
dc.description.urihttp://archive.org/details/usingincentivest00farn
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.rightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in U.S. Code, section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.en_US
dc.subject.lcshManagementen_US
dc.titleUsing incentives to improve maintainability.en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.corporateNaval Postgraduate school
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Administrative Sciences
dc.subject.authorIncentivesen_US
dc.subject.authorMaintainabilityen_US
dc.subject.authorContractor Motivationen_US
dc.description.serviceCaptain, United States Marine Corpsen_US
etd.thesisdegree.nameM.S. in Managementen_US
etd.thesisdegree.levelMastersen_US
etd.thesisdegree.disciplineManagementen_US
etd.thesisdegree.grantorNaval Postgraduate Schoolen_US


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