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dc.contributor.advisorBarrios-Choplin, Robert
dc.contributor.advisorMutty, John E.
dc.contributor.authorAlexander, Maureen.
dc.date.accessioned2013-01-23T22:00:07Z
dc.date.available2013-01-23T22:00:07Z
dc.date.issued1997-12
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10945/26518
dc.description.abstractThe Quadrennial Defense Review underscored the importance of reevaluating the operation of the Department of Defense. The Department of the Navy Organization Management and Infrastructure Team is charged with generating analysis to arrive at recommendations for change that will improve decision makers information and incentives. Through the use of survey research, and sorting techniques, this thesis identifies the need for budget flexibility during the execution phase for commanders to address emergent issues at the local level, especially at Recruiting, Supply and Support commands. Financial controls such as fences, floors, ceilings and thresholds erode the commander's ability to manage the organization effectively. The financial controls and reduced funding combine to cause difficulties in command operations. The result is a hierarchy of funding. The mission first, quality of life second and facilities last. A model program, exercising budget flexibility during the budget execution phase, is recommended to provide further concrete evidenceen_US
dc.description.urihttp://archive.org/details/theeffectsoffina1094526518
dc.format.extentxii, 183 p.;28 cm.en_US
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherMonterey, California. Naval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
dc.titleThe effects of financial controls of activity operationsen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.corporateNaval Postgraduate School
dc.contributor.schoolNaval Postgraduate School
dc.contributor.departmentManagement
dc.subject.authorBudget Executionen_US
dc.subject.authorFinancial Controlsen_US
dc.subject.authorComptrollershipen_US
dc.subject.authorCeilingsen_US
dc.subject.authorFencesen_US
dc.subject.authorFloorsen_US
dc.subject.authorThresholdsen_US
dc.subject.authorMissionen_US
dc.subject.authorQuality of Lifeen_US
dc.subject.authorFacilitiesen_US
dc.description.serviceCommander, Fleet Support, United States Navyen_US
etd.thesisdegree.nameM.S. in Managementen_US
etd.thesisdegree.levelMastersen_US
etd.thesisdegree.disciplineManagementen_US
etd.thesisdegree.grantorNaval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
dc.description.distributionstatementApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited.


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