A Case Study of Acquisition Reform

Brigade Combat Team, the Vanguard for Army Transformation
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A Case Study of Acquisition Reform: Brigade Combat Team, the Vanguard for Army TransformationAuthor: Steven A. Dawson. A Case Study: Acquisition Reform and the Joint Primary Aircraft TrainingSystem (JPATS) Program [Kenneth W.

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It has been reproduced in the best form available to the : Kenneth W. McKinley. This thesis is a case study of the Interim Armored Vehicle (IAV) for the US Army Brigade Combat Team (BCT) and the application of acquisition reform and accelerated acquisition. Calhoun: The NPS Institutional Archive Theses and Dissertations Thesis Collection A case study: acquisition reform and the new V OSPREY program.

A Case Study: Acquisition Reform and the New V Osprey Program. Article. Mar ; Paul M. Riegert; This thesis provides background information on the once canceled V program and acquisition. Read this book on Questia.

A number of analyses have recently been conducted in efforts to update technical cost models and cost estimating relationships for fixed-wing combat aircraft, particulary in light of the numerous cost-saving measures that have been initiated over the past decade.

Weapon System Acquisition Reform Act, acquisition reform has appeared in multiple incarnations during the last half-century.

Despite many implemented reforms being apparent “successes,” the problems of cost and schedule growth have remained significant and persistent. While acquisition reform can tune the. acquisition issues negatively impacting the private sector.

This white paper is a culmination of their informed observations and a reflection of their findings. It is our intent that this study provide thoughtful insight as the IC and its private sector partners continue to push for reform of the acquisition process.

numerous other noteworthy studies on defense acquisition. The reform studies over the nearly fifty-year period arrived at most of the same findings and made similar recommendations. The following major studies on acquisition reform were conducted from to – The Weapons Acquisition Process—Harvard.

The authors caution that in the case of tactical aircraft, using general inflation rates to predict future aircraft prices is likely to lead to serious underestimates of future cost. This issue’s Current Research Resources in Defense Acquisition focuses on Acquisition Reform.

This thesis provides background information on the once canceled V program and acquisition reform and then examines the impact of the latter on the former.

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It analyzes the V program using DoD's ten guiding principles of acquisition reform as a standard and concludes that acquisition reform is having mixed results on this Major Defense Acquisition Program. Case The Acquisition Bid for UFJ Holdings: Case The Air France-KLM Merger Story: Case The Aventis-Sanofi Merger - Role of French Government.

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It analyzes the V program using DoD's ten guiding principles of acquisition reform as a standard and concludes that acquisition reform is having mixed results on this Major Defense.

Cultural Analysis Case Study: Implementation of Acquisition Reform within the Department of Defense by Donna R. Doane Susan D. Spencer Submitted to the Alfred P. Sloan School of Management and the School of Engineering on in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in the Management of Technology.

shortfalls have continued unabated, with more than major studies on acquisition reform since the end of World War II. Every Administration and virtually every Secretary of Defense has embarked on an acquisition reform effort.3 In the early s a number of.

The nation’s $ billion, decade-long defence spend will suffer the same all-too-familiar cost and time failures without a bold new program of weapons acquisition reform, as described by author Gary D. Stewart in his new book, Drain the Defence Swamp: A Blueprint for Weapons Acquisition Reform.

case studies, Yin‟s original book () on case study research is the classic book on case study design, i.e., how to do case study research. Yin sees case study research as a research strategy which has its strengths when the research project has a purpose to explain or.

researcher conducted an in-dept study of the acquisition records of the library using the book ordering list and the accession register which contain information on book order and supplies over the period under examination and accessioned materials for the study. The study is limited to the period of twenty years, this is between to   Download the Brief The Issue Acquisition reform occurs in cycles.

For example, to increase acquisition speed, the most recent cycle restructured the Pentagon to reduce and decentralize the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s (OSD) oversight of major defense acquisition programs (MDAPs). Using a qualitative and quantitative analysis of past reform cycles and MDAP cycle times.

Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). In the case study used in this article, the government technically “ac-quired” nothing, although the end result was the devel-opment and fielding of a product by private enterprise at an accelerated rate.

ACQUISITION REFORM CASE STUDY Coordinative Acquisition Strategies. For this purpose, a case study approach has been adopted to explain the phenomenon. In this case study, Data Motors acquired JELL in midInch was bleeding with heavy losses before the acquisition, but now the firm has Mandates a speedy turnaround in its fortunes with both the brands generating significant profits.

The implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), introduced by President Corazon Aquino inhas been slow, and the two case studies described in the article reveal the obstructions and complexities that are encountered in the administration of justice through agrarian reform.

compared with the case study of successful acquisition reform implementation in the Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM) program office.

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Results show a selective and tailored use of the change strategies presented. The JDAM program office placed particular emphasis on. Acquisition reform is a national imperative. To start to address the problem of how to fix the acquisition system, you have to understand the motivations of the different participants in the process.

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At their core, everyone wants to support the brave men and women that ensure freedom and security, but there are, of course, additional motivations. M&A case framework Right, now that you have a high-level understanding of why companies buy each other in the first place, let's discuss the framework you should use to analyse the transaction.

Partners at McKinsey, BCG and Bain typically look at 4 areas when working on M&A cases. For years, academic studies maintained mergers and acquisition (M&A) deals destroyed shareholder value. Inhowever, businesses around the globe bought (and therefore sold) more companies for more money than ever.

It was not just a year of record merger volume. This paper establishes measurements to evaluate the success of the Department of Defense components in implementing recent acquisition reform policies, most notably elements of the Weapon Systems Reform Act of and the differing iterations of Better Buying Power.

Due to the dataset available, success in this case reflects whether or not the policies adopted led to the specific outcomes. visitor survey. We are always looking for ways to improve customer experience on We would like to ask you for a moment of your time to fill in a short questionnaire, at the end of your visit.

If you decide to participate, a new browser tab will open so you can complete the survey after you have completed your visit to this website. This book contains a variety of case studies and frameworks based on the Key Principles of Public Sector Reform, which member countries across the Commonwealth can replicate, adapt or customise according to needs and local contexts.

The case studies speak to the. Cultural Analysis Case Study: Implementation of Acquisition Reform within the Department of Defense; DAO Manual-Spec Writing (Draft) [as ZIP archive] DETERMINING REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS OF ENTERPRISE INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR PROFITABILITY; DEVELOPING ADVANCED SYSTEMS THINKING Evolutionary Design as a Means.

Twelve Mini-Case Studies of Defense Acquisition." Harvard Business School CaseNovember Congress has been particularly active in legislating acquisition reform over the last three years.

For FYFY, NDAA titles specifically related to acquisition reform contained an average 1 CRS Report R, Defense Acquisition Reform: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress, by Moshe Schwartz.

2 P.L. 3 P.L. 4 P.L.Eight ActionS to improvE DEfEnSE AcquiSition iBm center for the Business of government The Challenge of Acquisition Reform The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has made numerous attempts to reform its acquisition system over the last 50 years.

These initiatives, combined with many in Congress, have pro-duced only modest improvements.