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dc.contributor.advisorDesbrow, Sandra M.
dc.contributor.advisorGates, William
dc.contributor.authorOltman, Robert G.
dc.dateDecember 1995
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-29T22:50:01Z
dc.date.available2013-04-29T22:50:01Z
dc.date.issued1995-12
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10945/31351
dc.description.abstractManagement and Operations Contracting is a special contracting method that has been used by the Department of Energy with great success. It is a contractual vehicle that allows the Government to enter into an indefinite contractual relationship with the contractor. The primary question of this thesis is whether a Management and Operations contract could be utilized successfully to perform the requisite contract requirements under the Maritime Prepositioned Force (MPF) Program. The objective of this study is to analyze Management and Operations contracting as an alternate to the Option Year Contracting currently utilized. By comparing and contrasting these two procurement methods, it was established that a Management and Operations contract is a more cost effective and productive tool to meet the program's mission needs. The research revealed that Management and Operations contracting will produce significant benefits over the Option Year Contracting currently used. This study finds that Management and Operations contracting should be used in the MPF Program to ensure that the United States improves a critical element of the Marine Corps amphibious capability to respond to the challenges of the 21st Century.en_US
dc.format.extent88 p.en_US
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherMonterey, California. Naval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
dc.rightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. As such, it is in the public domain, and under the provisions of Title 17, United States Code, Section 105, may not be copyrighted.en_US
dc.titleOperations and Management contracts: a better alternative for MPF maintenanceen_US
dc.title.alternativeManagement and Operations contracts :|ba better alternative for MPF maintenanceen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.departmentManagement
dc.description.funderNAen_US
dc.description.recognitionNAen_US
dc.description.serviceU.S. Marine Corps (U.S.M.C.) author.en_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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