Management and accounting of Government-furnished property in today's Army acquisition programs
Oxford, John R.
Dillard, John T.
Stone, Mark W.
MetadataShow full item record
One area of Government acquisition which has recently received special attention from Congress and the Department of Defense is the management and accounting for Government-Furnished Property. This facet of Government acquisition is also under great scrutiny as an entire Process Action Team was assigned to examine and make recommendations for the Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 45 Rewrite Tea established by the Director, Defense Procurement, Eleanor Spector. Government-Furnished Property was also debated during the recent 1995 Defense Acquisition Research Symposium. The intent of this thesis is to understand why Government-Furnished Property is used, how the use of Government-Furnished Property can assist an Army Program Manager save in costs and operate more effectively, and document needed changes to current regulations. Twelve separate recommendations are presented which highlight changes to existing regulations, policies, oversight, and staffing. The focus of the research was to visit and survey Army acquisition agencies and their Defense contractors to document their current concerns and comments for the use of Government-Furnished Property in their specific programs. (AN)
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Baucom, David F. (Monterey, California: U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, 1991-06);One area not identified by the Defense Management Review currently in progress is accountability for the commercial use of the Government Furnished Property located in Defense contractors' facilities. This study focused ...
Study on the applicability of and use of property management regulations in support of major acquisition programs in the Department of the Navy Castro, Robert A. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2001-12);The purchase of millions of dollars in Government property by various programs within the Department of the Navy in the development of many ACAT-1 Major Systems acquisition programs need to be reviewed to determine if the ...
Melton, Walter Harold (Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 1990);The purpose of this thesis is to identify problems in the management of Government Furnished Property (FP) in the Government's acquisition process. The research focused on the reasons the Armed Services Board of Appeals ...